• Baguio City, Cordillera Administrative Region, Phillipines

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The Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) is an independent federation of progressive peoples organizations, most of them grassroots-based organizations among indigenous communities in the Cordillera Region, Philippines . CPA is committed to the promotion and defense of indigenous peoplesโ€™ rights, human rights, social justice, and national freedom and democracy.

CPA was founded in June 1984 in Bontoc, Mountain Province, by 150 delegates from 27 organizations attending the Cordillera Peopleโ€™s Congress. The founders of CPA were mainly indigenous leaders and activists who actively participated on the widespread and successful opposition to the World Bank-funded Chico dams project and the commercial logging operations of the Cellophil Resources Corporation. (Read more)

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