JustPeacePH Supports the 3rd Round of the GRP-NDFP Peace Talks

  The delegations of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) are in Rome, Italy from 19-25 January 2017 for the third round of formal peace negotiations. The prospective Comprehensive Agreement on Socio-Economic Reforms (CASER), the most substantial agenda of the peace process, will[…]

Canadian groups proclaim support for peace talks

The Canadian chapter of the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines, members of JustPeacePH-Canada, the Canadian Union of Public Employees, and the Asia-Pacific Working Group of the Canadian Council for International Cooperation announced their support for the ongoing peace talks between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GPH) and the National[…]

Church groups in PH offer support for peace talks, call for inclusivity

The Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform (PEPP), the largest ecumenical formation of church leaders in the country, said, “It’s very important that stakeholders on the ground be well-informed of what’s been happening in the peace talks. It’s good [to keep the people in communities] in the loop so that when the time comes for them to[…]

The chance for peace in the Philippines is a chance for change

Statement of JustPeacePH on the ongoing peace talks | October 2016 The chance for peace in the Philippines is a chance for change   The JustPeacePH global peace advocates for just and lasting peace in the Philippines laud the Filipino people for asserting their own demands for change. We believe that this is a chance[…]

Peace Talks 101

Click here for the PPT version: Peace Talks 101 PEACE TALKS 101 (Translated from the original Filipino) Introduction to the Peace Talks between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Prepared by BAYAN What are the GPH-NDFP Peace Talks? -The peace negotiations seek to end the ongoing armed[…]

National university promises support for peace talks

The University of the Philippines, the country’s premiere state tertiary institution, committed to supporting the ongoing peace process, by “making their academic personnel and resources available to help end armed conflict in the country through political settlement.”   QUEZON CITY, Oct. 3 — The country’s premier state university committed to extend institutional support to the Office[…]

Support for PH Peace Process

 Jeeva Muhil, Student Labor Action Coalition, USA “A sincere commitment to peace encompasses not only the resumption of peace talks with the NDF but also addressing the true roots of armed conflict. Activists in the U.S. must agitate to end U.S. imperialism in the Philippines and support the Filipino people’s movement in their quest for[…]