Remarks of GPH Panel Chair Alexander Padilla at the FOCAP Media Forum, May 6, 2013

Lately, we issued a statement saying we are willing to go back to the negotiating table, but under a new framework that we will be proposing. This declaration, born out of exasperation over the delays in the process, the endless roadblocks thrown by the NDF at the Regular and Special Tracks, and the mounting violence against soft targets emanating from the New People’s Army, has created a lot of buzz. Which is probably why you asked us here today.


OPAPP: New approach to address issues on the table and on the ground

An April 30, 2013, press release from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process: In developing a new approach to peace negotiations with the Communist rebels, the government is undertaking discussions and consultations with civil society groups and various sectors, according to Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles.


GPH to NPA: Stop inflicting violence

An April 29, 2013, press release from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process: Government of the Philippines (GPH) peace panel chair Alexander Padilla on Friday said that the Aquino administration is considering a “new approach” to peacefully resolve the armed conflict with the Communist Party of the Philippines/New People’s Army/National Democratic Front (CPP/NPA/NDF) amid the 22-month impasse in the negotiations and the mounting violence inflicted by the NPA on soft civilian targets.


Solon: GPH-MILF annexes need to be studied to ensure “win-win solution”

An April 23, 2013, press release from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process: North Cotabato Congressman Jesus Sacdalan on Monday stressed the need to study the remaining annexes that will be part of the much-anticipated final peace agreement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to ensure a “win-win solution” for both parties.


GPH and MILF strengthen ceasefire mechanism for 2013

An April 23, 2013, press release from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process: Government of the Philippines (GPH) peace panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer lauded on Monday the ceasefire mechanism of the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) during the signing of the Guidelines for Mutual Understanding for Ceasefire-Related Functions during the May 13, 2013, National and Local Elections.


Government on diligent review of GPH-MILF annexes

An April 21, 2013, press release from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process: Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos-Deles on Saturday said that the government is working hard by exercising due diligence review of the three remaining annexes that will be included in the comprehensive agreement to be forged with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).


RPM-P/RPA/ABB begins transformation into legitimate, mainstream organization

An April 17, 2013, press release from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process: The armed group known as Rebolusyonaryong Partido ng Manggagawa–Pilipinas/Revolutionary Proletarian Army/Alex Boncayao Brigade Tabara Paduano Group (RPM-P/RPA/ABB TPG) is now Kapatiran para sa Progresong Panlipunan (Brotherhood for Social Progress).


Closing remarks of Secretary Deles on the 2nd Istanbul Conference on Mediation, April 15, 2013

It is our choices, which must and will inevitably prevail. In the end, we are the ones who will live with whatever consequences the processes will sow. In the end, when everyone else moves on to the world’s next troubled spot, there will be no one else but us to pick up the pieces or to pursue its promise.


GPH Chief Negotiator: GPH-MILF peace process reaches new phase

An April 12, 2013, press release from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process: Government of the Philippines (GPH) peace panel chair Professor Miriam Coronel-Ferrer on Thursday said that the peace process with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is taking on a “new phase” never reached before by both sides.


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