Welcome to PIPVTR!
Countering Political Violence and Terrorism Through Peace Research
106 Sterten Place Condominium, 116 Maginhawa Street, Teachers Village East, Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines Telefax: +632 4333870
The PIPVTR is an independent, non-stock, non-profit, non-governmental research organization officially registered at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on 29 November 2007 as Philippine Institute for Political Violence and Terrorism Research. It was first conceptualized in September 2005 by a group of experts, academics and practitioners who see the need to establish a center in the Philippines dedicated to the study of political violence and terrorism and their implications for peace and security. The PIPVTR was officially launched on 6 March 2008 at the Hotel Intercontinental Manila by Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita, the Chairman of the Philippine Anti-Terrorism Council. Ermita described the PIPVTR as the country's "pioneering think tank on terrorism research and studies".
The PIPVTR is renamed as PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE FOR PEACE, VIOLENCE AND TERRORISM RESEARCH in order to bring peace studies into political violence and terrorism research. SEC approved this new name on 10 August 2010. To broaden the research agenda of the Institute in the light of post-9/11 security challenges that have tremendous impacts on peace, violence and terrorism issues, two centers have been created: the Center for Intelligence and National Security Studies (CINSS) and the Center for Transnational Crimes Research and Non-Traditional Security Studies (CTCNTS).
PIPVTR does not receive government funding. But PIPVTR welcomes private contributions to support our research work. Please contact us if you are willing to support us and be our partners in our missions.
PIPVTR Held International Workshop on Countering the Financing of Terrorism
In cooperation with Consortium for Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CCFT), World-Check and the International Center for Political Violence and Terrorism Research of the S.Rajaratnam School of International Studies based in Singapore, the Philippine Institute for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (PIPVTR) conducted the International Workshop on Countering the Financing of Terrorism on July 7-8, 2008 at the Sulo Hotel, Quezon City. Full proceedings, presentations and other references related to the said workshop will be posted in this website soon. Below are some some of the news coverage of the workshop: