Gains of the peace talks in 6 months

By Manila Today Staff Reposted from: http://www.manilatoday.net/gains-of-the-peace-talks-in-6-months/ We list the work and the achievements of the Government of the Philippines’ (GRP) panel under President Rodrigo Duterte and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Peace Panel from the resumption of formal talks in August 2016 up to January 2017. These efforts and achievements should[…]

Crucial 3rd round will “make or break” the peace talks

NEWS.ABS-CBN.COM — The third round of peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front (NDF) is considered as the most crucial stage of the negotiations, according to NDF consultant Satur Ocampo. Ocampo on Thursday said the third round of talks will deal on issues regarding social and economic reforms, which are the meat[…]

NDFP opening speech for 3rd round of peace talks

OPENING SPEECH FOR THE THIRD ROUND OF TALKS IN ROME 19 January 2017 By Fidel V. Agcaoili Chairperson Negotiating Panel of the NDFP Your Excellencies from the Royal Norwegian Government and the Government of Italy, Dear Countrymen in the Negotiating Panels and Delegations of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the National[…]

Pilgrims for Peace: 3rd round an opportunity to address people’s needs

Support GRP-NDFP Peace Talks: An opportunity to address the needs of ordinary Filipinos   As the formal peace talks begin in Rome, Italy between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, Pilgrims for Peace calls on the Filipino people to support this endeavour since PEACE is[…]

Non-release of political prisoners a key issue in 3rd round of peace talks

In the upcoming third round of peace talks, scheduled from January 18-25 in Rome, Italy, the issue of political prisoners will be major topic for discussion. The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) will ask the government panel “why despite their pronouncement no releases have been made,” said NDFP senior legal counsel Rachel Pastores.[…]