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.
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.
What we do
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.
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.