Peace Negotiating Panels
Peace Negotiations with MILF
The Government of the Philippines (GPH) pursues peace negotiations with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in order to end the armed conflict through a political settlement that will resolve the Bangsamoro Question that reconcile the ideals of Moro self-government, good governance, and national sovereignty.
The peace panel is chaired by Dean Marvic Leonen with members Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, Former Agriculture Secretary Senen Bacani , Dr. Hamid Barra , Yasmin Busran Lao, and alternate member Mayor Ramon Piang, Sr.
Peace Negotiations with CPP/NPA/NDFP
This involves furthering peace talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines / New People’s Army / National Democratic Front of the Philippines (CPP/NPA/NDFP) for achieving a lasting peace with the decades-old communist insurgency in the country; addressing the roots of conflict; administering socio-economic reforms; and pushing for an enduring political settlement and cessation of hostilities. Undersecretary Alexander Padilla is chair of the government peace panel, while Ms. Jurgette Honculada, Ms. Lourdes Tizon, Mr. Ednar Dayanghirang and Atty. Pablito Sanidad are members.
Peace Accord Monitoring
The government aims to achieve closure for the peace accords with the Cordillera People’s Liberation Army (CPLA) and the Rebolusyonaryong Partido ng Manggagawa-Pilipinas / Revolutionary Proletarian Army / Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPMP/RPA/ABB). These efforts also include demilitarization and creating development projects for the communities involved with the said armed groups.
This encompasses the implementation of the final peace agreement between the government and the Moro National Liberation Front to advance development and peace in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.