Land Rights, Displacement, and Transitional Justice in the Bangsamoro: Insights from household-level mapping in Marawi City and Maguindanao
This report summarizes findings from rapid community and household-level participatory and IDP-led mapping processes and dialogues conducted from late 2021 to mid-2022 in displaced neighborhoods in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur and South Upi and Firis Complex in Maguindanao.
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Open Letter from Civil Society Organizations calling on the Council’s immediate action to ensure the protection of demonstrators

We are writing to express our deep concern over the safety of the peaceful demonstrators in Myanmar and urge you to take immediate action to ensure their protection and their fundamental right to freedom of peaceful assembly, expression and information.

About IID

Who we are

The Initiatives for International Dialogue (IID) is a regional advocacy institution doing policy, campaigns and solidarity work to advocate for people-to-people solidarity through its peacebuilding and thematic work in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia.

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#MarawiPitongTaongBakwit #SevenYearsChallenged

#MarawiPitongTaongBakwit #SevenYearsChallenged

Join us as we delve into the lives of the IDPs (Internally Displaced Persons) in Marawi, seven years after the siege. Through their stories, we honor their past, acknowledge their present struggles, and amplify their hopes for the future. In this video, you'll hear...

Training on Transitional Justice & Reconciliation

Training on Transitional Justice & Reconciliation

IID, with support from GCERF, recently conducted two sessions of 'Training on Transitional Justice & Reconciliation'. The training is designed to equip participants with essential knowledge and skills in navigating the complex landscape of transitional justice and...

What we do


peace process

Highlights various civil society engagement and advocacy initiatives on both formal and community-based peace processes happening in the Philippines as well those in the region through peacebuilding and conflict-transformation and people -to- people dialogue frameworks.

Right to self-determination and solidarity

Assertions of the fundamental right to self-determination have become more intense and popular as peoples in the region become more assertive and involved in various fora that openly talk about self-governance, autonomy, human rights, human security, and self-determination struggles. 

Knowledge Management

Focuses on communicating the issues and challenges of peacebuilding and conflict prevention, right to self determination, peace process engagement and human security work of IID.

institutional development

Ensures the operations of the institution function properly. It oversees Administration and Finance as well as the Human Resource Development needs of the organization.