Saturday, September 1, 2018

Peace Consciousness Month on September

From the Mindanao Times (Sep 1): Peace Consciousness Month on September

The Mindanao Peace Council is urging the public to join in the activities during the Peace Consciousness Month this September.

“We will be starting it with a kick off activity (this) Sunday with a fun run for the benefit of a Lumad School in Sitio Inamong, Arakan,” said MPC’s Hope Fernandez.

On Sept. 11-13, there will also be a Peace Fair at Abreeza.

On Sept. 28, a peace concert dubbed Huni sa Kalinaw will take place at Rizal Park.

Delegations from Aparri to Jolo will be presenting their peace aspiration to President Rodrigo Duterte who is set to be the guest speaker during the concert.

“We encourage everyone to also have your own activities to celebrate the Peace Consciousness Month with the theme ‘Peace Na Tayo! Mithiing Kapayapaan Sama-samang Isakatapuran’,” Fernandez said.

“It is also an opportunity to improve more heighten the awareness of the public on the state of the peace process of the country,” she furthered.

The MPC is a partner non-government office (NGO) of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP).

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