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Paminaw Mindanaw (Listen Mindanao) Presidential Forum

Close to 3,000 students, representatives from civil society organizations, academe, church, business sector and grassroots communities attended the Paminaw Mindanaw (Listen Mindanao) Presidential Forum at the Holy Cross of Davao College Gym last April 16, 2010.

Its “an attempt to find out who among the candidates has a real, viable plan for Mindanao,” said Gus Miclat of the Initiatives for International Dialogue, one of the convenors and co-secretariat of the Mindanao Peaceweavers.

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Presidential candidates to bare Mindanao agenda

On April 16, 2010 at least five presidential candidates will bare their Mindanao agenda before an audience composed of more than 5,000 representatives of the religious, civil society, youth, and business organizations united by a vision to foster peace and development in Mindanao here in Davao City.

Presidential candidates will be given 15 minutes to present their plans for the region based on questions that will be taken from key sectoral representatives such as the Moro, indigenous peoples and women.

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Major Mindanao Groups Unite to Listen to “Presidentiables”

For the first time in this island’s history, at least nine major networks and organizations are coming together to organize a forum that will perhaps help determine the future of Mindanao.

A diverse group of inter-faith, peace advocates, business, academic, multi-sectoral and civil society organizations will be inviting all the presidential candidates to Davao on April 16, to listen to what their plans are for Mindanao.

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