conflict areas

Football for Peace continues to live up to its mission on 6th year

Sep 19, 2017 - 1:55 PM

'We want to empower the children to become leaders someday,' says Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Cabanlet, founder of the Football for Peace Movement

FOR PEACE. Around 700 students participated in the 6th Football for Peace Festival in Luuk, Sulu. Photo courtesy of Col. Stephen Cabanlet

UN FAO, New Zealand aid Cotabato drought-affected areas

Jan 14, 2017 - 3:11 PM

Through a 3 million grant from the New Zealand government FAO is currently supporting the recovery of 10 475 farming and fishing households in the province of Cotabato

A NEW HOPE. A woman fisher stands by a lake in Sitio Bulogo, Baranggay Matilac in Pigkawayan Municipality and shows a gill net she received through FAO. The primary objective of this New Zealand-funded FAO project is to contribute to the attainment of sustainable peace and development in the province by supporting the government in the restoration and building the resilience of agriculture- and fisheries-based livelihoods affected by conflict, drought and flooding. Photo by Dante Diosina/FAO

4th Football for Peace Festival: Not all wars are won with guns

Mar 13, 2015 - 2:06 PM

The Philippine Marine Corps is set to hold their 4th Football For Peace Festival Cup on April 18

How conflict can lead to food insecurity and hunger

Feb 07, 2015 - 1:59 PM

Decades long conflict between the forces of the government and groups like the MILF and MNLF leave a huge part of Mindanao in poverty

Kerry, Hague, Jolie on Iraq and wartime rape

Jun 16, 2014 - 9:59 AM

US State Secretary John Kerry Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hague and Angelina Jolie pulled together the violence in Iraq and its roots in Syria with the most pressing call to end wartime rape

TOGETHER. US State Secretary John Kerry, British Foreign Secretary William Hague, and actress Angelina Jolie at the End Sexual Violence in Conflict Summit. Image from

One goal: peace one day

Oct 08, 2013 - 1:30 PM

Children affected by the conflict in Zamboanga City learn about peace through sports