Category Archives: pluralism

ADVOCACIES: Promoting Pluralism In Countering Violent Extremism: A View from Civil Society

Gus Miclat and Marc Batac Initiatives for International Dialogue (IID) Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC)] The interest in discussing and addressing violent extremism (VE) and its prevention in recent weeks has reached some sort of a crescendo in this country due to the lingering Marawi siege; and in the region due […]

Statement Condemning the Recent Bombing in Cotabato City

Al Qalam Institute of Ateneo de Davao University Statement   Al Qalam Institute strongly condemns the vicious and cowardly acts of terrorism against innocent civilians in Cotabato City last August 5, 2013. The bomb explosion along Sinusat Avenue shortly before 5 p.m. … Continue reading

In the pursuit of shared spaces.

 ”trying to find sense in a multilaterally occupied space”. Trying to see spaces where one can find ones niche is a challenge in today’s era where all fields of knowledge intersect with each other, where education would need philosophizing, science needs conscienticizing, technology needs ethicalizing. Each field of human endeavour trying to establish their own […]