is a monograph series that gathers the viewpoints o think-ers, opinion leaders and innovators in Mindanao, with the aim to contributeconstructively to the discourse on Mindanao—its peoples, its history andheritage, and, most importantly, its uture. It is our hope that MindanaoHorizons will inspire new ideas that will strengthen dialogue and engagement,spur deeper understanding, and give rise to lasting peace, justice, security anddevelopment in the region.
is published by the Ateneo de Manila School o Government (ASoG) and the Institute o Bangsamoro Studies (IBS) throughthe generous support o the Australian Agency or International Development(AusAID). Te ASoG and the IBS have collaborated on the selection o Mindanao-centered topics, and o the authors who can capably develop themand put orward innovative thinking and resh insight.Each monograph is published with a joint editorial. When one o us is acontributor to the monograph, the editorial appears under a singular byline.Apart rom the monograph series, the ASoG and the IBS also host Mindanao-ocused, thematic roundtable discussions in Manila and in various Mindanaocities. In these gatherings, the ASoG and the IBS create the opportunity or ree, provocative and unconventional idea exchange on ways to advancepeace in Mindanao. For more inormation about
, visit the website www.mindanaopeace.org.Peace! Salam!Antonio Gabriel M. La ViñaAbhoud Syed M. Lingga
Dean, Ateneo de ManilaSchool o GovernmentExecutive DirectorInstitute o Bangsamoro Studies