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IAG conducts consultations with CSOs on Bangsamoro electoral reforms

Dec 17, 2020

At least 13 civil society organizations took part in the consultations on what major electoral reforms should be pursued and included in the crafting of the Bangsamoro Electoral Code (BEC) – a deliverable which the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) has yet to pass. The consultations highlighted important considerations that need to be reflected not only in the BEC but also...

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READ: Position Paper of the Teduray-Lambangian Timuay Justice and Governance on the Proposed Bill Extending the Bangsamoro Transition Authority

Dec 16, 2020

"The composition of the present BTA is the stumbling block for the BARMM to achieve genuine inclusive peace, development and progress," the TJG says in this position paper. 

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PRESENTATION: Mindanao Peoples Caucus' Rapid Midterm Review of the Bangsamoro Transition Period

Dec 10, 2020

Mindanao Peoples Caucus (MPC) Secretary General Atty. Mary Ann Arnado presents the salient points and findings of the rapid midterm review of the Bangsamoro transition period conducted by MPC. One of the recommendations of the review is the extension of the period of transition for another three years. 

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IAG working with Freedom House, BHRC to build human rights capacity in BARMM

Dec 01, 2020

IAG has partnered with Freedom House and the newly-established Bangsamoro Human Rights Commission for institutional and personnel capacity-building, national and regional multi-stakeholder dialogue on the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 and human rights promotion and advocacy in the region.

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IAG rolls out training series on political party development; taps BEO, election experts, party leaders

Nov 27, 2020

At least 10 existing and emerging political parties and movements are involved in the training series on party-building and organizing in the Bangsamoro project implemented by IAG and Westminster Foundation for Democracy, with support from the Government of United Kingdom.

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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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THINK PIECES

Framing the discourse on amending the Bangsamoro Organic Law to extend the transition period to 2025

IAG Philippines I Dec 10, 2020

For the people who agree with the extension there is no doubt that three years is not enough for the BTA. On the other hand, those who are hesitant to support the extension believe that the work involved in the transition can, and indeed should, be continued by the first elected Bangsamoro Parliament in 2022. Read more

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Rapid Midterm Review of the Bangsamoro Transition Period

Mindanao Peoples Caucus I Dec 04, 2020

This Rapid Midterm Review was conducted by the Mindanao Peoples Caucus. 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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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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