COVID-19 WEBINAR: Q&A with BARMM Local Gov't Minister Naguib Sinarimbo

Apr 06, 2020

Here are the questions raised during our first COVID-19 webinar and the answers from BARMM local government minister and concurrent regional spokesperson Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo.   You can read the transcript of Minister Sinarimbo's talk by clicking here. Listen to this webinar on SoundCloud. Watch the full webinar here.   Question: Are all prayer services in the mosques in the region suspended? Naguib Sinarimbo: Yes...


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Why IAG Conducted Study On Traditional Muslim Schools In Mindanao?

Aug 28, 2019

Following the success of the August 22 launch in Manila of the “Research on Traditional Madaris in ARMM and Adjacent Regions”, IAG also launched the report in Cotabato City on August 28, highlighting the need of traditional Muslim schools in Mindanao for government recognition.


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Traditional Muslim schools in Mindanao yearn for government recognition, study says

Aug 21, 2019

A vast majority of traditional Muslim schools in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) and adjacent regions struggle with limited resources for their operations and aspire for government recognition to get support.


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IAG study on traditional Muslim schools in Mindanao out August 22nd

Aug 13, 2019

IAG's latest research aims to provide baseline information to promote the use of data and evidence in crafting public policies on traditional Muslim schools in the Philippines and in the evolving education system of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.


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Bangsamoro Normalization gains momentum

Jun 25, 2019

ISABELA CITY, BASILAN – The preparation for the implementation of the Normalization process under the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) is now moving at an accelerated pace and gaining momentum.   NORMALIZATION. Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr. delivers his message during a recent multi-stakeholder forum on Normalization in Basilan City, Isabela.  Galvez stressed the value of the Normalization process as the...


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Policy Brief: Survey of Mining and Petroleum Issues in the Bangsamoro-ARMM

Ishak V. Mastura - avatar Ishak V. Mastura | Mar 29, 2019

The issue of “strategic minerals” has been done away with in the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) by removing any distinctions regarding minerals but the BOL is now very explicit that mining and mineral resources in the Bangsamoro-ARMM are subject to the Constitution and national laws. Hence, the Bangsamoro cannot pass any legislation in its parliament that would contravene the Philippine...


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Filipinos Must Own Charter Change Process

Michael Henry Ll. Yusingco - avatar Michael Henry Ll. Yusingco | Feb 08, 2019

How can any reform process ever be truly robust when there is a glaring disconnect between majority of Filipinos and the 1987 Constitution?


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Dynamics Of Poverty, Politics And Peace: Mindanao And Beyond

Dean Benedicto Bacani - avatar Dean Benedicto Bacani | Dec 03, 2018

IAG Executive Director Atty. Benedicto Bacani delivered this keynote speech during the 4th Mindanao Peace Studies Conference on November 21, 2018 at the Fr. Saturnino Urios University, Butuan City


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Implications Of The GPH-MILF Peace Process And The Bangsamoro Organic Law To Mindanao And The Emerging Challenges

Mohagher Iqbal - avatar Mohagher Iqbal | Nov 14, 2018

Fear of the unknown remains a challenge, and those who are not well-informed on the gains of the peace process or the pertinent provisions of the BOL would still have misconceptions. We are always faced with the challenge to provide more timely information to the public that would allay any fears. 


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National Ulama Conference of the Philipines supports Bangsamoro Organic Law - avatar | Oct 15, 2018

In a statement, the National Ulama Conference of the Philippines (NUCP) "appeals and urges the electorate in the proposed Bangsamoro Autonomous Region to ratify the Bangsamoro Organic Law in the name of peace, development and justice for all".


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What are the rights of indigenous peoples in the BOL? - avatar | Aug 20, 2018

IAG extracted portions of the Bangsamoro Organic Law that relate to the rights of the non-Moro indigenous peoples in the proposed Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Take a look.


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Full Document: Bangsamoro Organic Law - avatar | Jul 23, 2018

This is the consolidated version of the Bangsamoro Organic Law ratified by the Philippine Senate on July 23 and House of Representatives on July 24 and signed into law by President Duterte on July 26.


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