Event in Cotabato City: Forum on Aceh and Mindanao Peace Process
July 30, 2008
Hosted by USAID, The Asia Foundation, and The Institute for Bangsamoro Studies.
Where: Estosan Garden Hotel, Cotabato City, Mindanao, Philippines
Phone +63 82 235 0888
What: The Forum on Aceh and the Mindanao Peace Processes is a venue for comparative learning between the Aceh (Indonesia) and Mindanao peace processes. Specifically, it aims to do the following:
- identify factors that contribute to the success of the implementation of the 2005 Helsinki Agreement for Aceh;
- describe the role of the Aceh Monitoring Mission (AMM) in the initial implementation of the agreement;
- suggest recommendations that the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) can consider in the ongoing peace talks from both the Aceh Peace Agreement, and locally, from the experience of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) when it forged the Final Peace Agreement (FPA) with the GRP in 1996
Speakers: Mr. Wiratmadinata, the Forum’s principal speaker, is The Asia Foundation’s William P. Fuller Fellow in Conflict Resolution for 2007-2008. He will be joined by Major Haroun-Al-Rashid Jaji of the Philippine Army assigned with the 6th Infantry Division in Cagayan de Oro City in Northern Mindanao and Prof. Abhoud Lingga, Executive Director of the Institute for Bangsamoro Studies. Cotabato City Mayor Muslimin Sema will give the opening remarks.
RSVP : Cris Cayon, The Asia Foundation: [email protected], or Mobile: +63 (920) 916-8711.
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