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Newly opened AECID-supported Dive Center in Basilan promises opportunities for women

Jul 15, 2022

Photo: WBA LGU employees and CMAS-certified divers Sarah Miguel Tahajid and Gernie Tadjah-Ladjaalam take their turns demonstrating how the newly procured compressor machine for the WBA Dive Center works.

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IAG, MSU System enter cooperation agreement

Jul 13, 2022

The Institute for Autonomy and Governance and Mindanao State University System have agreed on a cooperation agreement to work together to foster peace and democracy in the southern Philippines.

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Panayam kay Atty. Michael Mastura tungkol sa tatlong taon sa BARMM sa patuloy na pamununo ng MILF

Jun 16, 2022

Ano ang mangyayari sa susunod na tatlong taon sa BARMM sa patuloy na pamununo ng MILF matapos nitong makilahok sa kauna-unahang pagkakataon sa eleksyon nitong Mayo? Panoorin ang panayam kay Atty. Michael Mastura, isang dating congressman at naging miyembro ng MILF peace panel sa #FactsFirst kasama si...

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PANOORIN: Mga leksyon mula sa BARMM elections

Jun 13, 2022

  Sa Part 2 of 3 ng ating Special Report sa Bangsamoro elections, tinalakay natin ang paglahok ng Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) sa eleksyon sa kauna-unahang pagkakataon.

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In Photos: Non-Moro Indigenous Peoples’ Summit and Walk for Peace

Apr 25, 2022

Around 300 leaders and representatives of non-Moro indigenous communities in BARMM convened in Cotabato City on 19-21 April 2022 to chart a roadmap towards genuine recognition of their rights.

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BOOK PREVIEW | The Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region: Framework & Annotations

Mar 29, 2022

This book treats and explains the provisions of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) with due regard to the interplay and dynamics of the Mindanao peace process, the peace agreements, the Philippine Constitution and autonomy laws. It is hoped that this work can contribute to the greater understanding of the BOL and the development of the Philippine Constitution and laws as instruments...

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IAG partners with NDI to capacitate political parties in the Bangsamoro region

Mar 29, 2022

IAG has partnered with National Democratic Institute (NDI) to facilitate the emergence of well-functioning and inclusive political parties in the Bangsamoro region by providing capacity-building support to existing and emerging regional political parties.

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Western Basilan Alliance undertakes marketing tour

Mar 29, 2022

Western Basilan Alliance (WBA) is the first inter-LGU cooperation in Basilan Province and is being capacitated by the Spanish aid agency AECID-funded MILAB 2 Project, implemented by the Institute for Autonomy and Governance (IAG) in partnership with the provincial and selected municipal governments.

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THINK PIECES

SPECIAL REPORT: Examining Human Rights and the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 in the Bangsamoro Region

IAG Philippines I Jun 24, 2022

This report looks at the unique position of the BARMM in the country’s anti-terrorism drive and explores opportunities for safeguarding its constituents from potential abuses given its human rights mandate. Read more

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Kusog Mindanaw 2022 Elections Agenda

IAG Philippines I Apr 06, 2022

The draft agenda was co-created by a multi-sector representation composed by the academe, civil society organizations, peoples’ organizations, non-government organizations, media, international organizations, the business chamber, cooperatives, the government sector, primarily the military, and the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA). Read more

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The Role of the Opposition in the Bangsamoro Parliament

Michael Henry Yusingco I Jan 10, 2022

For the Bangsamoro Parliament to work effectively and efficiently, the interaction between the majority and the minority must be founded on mutual respect.  Read more

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Mindanao and the Future of Federalism in 2022 Onwards

IAG Philippines I Nov 22, 2021

Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III delivered these remarks during the first day of Kusog Mindanaw Virtual Conference on October 18, 2021, on the topic ““Federalism and Equitable Share of Mindanao in the National Wealth and Policies That Affect Them”. This copy has been edited for brevity. Read more

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The First Year of the Anti-Terrorism Act: An Assessment

IAG Philippines I Aug 02, 2021

Published to coincide with the first year of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA), this special report outlines the key provisions of the ATA and describes public and stakeholder reaction to the ATA, and ways in which the law has been used by the government since enactment.  Read more

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Policy Brief: Mindanao Women Leaders’ Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

IAG Philippines I Sep 21, 2020

This brief recognizes the various measures that local government units in Mindanao have taken to address the immediate needs of their constituents, the experiences of women who served in the frontline in our fight against the dreaded virus, and involvement of civil society women leaders in the community they serve. Read more

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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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