Category Archives: UNYPAD

Dialogue on BOL organized by Community Security Working Groups in Maguindanao

By: UNYPAD ComTeam COTABATO CITY/ October 1, 2018 – Dialogue on the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) was organized by Community Security Working Groups (CSWG) in the municipalities of Pagalunagan and Parang, Maguindanao respectively last September facilitated by the United Youth for Peace (UNYPAD). This project is supported by the European Union (EU) aimed at empowering…

Fondation Suisse de Deminage Certifys UNYPAD Cluster-3 Provincial Chapter as Volunteers on Mine Risk Education

By: Muhammad Musa COTABATO CITY / September 18, 2018 – Selected officers and members of UNYPAD Cluster-3 Provincial Chapter together with other civil society organizations and municipal disaster risk reduction officers’ volunteers successfully completed the two weeks Mine Risk Education Training conducted by Fondation Suisse de Deminage (FSD) on September 1-16, 2018 held at Paraiso…

Training of Trainers on Bangsamoro Organic Law organize by UNYPAD Cluster II North Cotabato Provincial Chapter

By: Gani  Dimasangkay PIKIT, NORTH COTABATO/ September 13, 2018 – The United Youth For Peace and Development (UNYPAD) Cluster II Provincial Chapter conducted a training on trainers (TOT) on Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) on September 8, 2018 held at Barangay, Batulawan, Pikit, North Cotabato. Badrodin  Mamendig, Provincial Vice Chairman for External Affairs of UNYPAD North…

UNYPAD educates Luzon youth leaders on Bangsamoro history and BBL

By: UNYPAD ComTeam COTABATO CITY/ June 30, 2018 – In a bid to increase understanding and awareness among Filipino youth leaders on the struggle, sentiments and aspirations of the Bangsamoro people, the United Youth for Peace and Development, Inc. (UNYPAD) shared the Bangsamoro history and Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to the youth leaders of Luzon…

BBL Deserves our Much-Needed Critical Support and Political Awareness under the new Presidential Administration

A Statement from United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD) Issued on 28 July 2018 in Cotabato City, Philippines   BBL Deserves our Much-Needed Critical Support and Political Awareness under the new Presidential Administration   We, the Bangsamoro youth, strongly believe that Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) remains the most viable option for the cessation of…

UNYPAD prepares for the coming of holy month of Ramadan

By: UNYPAD ComTeam   COTABATO CITY/ May 16, 2018 – Around 500 Moro youth were able to grace the Islamic Symposium organized by the United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD) National Committee on Dawah and Education hosted here at Cotabato City by the Cotabato City Chapter. Ustadz Yusoph Lumambas, Secretary General of UNYPAD said…

Inducted Lambayong municipal chapter officers pledged commitment to UNYPAD

By: UNYPAD ComTeam ISULAN, SULTAN KUDARAT/April 27, 2018 – The newly inducted chapter officers and members of UNYPAD in Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat, had pledged their commitment of support for the realization of the organization’s vision and mission during induction ceremony held at Lambayong National High School, Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat last April 21, 2018. UNYPAD Lambayong…

UNYPAD-Sultan Kudarat Chapter, BIAF facilitate Awareness Forum on Violent Extremism, Radicalism

By: UNYPAD ComTeam ISULAN, SULTAN KUDARAT/ April 17, 2018 – In an effort to engage more Moro people in strengthening security measures in the communities,  the  United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD)  Sultan Kudarat Provincial Chapter in coordination with the 105th Base Command of Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (BIAF)-Moro Islamic liberation Front (MILF) facilitated…

UNYPAD joins Forum on Climate Change and Mining: Policy Perspective under the EITI Framework

By: UNYPAD ComTeam GENERAL SANTOS CITY / April 15, 2018 – Two representatives from UNYPAD joined in the Forum on Climate Change and Mining: Policy Perspective under the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) Framework held at T’boli Hotel in General Santos City on April 11-12, 2018. Mohammad Aratuc, Chairman of the UNYPAD-Maguindanao Cluster 1 Provincial…

UNYPAD national officers conduct orientation in NCR

By: Welmeda D. Hadji Ali TAGUIG CITY / March 28 – UNYPAD President Dr. Rahib Kudto and National Chairperson of the Women Affairs Committee (WAC) Baisanie Macabuat recently conducted an orientation to the officers and members of UNYPAD National Capital Region (NCR) Chapters. The meeting, held at the Green Mosque Imelda R. Marcos (IRM) Lower…

UNYPAD Sultan Kudarat Provincial Chapter Holds Forum on Peace Process, Violent Extremism and Radicalism

By: Morsid Tilon U. Guiapal ISULAN, Sultan Kudarat/ March 20 – United Youth for Peace and Development Inc., (UNYPAD) Sultan Kudarat Provincial Chapter recently held Forum on Awareness on Peace Process, Violent Extremism and Radicalism in order update the Bangsamoro people on the recent development of the Bangsamoro peace process and educate the public on…

UNYPAD North Cotabato Cluster-2 strengthens its chapters

By: Jhoe Balabagan ALEOSAN, North Cotabato / March 15 – In an effort to strengthen their chapters, thirty (30) provincial and municipal officers of UNYPAD North Cotabato Cluster-2 attended the assessment meeting held at Mahad Pagangan in this town on March 11, 2018. Hamsa Landayan, the provincial chairman of North Cotabato Cluster-2 facilitated the discussion…

“PEaCE for Good Governance” Project takes off

By: UNYPAD ComTeam COTABATO City / March 2 – The Conciliation Resources (CR) and its partners, United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD) and Teduray Lambangian Women’s Organization Inc. (TLWOI), implement a European Union (EU)-funded project aimed at empowering communities in the Bangsamoro to resolve local conflicts and improve local governance in collaboration with government…

UNYPAD Davao City Chapter installs its new chairman

By: UNYPAD ComTeam DAVAO City/ February 11 – “United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD) Davao City recently installed Muhajer Gawan as its new Chapter Chairman,” Gabriel Palma, the Regional Coordinator of Davao Region, said on Saturday after the special meeting called to the officers of the region on February 4 at Ecoland, Davao City….

UNYPAD Davao City Chapter installs its new chairman

By: UNYPAD ComTeam DAVAO City/ February 11 – “United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD) Davao City recently installed Muhajer Gawan as its new Chapter Chairman,” Gabriel Palma, the Regional Coordinator of Davao Region, said on Saturday after the special meeting called to the officers of the region on February 4 at Ecoland, Davao City….

UNYPAD-Maguindanao hosts forum on updates of Bangsamoro peace process

By: UNYPAD ComTeam BULUAN, Maguindanao/January 30 – In able to give various stakeholders of Maguindanao updates on the status of the peace process between the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD) Maguindanao-3 hosted a forum held at Mahad Tahfidz Al-Qur-anil Kareem, Poblacion, Buluan, Maguindanao…

Maranao Youth in Lanao Coastal areas pledge loyalty on UNYPAD

By: UNYPAD ComTeam MALABANG, Lanao del Sur/ January 11 – Maranao youth coming from six coastal municipalities of Lanao del Sur pledged loyalty to the United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD) during the oath taking and induction ceremony on Tuesday, December 26 held at the Sultan Amer M. Balindong Gymnasium, Malabang, Lanao del Sur….

UNYPAD Sultan Kudarat Provincial Chapter holds Basic Journalism Seminar-Workshop

By: UNYPAD ComTeam ISULAN, SULTAN KUDARAT/December 28 – The United Youth for Peace and Development, Inc. (UNYPAD)– Sultan Kudarat Provincial Chapter held a one-day Basic Journalism Seminar-Workshop at Madrasah Hadjih Abubakar Litilawatil Qur’anil Kareem, Datu Phenry Compound, Kalawag II, Isulan, Sultan Kudarat on December 20, 2017. Twenty-eight (28) youths from different municipalities of Sultan Kudarat…

Save the Children, UNYPAD kickoff research on Context and Risk assessment for Mindanao

By:  UNYPAD ComTeam COTABATO CITY/October 19 – The Save the Children – Philippines had partnered the United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD) in a research on the context and risk assessment for Mindanao in the conflict-affected communities of Maguindanao, Lanao and Zamboanga City. Morsidin Husain, deputy director of the Development Management Center (DMC) of…

UNYPAD strengthens its community programs

By: UNYPAD ComTeam COTABATO CITY/October 12 – The leaders of North Cotabato Cluster-3 accompanied by Cluster-2 provincial chapters of the United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD) had met with the Executive Council Officers of UNYPAD at the national office, Rosales St., Cotabato City on Thursday, October 10, to discuss issues and concerns existing in their…

Engr. Saidona, JDS Scholar from Hiroshima University conducts research on shelter rehabilitation in conflict-affected areas in Mindanao

By: UNYPAD ComTeam COTABATO CITY/September 27 – Engineer Saidona Lawan, student of Hiroshima University will conduct data gathering for his thesis titled “Shelter rehabilitation in conflict-affected areas in Central Mindanao”.  The research primarily aims to assess the rehabilitation projects in conflict-affected areas in Mindanao.  It is expected to come up general technical guidelines for housing…

Kutawato Multimedia Network attends ASEAN conference in Manila

By: UNYPAD ComTeam PASAY CITY, MANILA/September 24 — The delegates from Mindanao coming from Kutawato Multimedia Network (KuMuNet) member-organizations represented by the ForumZfd, Balay Mindanao and the United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD) have actively participated in the ASEAN Conference on Peace and the Prevention of Violent Extremism in Southeast Asia held on September…

Action Against Hunger, UNYPAD forge partnership to help Marawi IDPs

By: UNYPAD ComTeam COTABATO CITY/September 21, 2017 – The United Youth for Peace and Development – Ranao Chapter (UNYPAD – RANAO) and Action Against Hunger (AAH) forged a partnership in providing relief assistance to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Lanao del Sur on September 18. Yusoph Lumambas, project coordinator for this program said that…