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...
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?
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
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.
iag.org.ph | 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".
iag.org.ph | 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.
iag.org.ph | 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.