Orientation Seminar-Workshop on Comparative Analysis between the Family Code and the Code of Muslim Personal Laws
The Philippine Judicial Academy conducted the Orientation Seminar-Workshop on Comparative Analysis between the Family Code and the Code of Muslim Personal Laws on April 11 to 12, 2012, in Cagayan de Oro City. The activity aimed to promote mutual understanding between Muslims and Christians so that they could work and live together in peace and harmony. Forty-nine RTC and first level court judges from Cagayan de Oro City, Iligan City, Malaybalay City, Gingoog City, Valencia City, Marawi City, Lanao del Norte, Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, Basilan, and Lanao del Sur participated.
The lectures covered the topics on International Humanitarian Law, Best Unifying Features of Christian and Muslim Ways of Life, Comparative Studies of the Family Code of the Philippines and the Muslim Code/Overview of Shari’a Court System, Comparative Studies on Civil and Islamic Laws on Succession, Agama Arbitration Council Proceedings, Highlights of the Supreme Court Capability Building Program on Strengthening the Shari’a Court System and Comparative Studies on Civil and Islamic Laws on Persons and Family Relations.