Mitmug speaks at Ateneo forum

The Ateneo School of Government (ASoG), through its Ateneo Bangsamoro Initiative program, conducted two forums entitled BARMM Participate Talks: A Forum on the Extension of the BARMM Transition in Cotabato City and Zamboanga City on November 19 and November 25, 2022 respectively.

The forums gathered select members of the BARMM Participate network and representatives of different sectors coming from Cotabato City, Maguindanao del Sur, Maguindanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi, and Zamboanga City.

Ateneo School of Government

December 6 2022

Re-appointed Members of the Parliament Atty. Rasul Mitmug, Jr., Engr. Don Mustapha Loong, and Mr. Amilbahar Mawalil served as the guest speakers which provided discussions on the Updates on the BARMM Electoral Code and the 2025 BARMM Parliamentary Elections; and on reinforcing the role of the different stakeholders in the BARMM transition.

Atty Rasul Mitmug and Engr Don Mustapha Loong discussed the salient points of the proposed Bill No. 29 (or the Bangsamoro Electoral Code of 2022) and the preparation for the 2025 BARMM Parliamentary elections while Mr. Amilbahar Mawalil emphasized the need and importance for stronger stakeholder participation in the ongoing transition process.

Both events also featured a scoping session where participants identified research, training and capacity building, and other opportunities to aid ASOG in realigning its plans in BARMM for the next few years.

The forums are part of the activities under the Ateneo Policy Center’s PARTICIPATE Project – a non-partisan, pro-democracy coalition dedicated to engage and empower the political participation of the Filipino people.…/asog-conducts-forums-barmm-transition-2025-par…

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