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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.


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


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 IPs with due regard to their ancestral domains and lands, self-governance and empowerment, social justice and human rights, and cultural integrity.

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