The Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro

  • Country/entity

    Philippines
    Mindanao
  • Region

    Asia and Pacific
    Asia and Pacific
  • Agreement name

    The Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro
  • Date

    27 Mar 2014
  • Agreement status

    Multiparty signed/agreed
  • Interim arrangement

    Yes
  • Agreement/conflict level

    Intrastate/intrastate conflict ( Philippine Insurgencies (1968 - ) )
  • Stage

    Implementation/renegotiation
  • Conflict nature

    Government/territory
  • Peace process

    Philippines - Mindanao process
  • Parties

    For the GPH: Miriam Coronel Ferrer, GPH Panel Chairperson,
    Senen C. Bacani, Panel Member, Yasmin Busran-Lao, Panel Member, Mehol K. Sadain, Panel Member, Zenonida Brosas, Panel Consultant; For the MILF: Mohagher Iqbal, MILF Panel Chairperson, Datu Michael Mastura, Panel Member, Maulana "Bobby" Alonto, Panel Member, Abhould Syed Lingga, Panel Member, Abdulla Camlian, Panel Member
  • Third parties

    Witnessed by: Tengku Dato' Ab Ghafar Tengku Mohamed, Malaysian Facilitator; Signed in the Presence of: Teresita Quintos-Deles, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, Chair of MILF, Benigno Simeon Aquino III, President of the Republic of the Philippines, Dato' Sri Hj. Mohd Najib Bin Tun Hj. Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia
  • Description

    The Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro underlines the overall peace process between the GPH and the MILF. The Parties acknowledge the various roles of the international community and civil society that provided support throughout the process, list the integral agreements of the process, and providde principles of implementation that will be pursued for the agreements. Previous agreements (see 'Other agreements section) constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement but are coded as separate agreements.


Groups

  • Children/youth

    No specific mention.

  • Disabled persons

    No specific mention.

  • Elderly/age

    No specific mention.

  • Migrant workers

    No specific mention.

  • Racial/ethnic/national group

    No specific mention.

  • Religious groups

    No specific mention.

  • Indigenous people
    Groups→Indigenous people→Rhetorical
    Page 1, Untitled Introduction
    Underlying the CAB is the recognition of the justness and legitimacy of the cause of the Bangsamoro people and their aspiration to chart their political future through a democratic process that will secure their identity and posterity and allow for meaningful self-governance.

    Page 1, Untitled Introduction
    The Parties acknowledge their responsibilities to uphold the principles of justice. They commit to protect and enhance the right of the Bangsamoro people and other inhabitants in the Bangsamoro to human dignity; reduce social, economic and political inequalities; correct historical injustice committed against the Bangsamoro; and remove cultural inequities through the agreed modalities aimed at equitably diffusing wealth and political power for the common good.
  • Other groups

    No specific mention.

  • Refugees/displaced persons

    No specific mention.

  • Social class

    No specific mention.


Gender

  • Women, girls and gender

    No specific mention.

  • Men and boys

    No specific mention.

  • LGBTI

    No specific mention.

  • Family

    No specific mention.


State definition

  • Nature of state (general)
    Page 4, Principles of Implementation
    Working with other groups and sectors, the two Parties shall ensure the establishment of a new Bangsamoro political entity that will protect individual and collective rights, and be truly democratic, representatives of the diversity of the populace, and accountable to the communities therein.
  • State configuration

    No specific mention.

  • Self determination
    Page 1, Untitled Introduction
    Underlying the CAB is the recognition of the justness and legitimacy of the cause of the Bangsamoro people and their aspiration to chart their political future through a democratic process that will secure their identity and posterity and allow for meaningful self-governance.
  • Referendum

    No specific mention.

  • State symbols

    No specific mention.

  • Independence/secession

    No specific mention.

  • Accession/unification

    No specific mention.

  • Border delimitation

    No specific mention.

  • Cross-border provision

    No specific mention.


Governance

  • Political institutions (new or reformed)
    Governance→Political institutions (new or reformed)→Temporary new institutions
    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:
    8. Annex on Transitional Arrangements and Modalities signed on 27 February 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Page 3, Acknowledgement
    The Parties express their gratitude to the very important role of: [...] They [The parties] also commend the Bangsamoro Transition Commission as they earnestly work towards completing the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law.

    Page 4, Principles of Implementation
    Working with other groups and sectors, the two Parties shall ensure the establishment of a new Bangsamoro political entity that will protect individual and collective rights, and be truly democratic, representatives of the diversity of the populace, and accountable to the communities therein.

    Page 4, Principles of Implementation
    The mechanisms and modalities for the actual implementation of this Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro, including the ratification of the Bangsamoro Basic Law pursuant to Article V. Territory of the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro , are spelled out herein. The Parties shall mutually take steps for its full implementation leading to the establishment of the Bangsmoro Transition Authority and the regular Bangsamoro Government, the gradual normalization of the previously conflict-affected areas and their transformation into peaceful and progressive communities. The Parties commit to faithfully abide by, honor, respect, implement, and entrench these agreements, and nurture the integrity of the whole peace process.
  • Elections

    No specific mention.

  • Electoral commission

    No specific mention.

  • Political parties reform

    No specific mention.

  • Civil society
    Page 3, Acknowledgement
    The Parties express their gratitude to the very important role of:
    2. The International Contact group composed of [...] The International Contact Group composed of Japan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, they United Kingdom, Center for Humanitarian Dialogue, Community of San'Egidio, Conciliation Resources, Muhammadiyah, and the Asia Foundation

    Page 3, Acknowledgement
    The Parties express their gratitude to the very important role of:
    3. Members of IMT, namely, Brunei, Indonesia, Japan, Libya, Norway and the European Union; and its Civilian Protection Component composed of the Mindanao Human Rights Action Center, Mindanao People's Caucus, Moslem Organization of Government Officials and Proffessionals, and Nonviolent Peaceforce

    Page 3, Acknowledgement
    The Parties express their gratitude to the very important role of:
    5. The Third Party Monitoring Team chaired by an eminent person from EU, with members from The Asia Foundation and the Turkish Humanitarian Relief Foundation, and two leaders of local civil society organizations

    Page 3, Acknowledgement
    The Parties express their gratitude to the very important role of:
    [...] The Parties also thank the international community and local and national civil society organizations for the steadfast support that they have extended to the peace process in their different capacities.

    Page 4, Principles of Implementation
    Both parties pledge to continue to conduct multisectoral dialogues and consultations, take into account the concerns of the stakeholders, generate broad-based support, and ensure wide participation in the various mechanisms and processes that shall be instituted.

    Page 4, Principles of Implementation
    Working with other groups and sectors, the two Parties shall ensure the establishment of a new Bangsamoro political entity that will protect individual and collective rights, and be truly democratic, representatives of the diversity of the populace, and accountable to the communities therein.
  • Traditional/religious leaders

    No specific mention.

  • Public administration

    No specific mention.

  • Constitution
    Governance→Constitution→Constitutional reform/making
    Page 3, Acknowledgement
    The Parties express their gratitude to the very important role of: [...] They [The parties] also commend the Bangsamoro Transition Commission as they earnestly work towards completing the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law.


    Page 4, Principles of Implementation
    The mechanisms and modalities for the actual implementation of this Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro, including the ratification of the Bangsamoro Basic Law pursuant to Article V. Territory of the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro , are spelled out herein. The Parties shall mutually take steps for its full implementation leading to the establishment of the Bangsmoro Transition Authority and the regular Bangsamoro Government, the gradual normalization of the previously conflict-affected areas and their transformation into peaceful and progressive communities. The Parties commit to faithfully abide by, honor, respect, implement, and entrench these agreements, and nurture the integrity of the whole peace process.

Power sharing

  • Political power sharing
    Power sharing→Political power sharing→General
    State level
    Summary: Implements previous agreements, notably Annex on Power Sharing (23 December 2013).
  • Territorial power sharing
    Power sharing→Territorial power sharing→Autonomous regions
    Summary: The agreement incorporates earlier agreements which provide in detail for Autonomy for Bangsamoro, see below.

    Page 1, Untitled Introduction
    Underlying the CAB is the recognition of the justness and legitimacy of the cause of the Bangsamoro people and their aspiration to chart their political future through a democratic process that will secure their identity and posterity and allow for meaningful self-governance.

    Page 1, Untitled Introduction
    The Parties acknowledge their responsibilities to uphold the principles of justice. They commit to protect and enhance the right of the Bangsamoro people and other inhabitants in the Bangsamoro to human dignity; reduce social, economic and political inequalities; correct historical injustice committed against the Bangsamoro; and remove cultural inequities through the agreed modalities aimed at equitably diffusing wealth and political power for the common good.

    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:
    6. GPH-MILF Decision Point on Principles as of April 2012 signed on 24 April 2012 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:
    7. Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro initialed on 12 October 2012 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and signed on 15 October 2012 in Manila, Philippines

    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:
    8. Annex on Transitional Arrangements and Modalities signed on 27 February 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:
    10. Annex on Power Sharing signed on 8 December 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:
    11. Annex on Normalization signed on 25 January 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:
    12. Addendum on the Bangsamoro Waters and Zones of Joint Cooperation signe don 25 January 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Page 2, The Agreements - [...] Supplementary to the CAB are the various agreements, guidelines, terms of reference, and joint statements duly signed and acknowledge by the Parties in the course of the negotiations between the two Parties beginning in 1997. The Parties commit to honor, respect, and implement all these past agreements and supplementary documents signed by them and as further elaborate in the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro and its Annexes.
  • Economic power sharing
    Power sharing→Economic power sharing→Sharing of resources
    Page 1, Untitled Introduction
    The Parties acknowledge their responsibilities to uphold the principles of justice. They commit to protect and enhance the right of the Bangsamoro people and other inhabitants in the Bangsamoro to human dignity; reduce social, economic and political inequalities; correct historical injustice committed against the Bangsamoro; and remove cultural inequities through the agreed modalities aimed at equitably diffusing wealth and political power for the common good.

    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:
    12. Addendum on the Bangsamoro Waters and Zones of Joint Cooperation signe don 25 January 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:
    9. Annex on Revenue Generation and Wealth Sharing signed on 13 July 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Military power sharing

    No specific mention.


Human rights and equality

  • Human rights/RoL general
    Page 1, Untitled Introduction
    This Comprehensive Agreement is a product of the pursuit for a solution to the Bangsamoro Question with honer, justice, and dignity for all concerned. It ends the armed hostilities between the two Parties and provides for the negotiated political settlement of the Bangsamoro Question, thereby ending the armed conflict between the GPH and the MILF, and promoting peace and stability in this part of the world.

    Page 1, Untitled Introduction
    The Parties acknowledge their responsibilities to uphold the principles of justice. They commit to protect and enhance the right of the Bangsamoro people and other inhabitants in the Bangsamoro to human dignity; reduce social, economic and political inequalities; correct historical injustice committed against the Bangsamoro; and remove cultural inequities through the agreed modalities aimed at equitably diffusing wealth and political power for the common good.

    Page 4, Principles of Implementation
    The Parties acknowledge the identity and legitimate grievances of the Bangsamoro. In the same vein, they affirm the commitment to mutually respect the right to one's identity and the parity of esteem of everyone in the political community.

    Page 4, Principles of Implementation
    Working with other groups and sectors, the two Parties shall ensure the establishment of a new Bangsamoro political entity that will protect individual and collective rights, and be truly democratic, representatives of the diversity of the populace, and accountable to the communities therein.
  • Bill of rights/similar

    No specific mention.

  • Treaty incorporation

    No specific mention.

  • Civil and political rights
    Human rights and equality→Civil and political rights→Equality
    Page 1, Untitled Introduction
    The Parties acknowledge their responsibilities to uphold the principles of justice. They commit to protect and enhance the right of the Bangsamoro people and other inhabitants in the Bangsamoro to human dignity; reduce social, economic and political inequalities; correct historical injustice committed against the Bangsamoro; and remove cultural inequities through the agreed modalities aimed at equitably diffusing wealth and political power for the common good.
    Human rights and equality→Civil and political rights→Thought, opinion, conscience and religion
    Page 4, Principles of Implementation
    The Parties acknowledge the identity and legitimate grievances of the Bangsamoro. In the same vein, they affirm the commitment to mutually respect the right to one's identity and the parity of esteem of everyone in the political community.
  • Socio-economic rights

    No specific mention.


Rights related issues

  • Citizenship

    No specific mention.

  • Democracy
    Page 1, Untitled Introduction
    Underlying the CAB is the recognition of the justness and legitimacy of the cause of the Bangsamoro people and their aspiration to chart their political future through a democratic process that will secure their identity and posterity and allow for meaningful self-governance.

    Page 4, Principles of Implementation
    Working with other groups and sectors, the two Parties shall ensure the establishment of a new Bangsamoro political entity that will protect individual and collective rights, and be truly democratic, representatives of the diversity of the populace, and accountable to the communities therein.
  • Detention procedures

    No specific mention.

  • Media and communication

    No specific mention.

  • Mobility/access

    No specific mention.

  • Protection measures

    No specific mention.

  • Other

    No specific mention.


Rights institutions

  • NHRI

    No specific mention.

  • Regional or international human rights institutions

    No specific mention.


Justice sector reform

  • Criminal justice and emergency law

    No specific mention.

  • State of emergency provisions

    No specific mention.

  • Judiciary and courts

    No specific mention.

  • Prisons and detention

    No specific mention.

  • Traditional Laws

    No specific mention.


Socio-economic reconstruction

  • Development or socio-economic reconstruction
    Socio-economic reconstruction→Development or socio-economic reconstruction→Socio-economic development
    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:
    12. Addendum on the Bangsamoro Waters and Zones of Joint Cooperation signe don 25 January 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:
    9. Annex on Revenue Generation and Wealth Sharing signed on 13 July 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Page 4, Principles of Implementation
    The mechanisms and modalities for the actual implementation of this Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro, including the ratification of the Bangsamoro Basic Law pursuant to Article V. Territory of the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro , are spelled out herein. The Parties shall mutually take steps for its full implementation leading to the establishment of the Bangsmoro Transition Authority and the regular Bangsamoro Government, the gradual normalization of the previously conflict-affected areas and their transformation into peaceful and progressive communities. The Parties commit to faithfully abide by, honor, respect, implement, and entrench these agreements, and nurture the integrity of the whole peace process.
  • National economic plan

    No specific mention.

  • Natural resources

    No specific mention.

  • International funds

    No specific mention.

  • Business

    No specific mention.

  • Taxation

    No specific mention.

  • Banks

    No specific mention.


Land, property and environment

  • Land reform/rights

    No specific mention.

  • Pastoralist/nomadism rights

    No specific mention.

  • Cultural heritage

    No specific mention.

  • Environment

    No specific mention.

  • Water or riparian rights or access
    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:
    12. Addendum on the Bangsamoro Waters and Zones of Joint Cooperation signe don 25 January 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Security sector

  • Security Guarantees
    Page 1, Untitled Introduction
    This Comprehensive Agreement is a product of the pursuit for a solution to the Bangsamoro Question with honer, justice, and dignity for all concerned. It ends the armed hostilities between the two Parties and provides for the negotiated political settlement of the Bangsamoro Question, thereby ending the armed conflict between the GPH and the MILF, and promoting peace and stability in this part of the world.

    Page 3, Acknowledgement
    [...] They acknowledge the crucial role played by the two Parties' Coordinating Committees on Cessation of Hostilities and the Ad-Hoc Joint Action Group in preventing hostilities, supporting the efforts to keep the peace on the ground, and maintaining an environment conducive to continuing negotiations.
  • Ceasefire
    Security sector→Ceasefire→General commitments
    Page 1, Untitled Introduction
    This Comprehensive Agreement is a product of the pursuit for a solution to the Bangsamoro Question with honer, justice, and dignity for all concerned. It ends the armed hostilities between the two Parties and provides for the negotiated political settlement of the Bangsamoro Question, thereby ending the armed conflict between the GPH and the MILF, and promoting peace and stability in this part of the world.

    Page 1, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement;
    1. Agreement for the General Cessation of Hostilities signed on 18 July 1997 in Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines

    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement
    2. General Framework on Intent between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front signed on 27 August 1998 in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao, Philippines

    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:
    3. Agreement on the General Framework on the Resumption of Peace Talks signed on 24 March 2001 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:
    4. Agreement on Peace between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front signed on 22 June 2001 in Tripoli, Libya

    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:
    5. Declaration on Continuity for Peace Negotiations between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front signed on 3 June 2010 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Page 3, Acknowledgement
    [...] They acknowledge the crucial role played by the two Parties' Coordinating Committees on Cessation of Hostilities and the Ad-Hoc Joint Action Group in preventing hostilities, supporting the efforts to keep the peace on the ground, and maintaining an environment conducive to continuing negotiations.
  • Police
    Page 2, The Agreements - The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:
    11. Annex on Normalization signed 25 January 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Page 3, Acknowledgement
    The Parties express their gratitude to the very important role of:
    6. The Independent Commission on Policing composed of international experts from Canada, Australia, Japan and local experts selected by the Parties.
  • Armed forces

    No specific mention.

  • DDR

    No specific mention.

  • Intelligence services

    No specific mention.

  • Parastatal/rebel and opposition group forces

    No specific mention.

  • Withdrawal of foreign forces

    No specific mention.

  • Corruption

    No specific mention.

  • Crime/organised crime

    No specific mention.

  • Drugs

    No specific mention.

  • Terrorism

    No specific mention.


Transitional justice

  • Transitional justice general
    Page 1, Untitled Introduction
    The Parties acknowledge their responsibilities to uphold the principles of justice. They commit to protect and enhance the right of the Bangsamoro people and other inhabitants in the Bangsamoro to human dignity; reduce social, economic and political inequalities; correct historical injustice committed against the Bangsamoro; and remove cultural inequities through the agreed modalities aimed at equitably diffusing wealth and political power for the common good.
  • Amnesty/pardon

    No specific mention.

  • Courts

    No specific mention.

  • Mechanism

    No specific mention.

  • Prisoner release

    No specific mention.

  • Vetting

    No specific mention.

  • Victims

    No specific mention.

  • Missing persons

    No specific mention.

  • Reparations

    No specific mention.

  • Reconciliation

    No specific mention.


Implementation

  • UN signatory

    No specific mention.

  • Other international signatory
    Witnessed by: Tengku Dato' Ab Ghafar Tengku Mohamed, Malaysain Facilitator;
    Signed in the Presence of: Dato' Sri Hj. Mohd Najib Bin Tun Hj. Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia
  • Referendum for agreement

    No specific mention.

  • International mission/force/similar

    No specific mention.

  • Enforcement mechanism

    No specific mention.

  • Related cases

    No specific mention.

  • Source
    UN Peacemaker
    https://peacemaker.un.org/philippines-comprehensiveagreement2014

In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful,

THE COMPREHENSIVE AGREEMENT ON THE BANGSAMORO

The Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) consolidates and affirms the understanding and commitment between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MlLF), herein referred to as the Parties.

The peace negotiations began in the Philippines in January 1997, continued under the facilitation of the Government of Malaysia beginning 2001, and led to the signing of the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro in October 2012 and the completion of all its attached documents in January 2014.

Underlying the CAB is the recognition of the justness and legitimacy of the cause of the Bangsamoro people and their aspiration to chart their political future through a democratic process that will secure their identity and posterity and allow for meaningful self-governance.

This Comprehensive Agreement is a product of the pursuit for a solution to the Bangsamoro Question with honor, justice, and dignity for all concerned.

It ends the armed hostilities between the two Parties and provides for the negotiated political settlement of the Bangsamoro Question, thereby ending the armed conflict between the GPH and the MILF, and promoting peace and stability in this part of the world.

The Parties acknowledge their responsibilities to uphold the principles of justice.

They commit to protect and enhance the right of the Bangsamoro

people and other inhabitants in the Bangsamoro to human dignity;

reduce social, economic, and political inequalities;

correct historical injustice

committed against the Bangsamoro;

and remove cultural inequities through the agreed modalities aimed at equitably diffusing wealth and political power for the common good.

THE AGREEMENTS

The following agreements between the Parties appended hereto constitute integral parts of this Comprehensive Agreement:

1. Agreement for the General Cessation of Hostilities signed on 18 July 1997 in Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines

2. General Framework of Agreement of Intent between the Government of the Republic of the Phillipines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front signed on 27 August 1998 in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao, Philippines

3. Agreement on the General Framework on the Resumption of Peace, Talks signed on 24 March 2001 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

4. Agreement on Peace between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front signed on 22 June 2001 in Tripoli, Libya

5. Declaration of Continuity for Peace Negotiations between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front signed on 3 June 2010 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

6. GPH-MILF Declaration Points o Principles as of April 2012 signed on 24 April 2012 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

7. Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro lnitialed on 12 October 2012 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and signed on 15 October 2012 in

Manila, Philippines

8. Annex on Transitional Arrangements and Modalities signed on 27 February 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

9. Annex on Revenue Generation and Wealth Sharing signed on 13 July 2013 In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

10. Annex on Power Sharing signed on 8 December 2013 In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ·

11. Annex on Normalization signed on 25 January 2014 In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

12. Addendum on the Bangsamoro Waters and Zones of Joint Cooperation signed on 25 January 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Supplementary to the CAB are the various agreements, guidelines, terms of reference, and joint statements duly signed and acknowledged by the Parties in the course of the negotiations between the two Parties beginning in 1997.

The Parties commit to honor1 respect, and implement all these past agreements and supplementary documents signed by.

them and as further

elaborated In the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro and its Annexes.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

The Parties express their gratitude to the very important role of:

1. Malaysia, as the Third-Party Facllltator and Head of Mission of the International Monitoring Team (IMT)

2. The International Contact Group composed of Japan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, the United, Kingdom, Center for Humanitarian Dialogue,

Community of Sant Egidio, Conciliation Resources, Muhammadiyah and The Asia Foundation.

3. Members of the IMT, namely, Brunei, Indonesia, Japan, Libya, Norway, and the European Union (EU);

and its Civilian Protection Component

(CPC) composed of the Mindanao Human Rights Action Center, Mindanao People's Caucus, Moslem Organization of Government

Officials and Professionals, and Nonvlolent Peaceforce

4. The Organization of Islamic Cooperation as observer to the GPH-MILF negotiations

5. The Third Party Monitoring Team chaired by an eminent person from r EU, with members from The Asia Foundation and the Turkish Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH), and two leaders of local civil society organizations

6. The Independent Commission on Policing composed of international experts from Canada, Australia, Japan and local experts selected by

The Parties give speclal appreciation to His Excellency President Benigno Simeon Aquino Ill for his leadership and to the MILF Central Committee headed by Chair Al HaJ Murad Ebrahim for their continued commitment to the peaceful resolution of the Bangsamoro Question.

Likewise, the Parties express their sincere gratitude to the Government of Malaysia and His Excellency Prime Minister Dato' Sri HJ.

Mohd NaJib Bin Tun HJ.

Abdul Razak for his support to the GPH-MILF Peace Talks.

The Parties also thank the international community and local and national civil society organizations for the steadfast support that they have extended to the peace process in their different capacities.

They also commend the Bangsamoro Transition Commission as they earnestly work towards completing the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law.

They acknowledge the crucial role played by the two Parties' Coordinating Committees on Cessation of Hostilities and the Ad-Hoe Joint Action Group in preventing hostilities, supporting the efforts to keep the peace on the ground, and maintaining an environment conducive to continuing negotiations.

PRINCIPLES OF IMPLEMENTATION

The Parties acknowledge the identity and legitimate grievances of the Bangsamoro.

In the same vein, they affirm the commitment to mutually respect the right to one's identity and the parity of esteem of everyone in the political community.

Both parties pledge to continue to conduct multlsectoral dialogues and consultations, take into account the concerns of the stakeholders, generate broad-based support, and ensure wide participation in the various mechanisms and processes that shall be instituted.

Working with other groups and sectors, the two Parties shall ensure the establishment of a new Bangsamoro political entity that will protect individual and collective rights, and be truly democratic, representative of the diversity of the populace, and accountable to the communities therein.

The mechanisms and modalities for the actual implementation of this Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro, including the ratification of the Bangsamoro Basic Law pursuant to Article V, Territory of the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro, are spelled out herein.

The Parties shall mutually take such steps for its full implementation leading to the establishment of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority and the regular Bangsamoro Government, the gradual normalization of the previously conflict-affected areas and their transformation into peaceful and progressive communities.

The Parties commit to faithfully abide by, honor, respect, implement, and entrench these agreements, and nurture the integrity of the whole peace

process.

An Exit Agreement shall be crafted and signed by both Parties when all agreements have been fully implemented.

Done on this 27th day of March in the year 2014, Manila, Philippines.

FOR THE GPH:

MIRIAM CORONEL FERRER, GPH Panel Chairperson

SENEN C. BACANI, Panel Member

YASMIN BUSRAN-LAO, Panel Member

MEHOL K. SADAIN, Panel Member

ZENONIDA BROSAS, Panel Consultant

FOR THE MILF:

MOHAGHER IQBAL, MILF Panel Chairperson

DATU MICHAEL MASTURA, Panel Member

MAULANA "BOBBY" ALONTO, Panel Member

ABHOUD SYED LINGGA, Panel Member

DATU ANTONIO KINOC, Alternate Panel Member

WITNESSED BY:

TENGKU DATO' AB GHAFAR TENGKU MOHAMED, Malaysian Facilitator

SIGNED IN THE PRESENCE OF:

TERESITA QUINTOS-DELES, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process

AL HAJ MURAD EBRAHIM, Chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front

BENIGNO SIMEON AQUINO Ill, President of the Republic of the Philippines

DATO'SRI HJ.MOHD NAJl3 BINTUN HJ.

ABDULRAZAK, Prime Minister of Malaysia