About Us

The Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission (HRVVMC) was created by Republic Act No. 10368, also known as “An Act Providing for Reparation and Recognition of Victims of Human Rights Violations during the Marcos Regime, Documentation of Said Violations, Appropriating Funds Therefor and For Other Purposes” particularly in Section 27.

Mission

In solidarity with human rights violations victims we shall:

  • Establish a memorial, museum, library and compendium in honor of the human rights violations victims during the Marcos regime;
  • Collect, preserve and conserve relevant resources;
  • Ensure the learnings from the Martial Law atrocities, and the lives and sacrifices of the human right violations victims be included in the education
    curricula.

Vision

We are Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission, an inter-agency body that serves as the most comprehensive and authoritative source of knowledge and information on human rights violations during the martial law period from 1972-1986 as our way of promoting good governance towards just, humane and democratic society.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees shall have the authority to hire and appoint its officials and employees, receive donations and grants for and on its behalf, and generate revenues for the benefit of the Commission.

Pursuant to Republic Act no. 10368, the power and functions of the Commission shall be assumed by the Board of Trustees which shall be composed of the following:

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Commission on Human Rights as Chairperson.


The Commission on Human Rights is mandated to conduct investigations on violations against marginalized and vulnerable sectors of the society, involving civil and political rights.

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National Historical Commission as Co-Chairperson.

The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) was created in 1972 initially as the National Historical Institute to integrate the diverse functions of various historical agencies. 

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Commission on Higher Education as Member.

The Commission on Higher Education catalyzes a Philippine higher education system that is locally responsive and globally competitive and serves as a force for lifelong learning,  innovation, and social and cultural transformation.

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National Commission on Culture and the Arts as Member.

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), Philippines is the overall policy making body, coordinating, and grants giving agency for the preservation, development and promotion of Philippine arts and culture.

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Department of Education as Member.

The Department of Education (DepEd) formulates, implements, and coordinates policies, plans, programs and projects in the areas of formal and non-formal basic education.

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University of the Philippines Library as Member.

The University of the Philippines Library mandated to be the information resource center of excellence in the social sciences, humanities and basic sciences. It strives for full automation, a world-class collection and a staff of thoroughly modern information professionals.

Executive Director

Carmelo Victor A. Crisanto

Staff

Rachelle P. Ki

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Mary Jessica B. Tolosa

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Angelica P. Hulleza

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Address

2/F J&S Building 104 Kalayaan Avenue, Quezon City, Philippines

(+632) 8289-2218/8243-6020

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