Solidarity Christmas Celebration 2015

In the spirit of Christmas and thanksgiving, the Interreligious Solidarity for Peace, Peace Advocates Zamboanga and ZABIDA in partnership with Claret School of Zamboanga City and San Antonio Maria Claret Parish, held a Solidarity Christmas Celebration. It serves as a way to celebrate partnership with the different stakeholders that throughout the year and more years […]

ZABIDA Launches Sectoral Rights Advocacy Campaign

The Zamboanga-Basilan Integrated Development Alliances, Inc. (ZABIDA), a consortium of four pro-peace and pro-development organizations launched the Sectoral Advocacy Campaign during the celebration of the International Human Rights Day on Dec. 10. In the celebration of the 67th International Human Rights Day today, eight (8) Marginalized sectors in Zamboanga city shared their statements on their Identified Priority […]


The executive director of the non-government policy think tank Institute for Autonomy and Governance (IAG) has urged civil society organizations in Mindanao to sustain the gains of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) in the event that its legal mechanism Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) shall not be enacted into law when the term of […]

Two of the awards, given by the ISP, were posthumous

Tungawan, ZamboangaSibugayMayor Randy Climaco, slain in an ambush only last October, was hailed as a “martyr”.  The award said of him: “Reared by strong religious education, he labored to perform his political duties to give his constituents a better, peaceful life. In a community-driven by conflict and violence, he was a peacemaker by bringing enemies […]