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SES and MPC hold Peace Forum

The Mindanao Peoples Caucus, a non-government organization that advocates for peace and development in Mindanao, and the Social Ethics Society, held a Peace Forum last June 10, 2015 at the Sta. Cruz Gym, Central Park, Davao City.

The speakers included Datu Muss Lidasan of the Al Qalam Institute, Atty. Jamil Matalam of Ateneo, MPC Program Manager Randy Ponteras, Fr. Urbano Pardillo Jr. of the Saint Francis Xavier College Seminary and A/Prof. Ryan Maboloc of Ateneo.

The speakers pointed out the importance of passing the Basic Bangsamoro Law on the basis of historical and social justice, equitable distribution, and greater autonomy for the Bangsamoro. Fr. Dexter Veloso was the moderator for the event which draw more than 100 attendees from both the academe, civil society, and parish organizations.