Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, Chairperson of the Philippines’ government peace panel for negotiations with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) spoke to Conciliation Resources about the aims and challenges of the Mindanao peace process and reflects on the lessons learned from past peacebuilding efforts.
On 25 January 2014 the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front concluded sixteen years of negotiations seeking to putting an end to an armed conflict which originated in 1968. Kristian Herbolzheimer explains the origins of the conflict, details the innovations that led to the deal, outlines the ramifications of the deal itself, and warns that lessons need to be learnt to ensure that the implementation of the agreement is effective.
7 Feb 2014
The Winter Olympics in the Russian city of Sochi have received much attention and scrutiny. Yet less is known about Sochi's neighbours in the fragile South Caucasus.
27 Jan 2014
Conciliation Resources congratulates the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) who, after 16 years of negotiations, have completed the negotiations for a Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) that settles one of the most protracted armed conflicts in the world.