About The Institute for Autonomy and Governance (IAG) is an independent and non-partisan think tank founded in 2001 to generate ideas on making autonomy an effective vehicle for peace and development in the Southern Philippines.
IAG views autonomy as a broad and evolving concept that encompasses any political structure that is less than an independent state. It sees the promotion of autonomy in the southern Philippines as strategic. It provides the country’s minority Muslims and Indigenous Peoples platforms to evolve self governance structures whether federal, autonomous or associative.
IAG continues to conduct research, forums, roundtable discussions and conferences on the issues of autonomy