OPAPP reaffirms commitment to Cordi autonomy

BAGUIO CITY – Director Susanna Marcaida of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP), in a courtesy call on January 25, reassured Regional Development Council Vice-chair NEDA Dir. Milagros Rimando that the autonomy advocacy remains as an OPAPP agenda. The office recently changed leadership after the courtesy resignation of Cordillera autonomy… Read more »

OPAPP continues commitment to Cordi

BAGUIO CITY – At the close of the Indigenous Peoples’ Legislative Assembly for Cordillera Autonomy (IPLA-CAR) last December 8, OPAPP Asec. Rolando B. Asuncion and OPAPP Indigenous Peoples’ Peace Panel (OPAPP-IPPP) Chair Atty. Reuben D. Lingating stressed the continuing commitment of the OPAPP. Similar to the OPAPP-IPPP-initiated consultations in ARMM with respect to the Bangsamoro… Read more »

OPAPP leads IP consultations on Cordi autonomy

Domiciled – Indigenous Peoples’ Mandatory Representative (IPMR) Jefferd Zambrano of Brgy. Puguis, La Trinidad addresses his fellow IPMRs and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights advocates from Baguio and Benguet and emphasizes that Cordillera is for IPs and non-IPs. He echoes that the definition of “Cordilleran” in the proposed Organic act is one who is domiciled in the… Read more »