Nineteen years after the launch of the Asia Pacific Coalition for East Timor (APCET) at the University of the Philippines, Timor Leste Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao will be in the same venue this Friday June 7, 2013 to address around 200 members of the academe and civil society to solicit support for his country’s bid for ASEAN membership.
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Our Peace Pledge: Primacy of the Peace and Human Rights Agenda In the 2013 Elections and Conflict Settlement
We assert that peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and between the GPH and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) should be relentlessly pursued. Moreover, the resulting peace agreements, as well as all previously signed peace agreements between the GPH and other armed parties must be fully and persistently implemented.
On the unfolding tragedy now threatening parts of Sabah, we urgently call upon President Benigno S. Aquino III of the Philippines, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak of Malaysia, the Sultanate of Sulu and its heirs led by Jamalil Kiram III, together with any and all individuals, organizations and networks who disavow violence and conflict, and who support dialogue as their primary mechanism for peace, to now unite and work towards bringing all the involved parties together in seeking a peaceful resolution to the issues at hand.
The Mindanao PeaceWeavers (MPW) salutes both the Government of the Philippines (GPH) led by no less than President Aquino and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in promptly accomplishing their task of selecting the members of the Transition Commission (TransCom) for the Bangsamoro.
The Initiatives for International Dialogue (IID) is a Philippines-based advocacy institution promoting human security, democratization and people-to-people solidarity.
IID conducts policy advocacy and campaign programs on Burma, Mindanao, Southern Thailand, West Papua, and East Timor.
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