Weaving peace through volunteerism
Peace and volunteerism are integrated – peace can be achieved through volunteerism in the same way that volunteerism can avoid conflicts. Volunteerism has been recognized not just as an essential element of peace but of sustainable development. The United Nations, through the UNGA Resolution ‘Integrating volunteering in the next decade’ in 2012, suggested integrating volunteering…
Achieving development with peace
To reduce conflicts and achieve peace, every individual must participate in the process. Advocating peace through various forms such as showing respect for one’s fundamental rights, promoting the rule of law, holding officials or institutions accountable for their actions, participating in decision-making at all levels, and promoting transparency.
Peace is beyond “solving conflicts”
“Individuals must perform their duties and uphold ideals that promote growth and development in order to create peace. Upholding one’s rights, promoting the rule of law, ensuring accountability and transparency, and pushing for harmony can bring about peace.”
Faces and Stories of SDGs: SKBP KBs Alyssa, Madeline, Michelle, Mariel, and Jaylon
We interviewed KBs Alyssa, Madeline, Michelle, Mariel, and Jaylon and asked them about their personal and organizational initiatives to achieve the SDGs for a good cause and movement. Here’s what motivated them to start a movement and tips on how to be an SDG advocate.
Things Worth Spending For (even during pandemic)
Discover the power of your P 1,000! The pandemic hit everyone – physically, emotionally, spiritually, and financially. Yet the demand for things never ceases. In this blog, you’ll get to know the things that are worth buying for, as well as the links on where to shop them.
The ‘Maginhawa’ movement
What started as a simple act of kindness in Maginhawa Street, Quezon City has become a monumental symbol of hope for people struggling to survive during the COVID-19 pandemic. 26-year-old Ana Patricia Non organized a small community pantry only with a small bamboo cart and with a few food items and essential goods. The cart…
Behind an Alpha Female is a Rock
Monette knew that not every female was given a chance to take leadership roles in work or to be recognized in general. Coming from the Bay Area, she also often saw more suit up or executives men than women and she chose to challenge the status quo through Alpha Female Company.
Empowering HER through HAIR (#HairforHer Pledge)
Your hair can create an impact. Join the #HairforHer pledge of Conversations to the World and pledged with Clary to empower HER through HAIR.View post to subscribe to site newsletter.
So I was REJECTED (and my 2021 Intention)
So I was REJECTED… Yesterday, I finally received an email to an application that I submitted before 2020 ends. I saw this application as an opportunity for me to grow, both in academics and professional space. I held it so dearly despite my “what ifs” and countless doubts if I’m really qualified. “Ask yourself again if you’re…
September and October Highlights: Challenges turned into Channels
Growing up, I always wait for September to come. September marked the ‘Ber’ months, which also signals the countdown for Christmas. Yes, Filipinos love Christmas that we marked September in our calendars as the beginning of excitement of what is to come. Looking back, my excitement for September is still the same as it is…