Mandate/Vision/Mission

MANDATE

The NCIP shall protect and promote the interest and well-being of the ICCs/IPs with due regard to their beliefs, customs, traditions and institutions.

VISION

As an enabling partner and lead advocate, the NCIP envisions genuinely empowered ICCs/IPs whose rights and multi-dimensional well-being are fully recognized, respected, protected and promoted within the framework of national unity and development.

MISSION

The NCIP is the primary government agency that formulates and implements policies, plans and programs for the recognition, promotion and protection of the rights and well-being of the ICCs/IPs with due regard to their ancestral domain and lands, self-governance and empowerment, social justice and human rights, and cultural integrity.