AMIN Joins Mindanao Week of Peace 2012 Celebrations
Anak Mindanao (AMIN) Party | 12.10.2012
PHILIPPINES: Anak Mindanao (AMIN) Party List members joined the Solidarity-Cultural Walk for Peace from Bantayog ng mga Bayani to the Quezon City Memorial Circle this morning (December 5, 2012) for the culmination ceremony of this year’s Mindanao Week of Peace celebration.
The said event was organized by Mindanao Solidarity Network (MSN), in which AMIN is an active group member among other civil society organizations in partnership with the local government of Quezon City. This year’s theme is “Kapayapaan Atin Ito, Magkaisa Tayo Para sa Kapayapaan sa Mindanao,” focusing more on the recent and significant signing of the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro.
The Mindanao Week of Peace is actually an annual weeklong celebration of solidarity actions for peace through series of peace-building activities with the public. It was in 2010 when the local government of Quezon City passed an ordinance declaring the last week of November of every year as the Mindanao week of peace celebration in Quezon City and co-organized various activities for the celebration. The celebration seeks to mainstream the Mindanao issue in the Nation Capital Region where the decision, policy and opinion-makers reside.