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In 2010, the Philippines conducted its first-ever automated poll, and I wrote...
As the campaign period for the May 9 Philippine general elections comes to a close, increasing numbers of Bangsamoro peace process advocates are pushing national and local candidates for more...
The first official presidential debate in 24 years was held in Cagayan de Oro City. The urban centers of Mindanao are visibly booming, but the old problems of poverty, peace and order concerns,...
The Fourth Quarter 2015 Social Weather Survey findings on satisfaction with democracy and preference for democracy are in.
The lack of laws and structures to strengthen human rights contribute to the 'climate of impunity' in the Philippines, says Amnesty International.
A timely article on Grace Poe, frontrunner for the Philippine presidency, as posted by The Interpreter
A collection of images of recent protests on the anniversary of the 30th anniversary of the EDSA uprising.
THE third party group monitoring the peace process in Mindanao has pressed the Philippine government to have an alternative plan to further its peace agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation...
USIP Philippines Peace Agreements Collection Table of Contents
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)