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‘Help Congress pass inclusive Bangsamoro Law’ — Hataman urges ARMM governors

Zamboanga Times | Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao  (ARMM) Regional Governor Mujiv Hataman on Monday urged on local government officials, specifically on the provincial

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Muslim groups welcome Pope Francis’ visit amid Bangsamoro talks

Inquirer.net | MANILA, Philippines–Muslim groups in the country are also looking forward to welcoming Pope Francis during his five-day state and apostolic visit to the country as they hope for peace in Mindanao.

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Pope cites peace efforts in Mindanao

The Philippine Star | MANILA, Philippines - As he addressed the diplomatic corps at Vatican City, Pope Francis cited that among the examples of dialogue that help “build bridges” is the recent peace agreement between the Philippine government and

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Clinton: Including women essential to peace process

Georgetown University – WHEN WOMEN PARTICIPATE IN peace processes, “often overlooked issues such as human rights, individual justice, national reconciliation, economic renewal are often brought to the forefront,” former Secretary of State Hillary

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Primer on the Proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law launched on 28 November

European Union | The Bangsamoro Transition Commission has presented to the public a Primer on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law this morning in Mandaluyong.

The primer will be published in English and 6 local languages in more than 50.000 copies.

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OIC makes historic step towards peace in Southern Philippines

The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation has in his continued efforts to narrow the gap between the positions of the leaderships of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) as requested by the OIC CFM sent his Special Envoy for Peace in Southern Phi

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Philippine Muslim Rebels to Share Fruits of Peace Deal

Bloomberg Businessweek | Philippine Muslim rebels will ensure economic gains from this year’s peace agreement are shared evenly to sustain the truce and alleviate suffering in the country’s poorest

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Speech of President Benigno S. Aquino III at the 2014 Philippines Development Forum on Bangsamoro

Speech of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III
President of the Philippines 
At the 2014 Philippines Development Forum on Bangsamoro

[Delivered in Davao City on November 6, 2014]

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Deles welcomes support of bishops for Bangsamoro autonomy; clarifies BBL will not lead to secession

MANILA – Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles today hailed the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) for its support to the provision of genuine autonomy in the Bangsamoro, a development anticipated with the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and its subsequent ra

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Mindanao guvs back BBL, call for improvement of draft law

MANILA – Mindanao governors and local executives expressed their support for the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in the 36th and last public hearing and consultation conducted by the House of Representatives’ Ad Hoc Committee on the Bangsamoro on January 21. 

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Moro fronts urged to dialogue, unite in Bangsamoro Law

 

MANILA – Lawmakers on Tuesday urged Moro fronts to dialogue, compromise, and forge unity on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law that is being reviewed by Congress for passage early this year.

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Women peace leaders laud Pope Francis' call for greater women participation

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MANILA – Two of the top women leaders in the peace process extolled Pope Francis' call for greater women participation and representation in society when he spoke to the Filipino youth at the University of Santo Tomas on Sunday, January 18.

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Pope Francis expresses trust in Bangsamoro peace process

 

MANILA – Pope Francis, currently on a five-day state and pastoral visit to the Philippines, noted the Bangsamoro peace process and commended efforts in peace-making during his first public statement given in Malacañang on Friday, January 16.

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Statement of Secretary Teresita Quintos Deles in response to the Statement of Support to the Bangsamoro of the Framers of the 1987 Philippine Constitution

Statement of Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles
In response to the Statement of Support to the Bangsamoro of the Framers of the 1987 Philippine Constitution

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Framers of the 1987 Constitution Support Bangsamoro

FRAMERS OF THE 1987 CONSTITUTION SUPPORT BANGSAMORO
 
January 9, 2015
 
 
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
 
 

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Ferrer lauds Santiago’s move to conduct hearings on Bangsamoro constitutionality

MANILA – Government of the Philippines (GPH) peace panel chair Professor Miriam Coronel-Ferrer today lauded the move of Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago to hold hearings on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law “as a venue to clarify the principles, concepts and specific

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