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Business, Conflict and Wealth Creation in the Bangsamoro

Posted: 2014-12-02

MAKATI CITY, PHILIPPINES – “We believe that with the peace process underway and with the transition into the Bangsamoro, the role of the private sector is crucial in sustaining economic development and peace within the region,” emphasizes Manuel De Vera, Executive Director of the AIM TeaM Energy Center for Bridging Leadership.


AIM TeaM Energy Center collaborates with CHANGE to develop transformative leaders

Posted: 2014-11-28
teamnews-thumb_c4c.jpgIn a bid to introduce a more engaging, collaborative and multi-stakeholder approach in designing and delivering health communication projects, the AIM TeaM Energy Center for Bridging Leadership conducted half-day sessions on Bridging Leadership for 77 public health professionals from around the country during the Communications for Communicators (C4C) Boot Camps held in this city on October 20-24, November 3-7 and 10-14, 2014. 

AIM TeaM Energy Center for BL mourns the loss of fellow, Mayor Albert Que

Posted: 2014-10-01

The AIM TeaM Energy Center for Bridging Leadership mourns the loss of Mayor Albert Que, a fellow of the Center and a champion of good governance and public service in the Philippines.



AIM TeaM Energy mourns to the loss of BL Center's pioneer fellow Mayor Sonia Lorenzo

Posted: 2014-07-22

The AIM-TeaM Energy Center for Bridging Leadership mourns the loss of Mayor Sonia Lorenzo, a beloved pioneer Fellow of the BL Center and exemplar of genuine leadership and public service.


Letter from the Executive Director - April 2014

Posted: 2014-04-11

TeaM Energy's new Executive Director, Manny De Vera shares the Center's accomplishments and ongoing activities since January 2014.



JOB OPENING: Senior Researcher and Research Associate

Posted: 2014-03-28

news_default-thumb.jpg The AIM-TeaM Energy Center for Bridging Leadership is looking for one (1) Senior Researcher and one (1) Research Associate for the development of case studies on labor and migration issues.


Future Bridging Leaders Program opens for application

Posted: 2014-02-11

The Philippines is a country beset by complex divides. Large income gaps among social-economic groups, weak institutions, and unequal access to basic social services and economic opportunities all contribute to a stagnant poverty incidence, a continuing decrease in quality of life and other social ills.


AIM TeaM Energy and AIM RVR-CSR offer a new Community Engagement Program

Posted: 2014-01-10

news_default-thumb.jpgAs a response to the challenges posed by a changing earth, a more interconnected economy and widening gaps in society, the Center, in partnership with AIM-RVR Center for Corporate Social Responsibility, will be offering a Community Engagement Program entitled: Co-Creating the Future: Mobilizing  Stakeholder Partnerships.


Fellows share their BL Journeys

Posted: 2013-12-21

news_default-thumb.jpgThree Bridging Leadership fellows share their experiences and learnings in the projects they implement in their respective cities and province.



December 2013: Message from the Executive Director

Posted: 2013-12-18

news_default-thumb.jpgTeaM Energy's executive director, Prof. Nieves Confesor reminisce and shares the center's journey through a most tumultuous but grace-filled year.



Bridging Leadership Introduced in Conflict-Sensitivity Workshop in Myanmar

Posted: 2013-12-11

blog-thumb_BL-in-Myanmar.jpgIn partnership with International Alert, the Center conducted a five-day workshop entitled “Conflict Sensitive Leadership and Governance: A Training-Workshop for Peace-Enabling Approaches in Fragile Contexts” last November 25-29, 2013 at Yangon, Myanmar.


Growing the Network of Bridging Leaders: 20 more fellows graduate under the MBLP

Posted: 2013-04-01

growing-network-of-bl_thumb.jpgOn Thursday, March 21, the Mindanao Bridging Leaders Program (MBLP) funded through the World Bank (WB) under the State- and Peace-Building Fund (SPF) under the auspices of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP), graduated the last twenty (20) fellows under the program resulting to a total of 42 bridging leaders generated through the fellowship.


Message to the Convocation of MBLP Cohort 2

Posted: 2013-03-29

news_default-thumb.jpgRuby Andong, fellow under the MBLP's Cohort 1, shared her insights and experiences as a fellow under the program during the opening ceremony of Cohort 2's convocation. A full copy of her speech is herein provided.


Platforms for Action

Posted: 2013-03-28

news_default-thumb.jpgMore than a year ago, the second cohort of fellows*[1] of the Mindanao Bridging Leaders Program began their “change” journey.



Leaders' Narratives of the Mindanao Bridging Leaders Program Cohort 2

Posted: 2013-03-27

news_default-thumb.jpgThe TeaM Energy Center for Bridging Leadership would like to thank all the academic partners (past and current), the management team and faculty of the Asian Institute of Management and the AIM-Scientific Research Foundation, Inc., as well as all those on-the-ground who have dedicated themselves to peace-building in Mindanao and the country.


Invitation to Co-Creating Peace in Conflict-Affected Areas in Muslim Mindanao

Posted: 2013-03-15

news_default-thumb.jpgListen to the fellows of the Mindanao Bridging Leaders Program (MBLP) by the AIM TeaM Energy Center for Bridging Leadership as they share their stories on leadership and their “pathways” and “platforms of engagement” to accelerate peace-building initiatives within the transition period for the GPH-MILF Framework Agreement.


Welcome, Joyce Gonzaga!

Posted: 2013-01-07

news_default-thumb.jpgWe would like to officially welcome into the community of bridging leaders, our new Associate Director, Ms. Joyce A. Gonzaga.



Year-End Message from the AIM-TeaM Energy Center for Bridging Leadership

Posted: 2012-12-17

news_default-thumb.jpgProf. Nieves Confessor, AIM TeaM-Energy Center for Bridging Leadership's executive director, gives a year-end message to partners and friends.



Stories of Mindanao Bridging Leaders (Volume 1)

Posted: 2012-12-03

news_default-thumb.jpgThis is the first volume of Mindanao Bridging Leaders' stories on Co-Creating Peace in Conflict-Affected Areas in Muslim Mindanao.



Co-Creating Peace in Conflict-Affected Areas in Muslim Mindanao

Posted: 2012-11-19

news_default-thumb.jpgThe AIM TeaM Energy Center for Bridging Leadership will hold The Mindanao Bridging Leaders Program: Co-Creating Peace in Conflict-Affected Areas in Muslim Mindanao on November 29, 2012.


Stakeholder Collaboration and Bridging Leadership

Posted: 2012-10-29

news_default-thumb.jpgGlobally, developed and developing nations , as well private companies and public organizations face complex socio-economic challenges which range from the lack of access to basic social services; environmental degradation; widening income gap between social class; and prevalence of security threats.


"When Angry Publics Collide" Workshop Course Invitation

Posted: 2012-05-14

news_default-thumb.jpgChanging Business Practice in Conflict Areas brings together experts and practitioners from all sectors to help understand how it is to operate in "conflict-sensitive" areas.



JOB OPENING: Research Associate

Posted: 2012-05-07

news_default-thumb.jpgThe AIM-TeaM Energy Center is looking for a Research Associate.