Peace and Security

Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict – Asia (GPPAC -ASIA)

Mr. Augusto (Gus) MICLAT Jr., Executive Director (












Gus Miclat is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Initiatives for International Dialogue (IID), a regional advocacy and solidarity organization promoting “South-South” solidarity and people-to-people internationalism. IID works on conflict prevention and peacebuilding, democratization and right to self-determination in the region particularly in Mindanao, Burma, Timor-Leste, South Thailand, Aceh and West Papua and the region at large. He is also a former journalist, editor, university lecturer, theatre artist and organizer. He was a humanities graduate at the Ateneo de Davao University, where he also taught journalism and theatre, among others. He has initiated or helped establish networks and coalitions on peace-building, conflict prevention, democratization, human rights and self-determination at various levels including local, national, regional and global formations. He is an editor and contributor to some books.