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Mindanaoan cultural artists speak peace in Obrang Kalinaw virtual show

Mindanaoan cultural artists brought the week of peace celebration more vibrance by showcasing their crafts through an online show dubbed as “Obrang Kalinaw (Peace): The Mindanaoan Cultural Artists as Peace Influencers”, on November 30, 2020. The virtual event was a collaborative effort by the regional messaging hubs of the OURmindaNOW that featured artists Janaria Magancong…

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SOX theatre group performs virtual plays at the 33rd season, festival of dramatic arts

Theatre artists from the SOCCSKSARGEN region in Mindanao brought the world of theatre, this time, on a virtual stage, dubbed as the Kilos Kalinaw Virtual Plays at the 33rd Season and Festival of Dramatic Arts, in a form of a three-part show that run on November 27, December 1 and December 3, via Facebook and…

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MSU Gensan’s peace, development institute names new director

Mindanao State University-General Santos City has just appointed Dr. Jovar Pantao as the new director of the Institute for Peace and Development (IPDM), the host institution of the SOX (SOCCSKSARGEN) Messaging Hub. Dr. Pantao officially took the position in October 2020 after he finished his term as the chairperson of the university’s Bachelor of Elementary…

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EAI, Plan partner for first Digital Tech Camp

As a response to the shift to online space brought by the current global health crisis, the OURmindaNOW Tech Camp goes digital for the first time. This, after Equal Access International (EAI) Philippines and Plan International forged a partnership to host the Digital Tech Camp. The Digital Tech Camp is designed to strengthen the capacity,…

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Building Peace Together

A global health crisis will not stop Mindanaoan people from joining hands together digitally in building a more just, humane, and peaceful future. Equal Access International amplified local narratives of peace influencers in the celebration of International Peace Day 2020 through the #HowIBuildPeace movement which was participated by all EAI country offices worldwide. This year’s…

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Minda-wide caucus series on ATA of 2020 awareness to draw recommendations for the IRR

In a bid to contribute to the ongoing crafting of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020, Equal Access International Philippines facilitated a series of caucus at the regional nodes, dubbed as the Honest Conversations of Peace: ATA 2020 IRR Intersectoral Caucus, gathering more than 200 individuals from the…

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SOX Messaging Hub pilots weekly online peace show ‘Kilos Kalinaw’

Member youth groups and organizations from the SOX (SOCCSKSARGEN) Messaging Hub took their peace conversations online through a weekly Facebook live show dubbed “Kilos Kalinaw (Act for Peace)”, in celebration of the International Day of Peace and the Peace Consciousness Month in September. Kilos Kalinaw, a weekly and month-long series aired every Sunday at 7:00…

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Kutawato youth bring peace conversation online through ‘Usapang Kapayapaan’

Amid the global pandemic, the youth continues to respond to the challenges of the times and made their presence felt in online space with peace and development conversations.  In Cotabato, Equal Access International-Philippines Tech Camp alumni, member youth and partner organizations of the Kutawato Messaging Hub converge in coming up with a weekly online series,…

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EAI-PH International Peace Day celebration goes digital

Peace partners across the country are showing support this September through various online discussions and dialogues, as part of the International Peace Day 2020 celebration. Equal Access International Philippines is leading the #HowIBuildPeace global campaign along with fourteen (14) countries with EAI presence, including Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad,  Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mali, Nepal, Niger,…

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Celebrating the youth, the real-life heroes

The month of August was a celebration of individuals who play key roles in this generation – the youth and the humanitarian workers or our #RealLifeHeroes. The International Youth Day on August 12 and the World Humanitarian Day on August 19 were both celebrated, albeit more virtually, around the globe. This year’s theme of the…