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Posts Tagged ‘Initiatives for International Dialogue’ (8 found)

Uphold Women’s Political Participation, ASEAN Governments Urged

A day ahead of the 26th ASEAN Summit scheduled on April 26th and 27th in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, women activists and peacebuilders participants to the recently concluded ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People’s Forum (ACSC/APF) 2015 today urged ASEAN member states to uphold women’s political participation in conflict/post-conflict situations as enshrined in the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security and General Recommendation number 30 of the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) […]

April 27, 2015  •  By Initiatives for International Dialogue  •  Tags:  •  Read more ➤

ASEAN Urged to Strengthen Civil Society’s Role in Regional Peace and Human Security

‘As the ASEAN heads towards developing its Post-2015 vision of a people-centered and peaceful ASEAN, key members of civil society organizations (CSO) see the crucial task for the regional bloc to strengthen the role of the CSOs in addressing the issues of regional peace and human security that continue to challenge the entire regional community.’ […]

April 21, 2015  •  By Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict in Southeast Asia and Initiatives for International Dialogue  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

End Oppression Now! Support a Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity in Burma!

More than 50 people representing the Free Burma Coalition – Philippines held a demonstration in front of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) at Roxas Blvd in Manila calling on the Philippine government to support the international call for the creation of a UN Commission of Inquiry to investigate crimes against humanity in Burma. The demonstrators held a program to commemorate the 23rd year anniversary of the violent crackdown on Burma’s national people’s uprising outside of the DFA building while a short ceremony was happening inside to celebrate the 44th year since the founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) […]

August 8, 2011  •  By Initiatives for International Dialogue and Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ASEAN, UN, asked to support refugees fleeing armed conflict in Burma: This shows the bankruptcy of junta’s 2010 polls, activists say

“There is no doubt in our mind that this decades-old armed conflict in Burma can only be resolved by forcing the junta to democratize. The Burmese junta historically is even fuelling the conflict between armed groups. This continued armed conflict simply exposes the bankruptcy of junta’s 2010 elections.”

Thus said Egoy Bans, spokesperson of the Free Burma Coalition-Philippines in reaction to the armed conflict that sparked recently near the Thai-Burma borders as a result of an increasing tension between the Burma’s military regime, The State Peace and Development Council and ethnic armed groups […]

December 15, 2010  •  By Initiatives for International Dialogue  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burmese Community and Supporters Hold “People’s Elections” in Davao City, Philippines

The Initiatives for International Dialogue (IID) and the Bukluran para sa Sosyalistang Isip at Gawa (BISIG) held a demonstration at the Department of Foreign Affairs office in Davao City today. Over 30 members of the Burmese community and their supporters signed postcards […]

May 27, 2010  •  By Initiatives for International Dialogue, Bukluran para sa Sosyalistang Isip at Gawa  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Filipino activists hold “PEOPLE’s ELECTION” at Burma embassy; urge Noynoy to adopt mom’s strong position against Myanmar junta

Filipino solidarity activists under the Free Burma Coalition – Philippines (FBC-Phils) today staged a “PEOPLE’s ELECTION” in front of the Burma Embassy in Makati City to denounce Burma’s 2010 military elections […]

May 27, 2010  •  By Free Burma Coalition – Philippines  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Filipino solidarity activists to join Global Day of Action to Denounce Burma’s 2010 Military Elections

Rally at Myanmar Embassy Tomorrow

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the 1990 elections in Burma on May 27, activists around the world including those from the Philippines will mark the day with demonstrations and other solidarity events […]

May 26, 2010  •  By Free Burma Coalition - Philippines, Initiatives for International Dialogue  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Video on Burma by Philippine Senator Pimentel

Philippine Senator Aquilino ‘Nene’ Q. Pimentel, Jr., Chairman of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Committee on Human Rights of Parliamentarians, has produced a 17-minute video presentation about the situation in Burma and recommended solutions. […]

March 24, 2010  •  By Initiatives for International Dialogue, Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤