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Beng declares Nov. 30 to Dec. 6 as ‘Week of Peace’

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Mayor Beng  Climaco has declared the period from November 30 to December 6 as the Mindanao Week of Peace.

In Executive Order BC 312-2017, the chief executive enjoined the active participation of all schools, government entities, private institutions, non-government organizations, parishes, church-based organizations, civil society groups, urban poor communities and other people’s organization in the week-long activities.

Now on its 20th year, the Mindanao Week of Peace is spearheaded by the Peace Advocates Zamboanga (PAZ) and the Inter-religious Solidarity for Peace (ISP).

This year’s celebration theme is “Sustaining the Journey for Peace”.

Father Angel Calvo, CMF, president of PAZ and lead convener of ISP said that every resident and all sector must make it their responsibility to pursue peace.

“Peace is so important in our land, in the whole world for that matter, but in our land especially in Mindanao, that we cannot leave it only to the military, the local government, the politicians, but everybody, all the sectors, should be involved,” Calvo said on Monday during the press conference at City Hall.

The Mindanao Week of Peace will have various activities throughout its observance including the Grand Opening Peace Parade on December 1 at 7 AM from Sta. Maria Central School to Scout Limbaga Pasonanca, the Festival de Cine Paz Mindanao Screening from December 1-2, the Peace Weavers Awards Night on December 3 at 6:30 PM at Palacio del Sur, and the Grand Parade of Lights and Musical Peace Festival on December 6 at 6:30 PM from RT Lim Boulevard to Paseo del Mar.

The Mindanao Week of Peace started in 1997 through the efforts of PAZ and SALAAM Foundation Inc., and later the Interreligious Solidarity Movement for Peace. This snowballed into a Mindanao-wide celebration declared through Presidential Proclamation No. 127, series of 2001. (Jasmine Mohammadsali)




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