The NCIP - National Commission
on Indigenous People
Republic Act 8371 or the
Indigenous People Rights Acts (IPRA) of 1997.
The NCIP was created by virtue of RA8371 of
1997, otherwise known as Indigenous Peoples Rights Acts (IPRA) of
1997, which has a quasi-judicial function as in independent agency
under the office of the president. The IPRA is the legal recognition
of the rights of the Indigenous People. It is an act to protect and
promote the rights and interests of the ICC'S/IP'S. It was approved
by President Fidel V. Ramos in October 1997.
The NCIP shall be the primary government
agency responsible for the formulation and implementation of
policies, plans and programs to promote and protect the right and
well being of the ICC'S/IP'S and the recognition of their Ancestral
Domain as their rights there to.
THE NCIP MANDATE/GOAL
The NCIP shall protect and
promote the interests and well being of the ICC'S/IP'S with due
regard to the beliefs, Customs, traditions and institutions.
THE NCIP VISION
As enabling partner and lead
advocate, the NCIP envisions genuinely improved ICC'S/IP'S whose
rights and multidimensional well being are fully recognized, respect
and promoted towards the attainment of national Unity and
THE NCIP MISSION
The NCIP is the primary
government Agency that formulates and implement, plant and programs
for the recognition, promote and protection of the rights well being
of the ICC'S/IP'S with due regards to the Ancestral Domain and
lands, self governance and improvement, Social human rights,