Resources

Participant reflections: Col Lysander: Colombia visit: Personal thoughts

Dec 2010
Following an exchange between peace practitioners from Colombia and the Philippines, Col Lysander, a Filipino participant, wrote a paper urging the Colombian military to turn its attention to peace.

DDR?

Sep 2008
What will persuade a rebel opposition group to give up their arms? Kristian Herbolzheimer of Conciliation Resources explores disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration (DDR) in this article.

Compromising on autonomy: Mindanao in transition (1999)

Apr 1999

The 1996 Peace Agreement between the Republic of the Philippines government and Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) was a milestone in many ways: all previous attempts to negotiate an end to 24 years of civil war had failed. Implementation of the peace deal did not end the violence but the efforts and innovations in peacemaking in Mindanao offer invaluable examples for people working to resolve conflicts around the world.

Accord issue 6, Compromising on autonomy: Mindanao in transition, contains analysis on Islamic diplomacy, civil society roles and development.

Sustaining the constituency for Moro autonomy (1999)

Compromising on autonomy: Mindanao in transition
Apr 1999
Macapado A. Muslim discusses how the momentum of the 1996 peace agreement can be sustained, warning that more progress must be made on development in Mindanao if willingness to accept autonomy is to remain strong.

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