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IAG and WFD partner to develop political parties in the Bangsamoro

Aug 04, 2020

The Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) and the Institute for Autonomy and Governance (IAG) with support from the Government of the United Kingdom have entered into a partnership to implement a 10-month project on Political Party Building and Development in the Bangsamoro.

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READ: Draft Bangsamoro Civil Service Code of 2020

Jul 23, 2020

The Code aims to provide an effective instrument for good governance and responsive policies on human resource administration of the Bangsamoro Government.

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READ: Draft Bangsamoro Administrative Code

Jul 23, 2020

The Bangsamoro Administrative Code is a critical piece of legislation that will establish the rules and structures of governance in the BARMM as a regional parliamentary form of government.

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READ: Bangsamoro Development Plan 2020-2022

Jul 10, 2020

The formulation of the first Bangsamoro Development Plan 2020-2022 was guided by the BOL, BARMM Transition Plan, BARMM 12-Point Priority Agenda and other relevant planning documents.

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Basilan, AECID, IAG extend partnership for inter-LGU alliance project

Jun 18, 2020

The Provincial Government of Basilan, AECID, the Spanish Aid Agency in the Philippines, and the Institute for Autonomy and Governance have inked partnership for Phase 2 of the “Modelling Inter-LGU Alliance in Basilan” (MILAB) Project.

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#IAGwebinars: How is BARMM dealing with COVID-19?

May 20, 2020

IAG hosted on Wednesday, 20 May 2020, a presentation by BARMM cabinet secretary and regional COVID-19 inter-agency task force spokesperson Mohd Asnin Pendatun who talked to us about the latest status of the pandemic in the region, challenges, and the task force's strategies and responses to the crisis. 

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IAG WEBINAR SERIES O3: COVID-19 Response & Perspectives on Devolved Governance & the Role of Parliament in the UK, Indonesia & Bangsamoro

Apr 23, 2020

Watch Former Scottish First Minister Lord Jack McConnell, Westminster Foundation for Democracy Indonesia Country Representative Agus Wijayanto and BARMM Members of Parliament Laisa Alamia and Rasol Mitmug discuss COVID-19 response, devolved governance and role of parliament in addressing the pandemic crisis. 

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IAG appeals for unity between Cotabato City and BARMM Governments

Apr 20, 2020

The common good and the safety of the citizens of the City and the BARMM urge all to work together and set aside for a while our politics and beliefs.

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THINK PIECES

POLICY REPORT: Review of the Legal and Institutional Framework on the holding of the 2022 Parliamentary Elections in the BARMM

iag.org.ph I Aug 11, 2020

It is not surprising that stakeholders in the region are anxious about the Bangsamoro Electoral Code. The Code is critical in shaping the initial power structure in the BARMM. Read more

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Impact of the Pandemic to the BARMM Education Sector

Minister Mohagher Iqbal I Jun 04, 2020

This is the transcript of the presentation of BARMM Education Minister Mohagher Iqbal at the IAG webinar on the "Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic to Education in the BARMM" on June 3, 2020.  Read more

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Three Years After Marawi Siege: Terrorism in the Philippines Persists Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Rommel Banlaoi I May 22, 2020

Three years after the siege, terrorism in the Philippines remains unabated with the COVID-19 pandemic making the threat more virulent and harder to confront. Read more

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Countering Violent Extremism After Mindanao’s ‘New Dawn’

Michael Henry Ll. Yusingco I Feb 27, 2020

BARMM’s positive trajectory can still be scuttled by spoilers, the most dangerous and imminent of which is violent extremism. Read more

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Policy Brief: Moving Forward the Non-Moro Indigenous Peoples' Agenda in the Bangsamoro

IAG Publications I Feb 11, 2020

The agenda of non-Moro Indigenous Peoples in the BARMM is a continuing narrative of assertion of rights both in the policy level and in the actual implementation of laws and agreements affecting them. Read more

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Policy Report: Intergovernmental Relations with the Bangsamoro

iag.org.ph I Jan 08, 2020

The intergovernmental bodies are the features of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) which clearly demonstrate that the Bangsamoro government has an elevated status over other local governments in terms of its relationship with the central government. Read more

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Political and Electoral Reform in the Bangsamoro: The Bangsamoro Electoral Code

iag.org.ph I Jan 08, 2020

With the Philippine political system still very much influencing the political tides and currents in the BARMM, can the BARMM with the chance for creating their own singular political and electoral system under a parliamentary or ministerial set-up be the catalyst for change in the country instead? Read more

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Intergovernmental Relations in the Philippines

Michael Henry Ll. Yusingco I Oct 21, 2019

We have to change the way we think when it comes to governance, or at least the relationship of the different levels of government that we have. We have to focus on cooperation and collaboration. Read more

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Oversight and Intergovernmental Relations in the Bangsamoro

Ishak V. Mastura I Sep 02, 2019

Given that it is a new feature in the BOL, it remains to be seen whether or not the IGR Body in the BOL, which is usually a feature in Federal Constitutions, will provide a suitable mechanism to balance the call for an active role of the President to supervise the BARMM as provided in the “take care clause”, with... Read more

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Is it still possible to revise the Constitution for federalism?

Antonio Arellano I Aug 02, 2019

We in the Concom share the hope that there is still time to revise the 1987 Constitution. Much more, we believe that indeed, federalism is the answer to the myriad of problems besetting our country and our people. Read more

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