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24February

Western Mindanao high ranking MILF-BIAF combatants undergo ToT

The program prepares the MIILF combatants to transform into civilian lives and transform the camps into vibrant and productive communities. The participants came from the 113rd, 114th, 115th and 117th Base Commands and Bangsamoro Islamic Women Auxiliary Brigade (BIWAB) of each command. This is the 5th batch as the other base commands have already completed the training last year.The training...

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22February
Latest NewsSTRENGTHENED PARTNERSHIP. UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in the Philippines Gustavo González affirms on Wednesday, February 17 that the United Nations (UN) remains committed to the success of this ‘transition’. (NUAli, Publication and Media Relations Division, BTA Parliament

UN remains committed to success of Bangsamoro Transition – UN rep…

González delivered this message during his delegation’s visit at Session No. 52 of the Parliament’s Second Regular Session.González emphasized the UN is a global community of knowledge and they have participated in hundreds of ‘peace processes’.“This experience, this knowledge is at your disposal. So I strongly encourage you to seize this opportunity and make the most of what the UN can offer,”...

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20February
Photo courtesy of the NCMF

Ulama to be tapped on Covid-19 vaccination information drive

In a statement, Secretary Saidamen Pangarungan of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF), said it held a consultation with various Ulama and Imams regarding the Covid-19 vaccination roll-out wherein the said vaccine will arrive in the Philippines soon.Pangarungan said the Department of Health (DOH) has requested the various faith-based groups in the country to assist in the national...

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18February

Groups ask Duterte to certify as urgent bills extending transition in BARMM

“The President is very important in the equation, in the spirit of institutionalizing the gains of the peace process,” said Emran Mohamad of the League of Bangsamoro Civil Society Organizations (LBO).Duterte has earlier thrown his support behind the idea of giving the BTA another three years to accomplish the remaining tasks of preparing the BARMM’s regular governmental setup.Mohamad said time...

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15February
In Photo- President Rodrigo R. Duterte signs the executive order creating the National Amnesty Commission

PRRD creates National Amnesty Commission

The body will be responsible for accepting, processing and approving applications for amnesty. The proclamation needs the concurrence of congress for it to take effect.Malacañang described the NAC as” a step towards attaining peace in the country.”“The creation of the NAC will greatly improve the implementation of the normalization track of the transition period,” said lawyer Mary Ann Arnado,...

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