Moral Governance presentation at DAP Graduate School of Public and Development Management

DAP-GSPDM in partnership with DAP sa Mindanao (DsM) conducted today, June 26, 2020, the Second Curriculum Co-Development Workshop for the Master in Public Management Major in Regional and Local Governance and Development (MPM-RLGD) for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).


The workshop focused on the development of a Framework on Moral Governance, with Dr. Nassef Manabilang Adiong, Professor of the UP Institute of Islamic Studies and Research Fellow of DAP-GSDPM, as main speaker. In his presentation, Dr. Adiong emphasized that the confluence of Faith, Freedom, Moral Authority, Common Good, and Social Ethics can produce a government that promotes Moral Governance. The framework will guide the content and delivery of the customized MPM program for the BARMM.


Reactors in this workshop included: BARMM Cabinet Secretary Hon. Mohd Asnin Pendatun, Prof. Alih Aiyub, Dr. Kamaruzzaman Bustamam-Ahmad, Mr. Antonio Kalaw, Jr., Dr. Maria Lourdes Rebullida, Dr. Teodoro Lloydon Bautista, Dr. Sukarno Tanggol and Mr. Mark Lemuel Garcia. The workshop was moderated by Dr. Bautista and Dr. Lizan E. Perante-Calina, Senior Vice President and Dean of DAP-GSPDM.

The project management teams of DAP-GSPDM and DsM for MPM-RLGD are led by Ms. CJ Almodal and Ms. Avon Sinajon, respectively. Both teams collaborated to make the second workshop a success.


Published by

Nassef Manabilang Adiong

Nassef is the founder of Co-IRIS (International Relations and Islamic Studies Research Cohort), PHISO (Philippine International Studies Organization), DSRN (Decolonial Studies Research Network), and BRLN (Bangsamoro Research and Legal Network). He works on interdisciplinary research between Islam and International Relations and explores the Bangsamoro society as he heads the Policy Research and Legal Services (PRLS) of the Bangsamoro Parliament. Visit for more details.