Tag Archives: Mindanao

Towards Rectifying Philippine History and Historical Injustice to Filipino Muslims

It is my privilege as president of the Ateneo de Davao, but also as president of the CEAP, to welcome you to this double launch: The first launch is that of the Mindanao-Sulu Historical Timeline.  This is an out-of-the-box pedagogical … Continue reading

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Bangsamoro: its Challenge to ADDU

[Address: ADDU General Faculty Convocation, June 2, 2014.]   Welcome to SY 2014-15! Again, it is nice that we can once again bring together all our units into one assembly at the outset of this academic year. Briefly, we would … Continue reading

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Towards Deeper Consensus on a Bangsamoro Homeland

[Welcome Address to the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamore Multi-Stakeholder Forum, ADDU, Finster Hall, May 17, 2014] We come together today in quest of a deeper consensus on a homeland. All of us look forward to a permanent home bathed … Continue reading

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Working Towards a Reconciled Diversity

[Statement of Catholic Bishops and Educators on Peacebuilding in Mindanao, Davao City, April 10, 2014] Sustainable peace and the righting of historical injustices have been elusively pursued for decades in Mindanao. We, Catholic bishops and educators of Mindanao, have always joined the … Continue reading

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Mindanao Water Summit

  [Welcome Remarks: Finster Auditorium, 22 October 2013] Good morning. It is my pleasure to welcome you all to the Mindanao Water Summit organized by the Ateneo de Davao University Community Engagement and Advocacy Council (UCEAC) in partnership with Tanggol Kalikasan, … Continue reading

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The Dancing Elephant in the Crystal Shop: SMI

I thought the country was looking for a way of doing responsible mining. And that the Aquino administration was serious in pursuing this. There are those, of course, who do not believe that responsible mining is at all possible in … Continue reading

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