UNYPAD gives inputs on the Role of Youth in the Peace Process during Multi-Sectoral Leaders’ Summit on Unity and Solidarity

By: Melia S. Ukom

Cotabato City (December 13, 2016) – The United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD), represented by its Secretary General Uz. Yusoph Lumambas, spoke on “GPH-MILF Peace Process: Bangsamoro Youth Contributions and Challenges” during the CBCSO Bangsamoro Multi-Sectoral Leaders’ Summit on Unity and Solidarity on December 5-9, 2016 at Royale Mandaya Hotel, Davao City.

DECLARATION during Bangsamoro Multi-Sectoral Leaders’ Summit for Unity and Solidarity

The following is the DECLARATION of the participants during the Bangsamoro Multi-Sectoral Leaders’ Summit for Unity and Solidarity held on December 6-8, 2016 in Davao City.



By: Rakman  Laot

PIKIT, NORTH COTABATO (November 25, 2016)The North Cotabato Cluster-2 of the United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD) held Oath Taking Ceremony of its chapter’s officers at Jasmine Place, Poblacion Pikit, Cotabato on November 19, 2016 with more than 60 participants in attendance.

The program started through reading of selected verses from the Holy Quran by Alhafeez Salahudin Kudto.

UNYPAD holds Capacity Building Seminar with support of Nonviolent Peaceforce

KABACAN, North Cotabato (August 2, 2016) – The United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD)-North Cotabato Cluster-3 held Seminar-Workshop on Islamic Leadership and Management on July 30-31 at the Mahad Kayaga, Kabacan, North Cotabato.

Gutierrez Lumenda, North Cotabato Chapter Chairman said that there are four Municipal chapters that participated in the seminar such as Kabacan, Carmen, Matalam and M’lang, all in North Cotabato.

BBL Deserves our Much-Needed Critical Support and Political Awareness under the new Presidential Administration!


Yayasan Sukma Foundation sought UNYPAD’s assistance in recruiting Bangsamoro Students for scholarship in Aceh, Indonesia

By: Abu Jalil Aiman

June 13, 2016 Cotabato City – Four delegates from the Autonomous Province of Aceh in Indonesia came to Mindanao particularly in the Bangsamoro areas on May 31 to June 9, 2016 purposely to recruit interested young Moros to study in Aceh, Indonesia that will be covered by a scholarship program. The Indonesian delegates were Agus Maulana, a supervisor of a school in Aceh, Sahlan Bin Hanafiah, Yulian Muhammad and Fatimah Aivanni all are came from the academic sector of Aceh.

UNYPAD North Cotabato cluster-III holds Orientation and Briefing of elected and appointed officers of Matalam, reactivates M’lang Chapter

By: Rahim M. Lasak

MATALAM, North Cotabato (May 30, 2016) – The United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD) North Cotabato Cluster III held orientation and briefing of newly elected and appointed officers of Matalam Municipal Chapter on May 22, 2016 at Ma’had Hidayah Al-Arabie Al-Islamie, Central Malamote, Matalam, North Cotabato.

About 100 participants including three members of Matalam Philippine National Police (PNP) headed by SPO2 Rahib Usman attended the program.

UNYPAD-Sultan Kudarat Provincial Chapter Organized Lambayong Chapter

By: Abdulmaguid Pua

LAMBAYONG, Sultan Kudarat (May 30, 2016) — After the momentous UNYPAD’s 6th General Assembly in Batulawan,  Pikit, North Cotabato  where many participants were inspired by the State of the Youth Address (SOYA)  by Dr Rahib L. Kudto, President of United  Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD) ,  the Sultan Kudarat provincial chapter organized the Lambayong Chapter comprised mostly by Moro youth of Barangay Katitisan, Lambayong, Sultan, Kudarat held on May 26 at Madrasah katitisan.