Empowering the global society, the International Peace Diplomacy Corps, Inc. also known as IPDCI is an organization that proliferates the promotion of peace development through diverse modalities. The organization was establish to respond the post United Nations Millennium Development Goals (UN MDGs) which eventually was echoed by the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) or Agenda 2030.
Sharing the message of peace, the IPDCI Peace Pillars are echoed with corresponding peace advocacy programs enshrined in its Charter: (1) Peace Diplomacy Participation [The UN Observances]; (2) Peace Diplomacy Culture [Peace Policy House]; (3) Peace Diplomacy Administration and Policy [Peace Public Policy House].
As an organization for global solidarity, the International Peace Diplomacy Corps, Inc. provides the platform for various stakeholders in carrying its advocacy towards the aspirations of the United Nations.
As the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Executive Board, Chairman REY RUNTGEN MARTIN L. DEL ROSARIO represented the International Peace Diplomacy Corps, Inc. to the global stage this 2018. The United Nations Organization, its principal organ- the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) President H.E. Marie Chatardová (Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the UN) invited Mr. Del Rosario to the famous UN ECOSOC Youth Forum in the UN Headquarters in New York City in January 2018. This forum provided a platform for youth towards the engagement in dialogues with Member States and as they discussed the policy frameworks and promoted innovative, institutionalized approaches and initiatives for advancing the youth development agenda at national, regional and global levels with a view to promoting solutions to the global challenge of strengthening resilience and sustainable development.
This Forum is considered as one of the most institutionalized avenues for youth participation in the official UN processes, allows representatives of youth-led and youth-focused organizations and networks, youth advocates and others to engage with Member States, and to explore ways and means of promoting youth development and engagement, based on the UN Publication.