USIP Philippines Peace Agreements Collection Table of Contents
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In 2003, the U.S. State Department, seeking to prevent international terror- ist groups from exploiting the conflict in the Philippines, engaged the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) to facilitate a peace agreement between the government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the MILF. The State Department felt that the Institute’s status as a quasi-governmental, “track one-and-a-half” player would allow it to engage the parties more broadly than an official government entity could. To accomplish its mandate, USIP launched the Philippine Facilitation Project (PFP).
Tripoli Agreement Between the Government of The Republic of the Philippines and Moro National Liberation Front with the Participation of the Quadripartite Ministerial Commission Members of the Islamic Conference and the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Conference
1987 Jeddah Accord between the Philippine Government and the MNLF
Interim Ceasefire agreement between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF)
Harber argues that the conflict between the Moro people and the ruling government is rooted in a historical politicization of Moro identity, rather than religious or ethnic intolerance or difference.
Implementing Guidelines on the Security Aspect of the GRP-MILF Tripoli Agreement of Peace of 2001
2001 General Framework of Agreement of Intent Between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)
This is the first report from the Philippines Facilitation Project of the United States Institute of Peace. This report explains the origins of the MILF conflict, the evolution of the peace process, and the challenges facing both sides. It also recommends measures for a successful resolution.