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Thousands in North Cotabato express support for BBL

 

'Pass the Bangsamoro bill'

This was the call of around 2,000 constituents from the various municipalities of North Cotabato on Sunday, May 17.

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Who are the women in the Bangsamoro Peace Process?

MANILA, Philippines – In conflict situations, women and children are the most affected.

They are vulnerable to hunger and poverty borne out of wars; their access to basic services like health and education are stalled, and they are exposed to different forms of violence such as rape, trafficking, and displacement.

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ARMM regional government throws full support to BBL

As members of the House of Representatives begin voting (today, May 18) on the provisions of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), officials and employees of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) gathered at the regional office’s compound in Cotabato City to affirm their support on the passage of the proposed legislation.

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Zambo tri-people sectors rally behind BBL

Zamboanga City — Despite the strong opposition of their elected executives and lawmakers, peace activists from the tri-people sectors—Christians, Muslims, and Indigenous Peoples-declared their full support for the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and the establishment of the Bangsamoro during a Senate public hearing held here last May 14.

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ARMM gov't employees call for BBL passsage

Muslim, Christian and Lumad employees of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) on Monday urged lawmakers to approve “as is” without delay the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law.

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Gov’t execs, workers in Armm show support to BBL

Officials and employees of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) showed their support to the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) as the House of Representatives’ Ad Hoc Committee on the BBL start voting on the provisions of the proposed law and its endorsement to the plenary.

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Statement: Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda on the week of May 11-15, 2015

Today, the 75-member ad hoc panel of the House of Representatives is expected to begin voting on the provisions of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law. We have every hope that they will vote for peace, which is the foundation of unity and progress.

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Australia shows support for Bangsamoro deal

 

The Australian government is convinced the Comprehensive Agreement on Bangsamoro (CAB) is a durable political settlement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front that can put closure to armed conflicts in southern Mindanao.

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GPH-MILF peace process supports fight against organized crime and terrorism – Ferrer

BANGKOK, Thailand - Government of the Philippines (GPH) Chief Negotiator for talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Professor Miriam Coronel-Ferrer underscored the importance of peace negotiations as a tool in curbing organized crime and terrorism that are threats to the security and development of the country.

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Statement of the Government Peace Panel and the GPH ceasefire mechanism on the passing of Mr. Rasid Ladiasan

 

The GPH Negotiating Panel in talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and the GPH ‎Coordinating Committee on the Cessation of Hostilities extend our heartfelt sympathies to the family of Mr. Rasid Ladiasan, who passed away on 11 May 2016 after a protracted, painful bout with lung cancer.

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Better position for gov’t achieved in peace process under PNoy — Deles

 

QUEZON CITY—The Administration of President Benigno S. Aquino III will turn over to the next President a peace process that is better-positioned than it was six years ago, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles declared last week. 

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Bangsamoro normalization efforts continue through Brigada Eskwela

Barira, MAGUINDANAO – The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP), together with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Department of Education in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DepEd-ARMM) successfully launched another series of Brigada Eskwela in Nabalawag Elementary School here in this municipalit

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Decommissioned MILF combatants complete skills training and return to civilian lives

Simuay, Sultan Kudarat–Decommissioned members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) are set to start a new chapter in their lives after graduating from their respective intensive skills training courses.

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CAB, BBL still top political solution to Moro struggle

DAGUPAN CITY – During the Usapang Kapayapaan: A Forum for Congressional Candidates held in the city earlier this week, Government of the Philippines (GPH) peace panel member and former Agriculture Secretary Senen Bacani has reiterated that the implementation of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) and the passage of the proposed B

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