The Role of Citizen’s Care in Election Monitoring

March 14, 2014 // Leave a Comment

Through the Citizens Coalition for ARMM Electoral Reform or better known as Citizens CARE, the Provincial Election Monitoring and Action Center (PEMAC) was realized. The PEMAC was designed to serve as the central monitoring unit where information relative to the conduct of elections including security coverage would be addressed. It becomes a strategic bridge that provides a sharing and counter validation of the data received from the ground during the national and local synchronized elections, as well as in today’s Barangay elections. Established at Kampo Ranao of the 103rd Infantry Brigade led by Col. Glenn Macasero, this Election Monitoring team…

The Establishment of the Peace Zone

January 13, 2014 // Leave a Comment

The Maranao People Development Centre Inc. (MARADECA) in partnership with the Lutheran World Relief (LWR) supportred the initiative of the Local Government of the Municipality of Tugaya in Lanao del Sur to establish a Zone of Peace in the municipality. At least one hundred fifty-eight (158) spectators from the five (5) barangays of Tugaya including Brgy. Tangkal, Gurain, Dilimbayan, Bago a Ingud, and Lumbac attended the ceremonies. The Establishment of the Peace Zone was a concrete step on the campaign of the Municipality of Tugaya to establish lasting peace to realise a sustainable socio-economnic development in the municipality. The Signing…