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[Press Release] South African Extraordinary Professor and UN official to visit PH for the International Week of the Disappeared -AFAD

South African Extraordinary Professor and UN official to visit PH for the International Week of the Disappeared Mr. Jeremy Sarkin, Extraordinary Professor of the University of South Africa, former Chairperson-Rapporteur and incumbent member of the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (UNWGEID) will visit the country in his personal capacity as a…

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[In the news] Sagada demands recognition and documentation of customary land laws -www.nordis.net

Sagada demands recognition and documentation of customary land laws. By ALMA B. SINUMLAG, http://www.nordis.net May 27, 2012 BAGUIO CITY — Due to the threat of the state’s land-related policies on the traditional concept of land ownership in the municipality of Sagada, Mt Province, a forum-workshop was held entitled “Empowering indigenous peoples on traditional customary institutions”…

[Event] Saving Young Women’s Lives, Avoiding Early Pregnancy, Strengthening Sexuality Education and Sexual Responsibility -WomanHealth Philippines

Dear Friends, An estimated 1 out of 4 young Filipino women aged 15-24 get pregnant, and approximately 4 of them die each day from complications in pregnancy and childbirth. Yet these numbers do not reflect the struggle that these young women face to save their lives. Neither does it show the rise in early pregnancy…

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[Announcement] CHRP opens iHumanRights Facebook page and Tweeter account

Dear All, iHumanrights would like to invite you to view its facebook and twitter pages. Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/pages/IHumanRights/360669190660629 Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/iHumanRights Thank you. ———————————————— About iHumanRights The iHumanRights Project (ihumanrights.ph) is collaborative undertaking among the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHRP) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with the overall objective of improving the human…

OHCHR

[From the web] South-East Asia / Agrofuel: UN rights experts raise alarm on land development mega-projects -OHCHR

South-East Asia / Agrofuel: UN rights experts raise alarm on land development mega-projects Source: http://www.ohchr.org GENEVA (23 May 2012) – Two United Nations experts on food and indigenous peoples today urged South-East Asian states not to sideline the human rights of communities across the region who derive their livelihoods, traditions and ways of life directly…

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[Press Release] “Buhay Dagat, Buhay Natin” 1,075 meter Mural Fencing and Ocean Jam Concert Celebrate Ocean Month -DAKILA

“Buhay Dagat, Buhay Natin” 1,075 meter Mural Fencing and Ocean Jam Concert Celebrate Ocean Month In celebration of the Month of the Ocean, The Department of Environment and Natural Resources Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (DENR-PAWB) in partnership with Yabang Pinoy, Dolphins Love Freedom, Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines, Save the Philippine Seas, Yabang…