EXCERPT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE BM-CSO CONSULTATIVE ASSEMBLY FOR OTHER BANGSAMORO COMMUNITIES ON MARCH 28-29, 2022 AT EM MANOR HOTEL,COTABATO CITY, BARMM
RESOLUTION NO. 01
A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE CREATION OF THE OFFICE FOR OTHER BANGSAMORO COMMUNITIES (OOBC) AND THEREBY REQUESTING FOR THE APPROVAL OF THE PROPOSED PLANS AND PROGRAMS FOR ITS OPERATIONALIZATION
WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 11054 otherwise known as “The Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao”, Article VI Section 12, provides for the Assistance to other Bangsamoro Communities, “The national Government shall ensure the protection of the rights of the Bangsamoro people residing in communities outside the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region and undertakes programs for their rehabilitation and development. The Bangsamoro Government, in coordination with the local government units where these communities are located and the appropriate government agencies, shall provide assistance to enhance their economic, social and cultural development”;
WHEREAS, the Bangsamoro Administrative Code of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao provides for the creation of the Office for Other Bangsamoro Communities under the Office of the Chief Minister;
WHEREAS, the BM-CSO Consultative Assembly for Other Bangsamoro Communities spearheaded by Consortium of Bangsamoro Civil Society (CBCS), with the Theme: “Building Common Ground among the CSOs Towards Effective and Meaningful Participation in the Transition and Beyond”;
WHEREAS, the Executive Director of the Office for Other Bangsamoro Communities Prof. Noron Andan was invited to present and discuss the during the BM-CSOs Consultative assembly, the Program and Activities and Structure of the Office for Other Bangsamoro Communities (OOBC);
NOW THEREFORE, after proper and thorough discussion and consultation of the officers and members/participants representing the different provinces of the CBCS clustered region, on a mass motion unanimously seconded, it was;
RESOLVED AS IT HEREBY RESOLVED, to pass a resolution supporting the creation of the Office for Other Bangsamoro Communities and thereby requesting for the approval of the proposed plans and programs for its operationalization.
RESOLVED FURTHER, that this resolution be submitted to the Office of the Chief Minister of the BARMM, Cotabato City and furnished to all offices concerned for most appropriate and immediate action.
ADOPTED UNANIMOUSY, this 29th day of March 2022 at EM Manor Hotel, Cotabato City, BARMM, Philippines.
Signed by thirty CSO Leaders from Other Bangsamoro Communities