The UP CSWCD Research and Extension for Development Office (REDO) successfully held a public forum on the New Centennial Water Source Project or the Kaliwa, Kanan, Laiban Dam Projects and its impacts on ancestral domains and indigenous peoples (IPs). The forum entitled “Kaliwa’t Kanang DAM(Nasyon)” was held last September 10, 2019, 1:00 to 5:00pm at the Bulwagang Tandang Sora, College of Social Work and Community Development (CSWCD). This was organized in partnership with the UP Diliman Gender Office (UP DGO), CSWCD Student Council, KATRIBU UP Diliman, Kalipunan ng Katutubong Mamamayan sa Pilipinas (KATRIBU), Philippine Task Force for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights (TFIP), and BAI Indigenous Women’s Network (BAI), and the Network Opposed to the New Centennial Water Source Project (NO to NCWSP). The public forum was attended by some 300 individuals from various IP communities, non-government organizations, academic and research institutions, students, faculty, church workers, and members of the press.
The public forum, “Kaliwa’t Kanang DAM(Nasyon)”, will be held on September 10, 2019, Tuesday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm at the Bulwagang Tandang Sora, College of Social Work and Community Development (UP CSWCD).