GPPAC-Southeast Asia organised “The Pilot Program of the Regional Training Workshop on Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation” last 25-30 November 2019 in Penang, Malaysia. This training is a partnership project between GPPAC-SEA member Southeast Asia Conflict Studies Network (SEACSN), the Research and Education for Peace, Universiti Sains Malaysia (REPUSM), and GPPAC-SEA’s Regional Secretariat, the Initiatives for […]
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How to apply Please send your CV, a cover letter explaining your motivation and how you fit the requirements, and any writing sample (can be an essay, article, etc.) to the GPPAC-SEA Regional Secretariat at email@example.com (cc firstname.lastname@example.org). Please indicate your preference for internship 1 or 2 in the subject of the email. Only complete applications will be […]
CHANGING CONTEXTS, LOCALIZED ASSYMETRY AND CULTURAL COHESION IN MINDANAO A LOCAL AND GLOBAL CHALLENGE
Thank you MISS for the invitation for me to speak at your annual convention. Am humbled and honored as seldom do civil society voices get to be heard in significant gatherings such as yours. I am thus also challenged to perhaps provide a different, perhaps some fresh perspective in the concerns and issues that you are tackling in this meeting.
The aim of your conference is to discuss the significance of Mindanao to the country and to the world. This is very apt in these challenging times.
Peace activists and key civil society actors from different parts of Southeast Asia are set to embark on a solidarity and peace mission to Mindanao next week as part of a “Friends of the Bangsamoro” campaign, jointly organized by the Initiatives for International Dialogue (IID), Mindanao Peace Weavers (MPW) and Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict-South East Asia (GPPAC-SEA).
As Timor-Leste is about to complete its first 12 years as a sovereign Nation-State, it is now confronting the inevitable, the challenge-of-all-challenges: moving forward without Xanana Gusmão at the helm. Since the war years, particularly in the eighties and nineties, until today, it has been Xanana Gusmão providing a sense of unity and security, having […]
The Initiatives for International Dialogue (IID) is a Philippines-based advocacy institution promoting human security, democratization and people-to-people solidarity.
IID conducts policy advocacy and campaign programs on Burma, Mindanao, Southern Thailand, West Papua, and East Timor.