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IAG study group session spotlights issues on parliamentary elections, political party system in the Bangsamoro

Nov 18, 2020

The BOL re-engineered the Bangsamoro government structure and electoral processes to increase incentives for political parties, rather individuals running for office particularly for the BARMM Parliament.

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Maluso LGU and partners launch 'RadyoEdukasyon'

Nov 12, 2020

The Local Government Unit of Maluso, through the Expanded Local School Board, together with Basilan Schools Division of the Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education (MBHTE) and WBA 99.1FM Radio Station has launched 'RadyoEdukasyon', an innovative approach to blended learning in the 'new normal'.

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Webinar Alert: Abu Sayyaf & Threats of Suicide Terrorism & Violent Extremism

Nov 09, 2020

Part of the learning series to strengthen capacities and programs of IAG partners under its Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE) consortium project supported by the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF), this webinar takes a look at the Abu Sayyaf situation in Sulu.

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IAG, KAS training BTA parliamentary staff on legislative works

Nov 09, 2020

In support towards strengthening the Bangsamoro Parliament, IAG with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Philippines, engaged the committee secretaries of the BTA Committee Affairs Division and legislative staff officers of the Office of the Parliament Speaker and Secretary General on a training-writeshop on writing legislative documents.

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IAG partners with emerging parties for political party development project in the Bangsamoro

Oct 15, 2020

IAG conducted consultations with various emerging political parties and movements in the region as part of the preparations for the rollout of a training series for existing and emerging political parties in the Bangsamoro.

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15 Years of IAG: A Message of Thanks from the Deputy Executive Director

Sep 21, 2020

The past 15 years would not have been truly a success for IAG had it not been for the support and partnerships of different international donor organizations. As we celebrate our 15th anniversary, we would like to share IAG’s success and thank them all.

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Special Video Presentation: 15 Years of IAG

Sep 17, 2020

As an institute devoted to promoting holistic human development, our greatest resource are not only the women and men at IAG but our countless partners who have journeyed and supported us for 15 years.

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IAG Announces Appointment of Director for Programs

Sep 08, 2020

Ms. Sheila Algabre has stepped into the role of Director for Programs at the Institute for Autonomy and Governance. Atty. Benedicto Bacani, IAG Executive Director, announced today the appointment of Ms. Algabre to the new post responsible for supervising the inception, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and reporting of IAG programs. 

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THINK PIECES

15 Years of IAG: Message from the Executive Director

Benedicto Bacani I Sep 16, 2020

As an institute devoted to promoting wholistic human development, our greatest resource are not only the women and men at IAG but our countless partners who have journeyed and supported us for 15 years. Read more

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Emerging Issues on Cabinet Bill No. 60: Bangsamoro Administrative Code

IAG Philippines I Aug 14, 2020

The draft Bangsamoro Administrative Code filed with the BTA/Parliament is an excellent starting point for public deliberations. It is clearly a sincere attempt to provide a comprehensive governance framework for the BARMM. Read more

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The Role of Parliament in the Bangsamoro Administrative Code: A Comparative Assessment by Sir Paul Silk

IAG Philippines I Aug 14, 2020

The Bangsamoro Administrative Code is one of the key codes provided for in the BOL which the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) is responsible for promulgating. This comparative assessment of the Administrative Code, conducted by Sir Paul Silk, looks specifically and in-depth at the role of parliament within the Bangsamoro Administrative Code and provides analysis that may be helpful to policy- and law-makers when... Read more

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

IAG Philippines 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

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, PhD 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 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 Philippines 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 Philippines 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 Philippines 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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