Community participatory planning in 12 brgys of Lanao Sur completed

October 21, 2018 // Leave a Comment

Maradeca Inc. held consultative meetings in 12 barangays of Lanao del Sur to develop Community Service Improvement Plan in the next five years. These consultative meetings were undertaken in two barangays of Bubong town, four barangays in Buadiposo Buntong municipality, and six barangays in Lumbatan town. These series of community engagements aimed to broadly improve peace and stability in the region by “strengthening the capacity, legitimacy, transparency, and accountability of local government; and increasing the involvement of citizens in governance through civic education, civil society strengthening, and peoples’ participation.” Maradeca Inc. partnered with DAI ENGAGE with support from USAID in realizing these. Beneficiaries are among the 24 local government units and 48…

CSOs in Lanao Sur hold forum on transitional justice

October 21, 2018 // Leave a Comment

Civil society in Lanao Sur conducted a forum on transitional justice and reconciliation (TJR) at MSU-main campus to know the government’s program for Marawi’s rehabilitation and to determine the relevance of transitional justice and reconciliation in reconstruction phase.  “There are many things to consider in the actual rehabilitation of Marawi and such must reflect the perspectives of the Maranao constituents,” said Guiamel Alim, chairperson of CBCS, the main resource person. Alim believed that transitional justice– its framework and mechanism, can help rehabilitate Marawi. He however emphasized the need to integrate Maranao’s perspectives and plans in the whole reconstruction process. In that forum,…