January 28, 2021
Barangay Information Officers Network
February 1, 2021


January 28, 2021 | ISABELA CITY, Basilan – Project CIRCLE (Communities of Inclusion and Resilience through Collaborative Local Engagements) – Violent Extremism and Conflict Vulnerability Context Analysis of LGU Partners in Basilan, held at the Conference Room, CDRRMO OpCen, BCR, Binuangan, this city.
Isabela City Mayor Sitti Djalia A. Turabin-Hataman reiterated the City’s commitment to see the program thru as an effective means to cull out specific programs and strategic directions to ensure that violent extremism is prevented and/or countered, especially in the 12 VE-vulnerable barangays of the city.
The 2-day VE and CV Context Analysis will rollout specific approaches/PPAs designed to address VE vulnerability:
▪️Preventing Violent Extremism
▪️Countering Violent Extremism
▪️Aftercare program
UNOCT 7 Priority Areas
▪️Dialogue and Conflict Prevention
▪️Strengthen good governance, human rights, rule of law
▪️Engaging communities
▪️Empoweriing youth
▪️Gender equality and women empowerment
▪️Education, skills development and employment facilitation
▪️Strategic communication, Internet, Social media
Next steps:
▪️Conflict vulnerability assessment tool (CVAT) on VE rollout in 12 barangays
▪️LGU Needs Assessment Tools on PCVE Initiatives
▪️VE and Conflict Vulnerability Context Analysis Workshop
▪️PVE Strategy Development Workshop
▪️Municipal/City Action Plan on PCVE Document
▪️PCVE Strategy Implementation
The activity includes the ff LGUs:
▪️Isabela City
▪️Sumisip Municipality
▪️Tipo-Tipo Municipality
▪️Basilan Province