There should no longer be any doubt that President Rodrigo Duterte is serious and determined to find a peaceful solution to the decades old communist insurgency in the country following the release of Benito and Wilma Tiamzon this morning, Presidential Adviser on the Peac
This statement enumerates the agenda items for the resumption of peace talks in Oslo, Norway on August 20-28, 2016. It was signed last June 15, 2016 during the last day of the exploratory talks of then incoming GPH Panel and NDFP Panel.
EXTRA MILE FOR PEACE. President Rodrigo Duterte (fourth from left) extends handshake to NDF consultants as gesture of commitment to pursue peace despite the recent sharp exchanges with the communist rebels.
Within a record time of just six (6) weeks soon after the start of the Duterte administration, the new architecture for peace between the government and the Bangsamoro has been drawn and crafted with the initial building blocks immediately set in place by the newly launch
The government panel (GPH), which resumes peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front (NDF) in Oslo in Norway, said it is confident most of the detained rebel leaders will be released in time for the formal opening on August 22.