GRP-NDFP Joint Statement, signed during the October 6-9 peace talks

  The second round of the Formal Peace Talks between the GRP and the NDFP was successfully held from October 6 to 9, 2016, through the kind facilitation of the Royal Norwegian government in Oslo, Norway. This Joint statement was signed during the closing ceremonies embodying the current status of the negotiations: (1) Releases: after[…]

STREETWISE – Thorny issues emerge in Oslo peace talks

Streetwise by Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Thorny issues emerge in Oslo peace talks The second round of peace talks in Oslo, Norway between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines(GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) ended on a noticeably less upbeat tone compared to the resumption in August. The weather seemed to[…]