Peace and Unity: Our Lasting Legacy to the Nation
NIA Central Office – With the theme "Pagkakaisa at Paghilom: Isang Bansa para sa Kapayapaan", the National Irrigation Administration (NIA), headed by Administrator Benny D. Antiporda, joins the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconcilation, and Unity (OPAPRU) and other government agencies in the celebration of National Peace Consciousness Month this September 2022.
The Agency recognizes the efforts of OPAPRU in spearheading various peace building activities, such as transitional justice and reconciliation conference with Bangsamoro youth, peace research forums, and peace conversations with marginalized sectors such as women, youth, indigenous peoples, and internally-displaced persons.
The annual commemoration of National Peace Consciousness Month every September is pursuant to Proclamation No. 675, series of 2004. The celebration also coincides with the observance of the International Day of Peace (United Nations) on the 21st day of September each year.