The International Festival for Peoples Rights and Struggles 2015 (IFPRS 2015) is brought to you by:

ibon-new-logo220IBON International is a service institution with an international character and scope of work. In our advocacy, we cooperate mainly with social movements and civil society constituencies in all regions of the world, especially in the global South and among marginalised groups.

1296628235APRN_logo.jpgThe Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) was established to develop cooperation among alternative research centres of non-government organizations (NGOs) and social movements that work on current development issues affecting the people across the region. Among its primary concerns is to raise capacity in advocacy and education, particularly in the conduct of research and knowledge-sharing activities.


The International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) is an anti-imperialist and democratic formation (see ILPS Charter). It promotes, supports and develops the anti-imperialist and democratic struggles of the peoples of the world against imperialism and all reaction.

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The International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation is comprised of indigenous leaders and advocates from different countries in Asia, Pacific, Australia, Africa, Europe, and North America. IPMSDL stands for the right of indigenous peoples to govern ourselves and for liberation from imperialism, state oppression and human rights violations.

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We are a coalition on the frontlines of safeguarding the rights of Indigenous peoples to protect lands, cultures, and biodiversity for all of humanity.


SALINLAHI is a nonstock, nonprofit national alliance which aims to unite & strenghten the network of various initiatives in reponse to the needs & the situation of the Filipino child as well as promoting their rights both at the national and international levels.


The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) is a global alliance of militant grassroots-based women’s organizations, institutions, alliances, networks and individuals committed to advancing national and social liberation, and gender equality. It is an anti-imperialist, anti-capitalist, anti-patriarchy, anti-racist and anti-sexist alliance that aims to build international solidarity of women in the 21st century.


The Peoples’ Solidarity and Education Tours, Inc. (PSET) is a solidarity tours and exchange organisation that aims to develop a sustainable peoples’ exchange program that will enhance and enrich peoples’ knowledge and understanding of the different socio-eco and cultural realities while appreciating and enjoying the local colors and nature through cross cultural exchange.


The International Migrants’ Alliance (IMA) is the first-ever global alliance of organizations of grassroots migrants, refugees and displaced peoples.


The Center for Environmental Concerns–Philippines (CEC-Phils) is a non-government organization founded through the initiatives of organizations representing fisherfolk, farmers, indigenous peoples, women, urban poor, and professional sectors.

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The Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) emerged from the Asian Peasant Conference that took place on March 29-30, 2003 in the Philippines that took a very strong anti-imperialist stand and symbolized the strengthening and further consolidation of peasant movements throughout Asia.


Kilusang Mayo Uno is an independent labor center in the Philippines promoting genuine, militant and anti-imperialist trade unionism. It follows in the fighting tradition of the country’s first trade union, the Union Impresores y Litografos de Filipinas in 1892 and the Congress of Labor Organizations (CLO) of the 1950’s.


APWLD is the region’s leading network of feminist organisations and advocates. Our 195 members represent groups of diverse women from 28 countries in Asia Pacific. We have been actively working for women’s rights for 30 years. APWLD is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit organisation in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.


The global campaign resisTaNCe: People Fighting TNCs is a contribution to the building of a global popular resistance against imperialism and TNCs. We promote and support peoples’ resistance versus transnational corporations by sharing information on TNC abuses and supporting and coordinating peoples’ struggles on the ground.


The People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty is a growing network of various grassroots groups of small food producers particularly of peasant-farmer organizations and their support NGOs, working towards a People’s Convention on Food Sovereignty.


Established in 2010, after witnessing the devastation in urban poor communities caused by the typhoon Ondoy, Urban Poor Resource Center of the Philippines, Incorporated (UPRCP) is a non-stock, non-profit resource institution for the Filipino urban poor.


Gabriela is a nationwide alliance of more than 200 women’s organizations that cut across sectors and regions, plus chapters and support groups of Pinays and non-Pinays in various continents of the world.


The Center for Women’s Resources, through its researches and trainings plays an important role in promoting women’s full participation for genuine social transformation.


The Global Peoples Surge (GPS) is the collective expression of individuals and organizations around the globe asserting that the solutions to the climate crisis do not lie in the collusion of profiteers, but in the hands of the people. 

Media Partners:


Kodao Productions is an award-winning multi-media production outfit. It produces video documentaries on burning social issues in the Philippines such as environmental destruction, human rights and other civil liberties. Aside from videos, Kodao also produces radio programs for national radio networks and community radio stations throughout the country. Both its video and radio productions have been awarded and cited by private and government institutions.

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Citizen News Service (CNS) believes that experiential and lived knowledge of key affected populations should be central to driving responses to specific health and development issues. Recognizing community competence as an expertise along with those of other constituencies (such as doctors, scientists, policy makers, among others) is one of the key principles of health and development journalism at CNS.