Kusog Mindanaw chairman Fr. Eliseo Mercado Jr explains the rationale for choosing Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) and federalism as agenda for the November 8-9 annual conference in Davao City.


Presented by the Institute for Autonomy and Governance and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Philippines Office, the Kusog Mindanaw 2018 Conference will gather key participants from government, business, academe, civil society, security and religious sectors to share insights from their respective fields and areas of expertise and generate recommendations for Mindanao peace and development based on the agenda.


Kusog Mindanaw is a platform of dialogue where government, business, NGOs, religious and political leaders and organizations of Mindanao meet with the end view of strengthening the voice of Mindanao in national policies and programs. Since 1994, Kusog Mindanaw has consistently advocated issues that Mindanao’s leaders have built a consensus on: equitable share and role in the national budget and government, good governance and Mindanao peace and development.


Participation in the Kusog Mindanaw Conference is by invitation only.