Philippine Misereor Partnership Inc. (PMPI)

The Philippine-Misereor Partnership Inc. (PMPI) is a network of people’s organizations (POs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), church/faith-based groups and Misereor, the overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Germany based in Aachen, Germany. www.pmpi.org.ph

Recognition of the Rights of Nature a Must

The Philippines Tightens Bond to the Growing Number of Countries Pushing for the Recognition of the Rights of Nature “Typhoons Paeng and Karding are cries of warning by mother earth. The devastation inflicted to our mountains, forests, and seas is…

Stronger protection for environmental defenders and justice for human rights victims urgently needed

The Philippine Misereor Partnership, Incorporated (PMPI) reiterates its call for stronger protection for environmental defenders and justice for all human rights victims as the country continues to rank first as the deadliest nation in Asia for environmentalists in its ninth…

Justice for the People of Marinduque finally prevails, but not to Mother Nature itself

Justice finally prevailed after decades of waiting for the victims of the Marcopper mining tragedy. We celebrate with the people of Marinduque, with the local environmental defenders led by the Marinduque Council for Environmental Concerns (MACEC), and their legal representatives,…

It is the Season of Lies

Statement on the South Cotabato SP members’ vote to the amend the South Cotabato Environment Code   We, the Philippine Misereor Partnership Inc. – a network of 230 civil society organizations across the Philippines – express solidarity with the Diocese…

Philippine CSOs commend the local development council’s endorsement to uphold the ban on open-pit mining in South Cotabato

The Philippine Misereor Partnership, Inc. (PMPI), a network of 236 Civil Society Organizations across the Philippines, hails the Provincial Development Council (PDC) of South Cotabato for issuing a resolution upholding the South Cotabatowide ban on open-pit mining. The resolution, signed…

Fight against environmental degradation prevails

A Statement by the Save Zambales Kalikasan Movement Ever Onwards to Victory and Justice Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed. ― Mahatma Gandhi To our dear kailyans, kabagis, kakabsats, fellow Zambaleños, after 11…

Church group launches anew voters’ education initiative, calls for an informed choice on Election Day

Amidst many ongoing surveys, debates, and interviews of stalwarts gunning for the Philippine Presidency, the Philippine Misereor Partnership, Inc. (PMPI) – an NGO with more than 230 network members across the Philippines – launches its 2022 electoral education campaign, Power…

PMPI Statement on the Commercial Propagation of Golden Rice

The Philippine Misereor Partnership Inc (PMPI) expresses its concern over the commercial propagation of the Genetically Modified (GM) crop in Golden Rice, as approved by the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Plant Industries (DA-BPI). The genetically modified Golden Rice is…

Philippines: Anti-Terrorism Bill Now a Law

On the same day that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country breached the 40,000-mark, President Rodrigo Duterte signed the controversial Anti-Terror Bill into law without much regard to the clamor of people for a dialogue and to…

Students and Schools Lead Global Revolt Against Single-Use Plastics

May 7, 2020 —– Youth leaders from around the world today reaffirmed their commitment to a plastic-free future as Break Free From Plastic (BFFP) digitally launched the global Plastic-free Campuses program.  The initiative seeks to create a worldwide network of…

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