Discussion

Conference on the Role of Local Governance in Peace and Development in Mindanao

Organizational Meeting of the Muslim Mayors League of the Philippines

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Details

PROGRAMME

August 25, 2004

8:30-12:00 -Registration and Submission of Profiles (LCE and

LGU)

1:30- 2:30-Opening Ceremonies

Invocation

Pambansang Awit

Welcome Remarks

Introduction of Participants

2:30-3:00-MESSAGES

HON. JESUS DUREZA

Presidential Assistant for Mindanao (pls. Check)

MR. KLAUS PRESCHLE

Country Representative

Konrad Adenauer Foundation

HON OMAR “SOLITARIO” ALI

City Mayor

Marawi City

Introduction of the Guest of Honor

3:00-3:15Keynote Address

HON ANGELO T. REYES

Secretary

Department of Interior & Local Government

3:15-3:45Rationale and Overview of the Project

4:00-5:00Orientation and overview of the ARMM

HON. HATIMIL HASSAN

Speaker

ARMM Regional Legislative Assembly

Note:

Just before the closing session of the day, guide questions for the workshop shall be distributed and announced, sothe participants can informally start brainstorming in preparation for the next day’s session;

August 26, 2004

5:30amDAWN PRAYER

8:30 -9:00Recapitulation

9:00-10:00Intro of the Guest Speaker

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

HON. EDUARDO ERMITA

Secretary

Department of National Defense

10:00 – 10:45The National and ARMM Local Government Code as

Tool for Peace and Development

DR. GAUDIOSO SOSMEÑA

Executive Director

Local Government Development Foundation

10:45 – 11:30Local Governance as a Peace Building Tool in

Mindanao

ATTY. BENEDICTO BACANI

Executive Director

Center for Autonomy & Governance

Notre Dame University

11:30 – 12:00OPEN FORUM

12:00 – 1:30LUNCH

1:30 – 4:00WORKSHOP ON LOCAL GOVERNANCE

What are the issues and concerns that need to be addressed

by the League as a network of LGUs?

How can the Mayors’ league address the problem/issues

more effectively?

4:00 – 5:00Processing of Workshop Outputs

7:45-DIALOGUE WITH

HON. NORBERTO GONZALES

Presidential Adviser

National Security Council

August 27, 2004

8:00-10:00Election of Interim Officers to be presided by DILG

Oath Taking – to be sworned-in by DILG

10:00-11:30Business Meeting – to be chaired by Interim MMLP

President

Proposed Agenda:

oCreation of Committee to review and finalize the draft Constitution and by-laws

oDesignation of interim secretariat for the MMLP

11:30-11:45SYNTHESIS

12:00LUNCH ….. DEPARTURE

Add to the calendar

Venue

Pryce Plaza Hotel, Cagayan de Oro

Contact

Klaus Preschle