Six Bangsamoro youth leaders completed the 3rd Mindanao- Hiroshima Skill-up Training under the “Global Hiroshima Project to Enhance Peace-building Human Resource Development for the Bangsamoro Government in Mindanao, the Philippines”.
The program kicked off on January 8, 2018 at the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) Central Management Office (CMO) and was continued at the Graduate School of Social Sciences, Hiroshima University in Japan, and was completed at Cotabato City on February 3.
It aims to enhance adapting and responding capacities of selected Bangsamoro youth leaders for practical public administration important for future for the future Bangsamoro government.
The completers of the said program underwent various lectures related to Bangsamoro such as Bangsamoro History, Progress of Peace Process in the Bangsamoro, and the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) change to Bangsamoro Enabling Law (BEL), which were relevant inputs for the project proposals they developed as required by this short course.
They are (a) Ronnie Arap, Jr. whose is proposal is entitled “Proposed Integrated Management Information System for Social Protection and Community Transformation in the Bangsamoro”; (b) Maaroopha Abdulkadir on “Takafful: Islamic Micro-Insurance Scheme for Bangsamoro Farmers; (c) Anisa Hadji Ali for proposal on “Bangsamoro Solid Waste Management System”; (d) Rukaya Darul for the paper “Bangsamoro Agri-Marine Manufacturing Laboratory”; (e) Abdula-Ajidz Abdulrahman on “Bangsamoro Youth Volunteers Hub” and; (f) Abdul Nasif Mohammad whose proposal is “Moro and Indigenous People Collaboration Center for Unity and Understanding”.
Their proposals were presented during the final presentation on Feb.3 at Em Manor Hotel in Cotabato City.
The event also served as closing program for the trainees where they received Certificate of Completion for this course.
BDA, as development agency operating in Bangsamoro areas co-facilitated the set of activities prepared for the trainees and provide them technical guidance for their respective research proposals.
To note, BDA hosted the 2nd Batch of Mindanao- Hiroshima Skill-up Training last 2017.
BDA and Hiroshima signed Memorandum of Understanding with Hiroshima University for human resource development in October 2015 for the partnership in co-facilitation of this training that aims to provide capacity-building opportunities for qualified youth leaders of the Bangsamoro in the field of public administration.