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Decision Points

Manila, Philippines – WHILE peace negotiations with the Left have stalled, bright lights have lit up the horizon on the government’s peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

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New study shows Mindanao challenges

Over the past 12 years, cycles of violent conflict in Central Mindanao have displaced nearly a million people from their homes.

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Preliminary gov’t-MILF agreement draws positive reactions

ILIGAN CITY, Philippines—For a change, reactions to the 10-point agreement signed by the government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front panels in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday have been generally positive even though the scope of the new entity that will replace the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao has yet to be defined.

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Fields of Hope: Women empowered through peace and dev’t projects in Sorsogon



The scorching afternoon sun illuminates her bronze skin as she walks a mile or two to the newly built irrigation area.

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The Dreamer's Disease

by Angel Santos | via The Peace Wall 

Exactly a year ago, I quit my job.

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The challenges of peace negotiations

Tempo.com | Our Times column by Susan Ople – The woman with a boyish hairstyle spoke with a soft, feminine voice, as she replied to tough questions asked by ANC Headstart anchor Karen Davila.

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Peace and Dev't in Mindanao; Empowering the Filipino People

By FIDEL V. RAMOS (Former Philippine President) | Manila Bulletin | (Last of Two Parts)

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Thank You Speech by Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer during the Awarding Ceremony of Hillary Clinton Award for Advancing Women, Peace and Security

Photo by Georgetown University

Thank You Speech by Prof. Miriam Coronel Ferrer
Awarding Ceremony, Hillary Rodham Clinton Award 
for Advancing  Women, Peace and Security

Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
22 April 2015

Your Excellencies:

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OIC backs Bangsamoro peace process, sees its success despite challenges


DAVAO CITY – The head of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) today formally reaffirmed the group’s support for the Bangsamoro peace process and expressed optimism over its success despite challenges it had faced in the past few months.

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OIC renews support to Mindanao peace process


MANILA – Iyad Bin Amin Madani, the secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) led an eight-man delegation for a four-day visit to the Philippines to reaffirm its long support to the Mindanao peace process.

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Verification and Assessment Report – Ceasefire Violations Mamasapano Incident January 25, 2015

Headquarters IMT – M10
Gonzalo Javier St. Corner
Ilang-Ilang St.
Rosary Height 7
Mindanao, Philippines

Tel : +6364 421 8966
Fax : +6364 421 8425
Email :imt.mindanao@gmail.com

05 April 2015

IMT HQ/OPS/VER/15 - (1)

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GPH-MILF peace process seeks to address root causes of Mindanao conflict – Deles

MANILA – The ongoing peace process between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is among the measures being pursued to substantially reduce threat to security and peace and order in Mindanao from armed groups that foment lawlessness and instability in the South, Presidential Adviser on

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