Creating a Climate for Change: Human Rights in the Philippines: with Congressman Neri Colmenares

Dear friends,

The Centre for Philippine Concerns/Centre d’appui aux Philippines invites you to attend a forum entitled “Creating a Climate for Change: Human Rights in the Philippines - get informed, get involved, make a difference!” The discussion will revolve around the issue of Canadian mining operations and human rights in the Philippines.

The speakers include Philippine Congressman Neri Colmenares of Bayan Muna partylist, who is now attending the Inter-Parliamentary Union conference in Quebec City, as well as Prof. Irwin Cotler who is the MP for Mont Royal.

The forum will be held on October 28, 2012 (Sunday) at the Mont Royal United Church, 1800 Graham Boulevard, Town of Mont Royal (TMR), H3R1G9 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Joyce Valbuena (joycevalbuena(at)yahoo.com) or Tess Tesalona (tess_iwc(at)yahoo.ca).

We look forward to seeing you at the forum.


Chers amis, chères amies,

Le Centre d’appui aux Philippines vous invite à un forum intitulé « Création d'un climat propice au changement: les droits de l'homme aux Philippines - Renseignez-vous, impliquez-vous, faites la différence! ». On y parlera des opérations minières canadiennes et les droits humains aux Philippines.

Le forum aura lieu le 28 octobre 2012 (dimanche) à l'Église Unie Mont-Royal, située au 1800 boulevard Graham, à Ville Mont-Royal, H3R 1G9, de 14:00 à 16:00.

Si vous avez des questions ou voulez plus d'informations, veuillez me contacter, Joyce Valbuena (joycevalbuena(at)yahoo.com) ou Tess Tesalona (tess_iwc(at)yahoo.ca).

Au plaisir de vous voir,


Joyce Valbuena
Coordonnatrice, Centre d'appui aux Philippines/Centre for Philippine Concerns