• Struggle for Peace: The 25 year journey of the ABSDF

    Congratulations to the All Burma Students’ Democratic Front! Their peace history book “Struggle for Peace: The 25 Year Journey of the ABSDF”, was officially launched at FCCT in Bangkok, on 10 April 2014.

    The event was attended by more than 50 persons, from journalists, to NGO representatives and university students.
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    Struggle for Peace: The 25 year journey of the ABSDF
     
  • Philippines: Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro Signed

    On 27 March 2014, the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed the final Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB). The signing signifies a major milestone in the peace process between the two parties, marking the end of 17 years of peace negotiations and the challenge ahead of implementation.

    Philippines: Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro Signed
     
Book
Listening to Voices:
Myanmar Foot Soldiers
Speak

Analysing the peace process in Myanmar from the perspective of foot soldiers from some of the country’s non-state armed groups, this publication elevates the needs and concerns of this critical stakeholder in moving towards a democratic Myanmar.
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Report
The Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies’
Annual Report 2013

This report provides a comprehensive overview of CPCS’ programs and activities for the year of 2013.
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Working inside the triangles: engaging with locally led peace initiatives in Myanmar

Analysing the state of the current peace process in Myanmar, this paper looks at the role of different actors in the process, the dynamics between them, coming up with specific recommendations on strategies for engagement by international actors.
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Review by the Asian Muslim Action Network’s (AMAN) Women Commission→

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Resolving conflict in Muslim Mindanao: showcasing four traditional methods

Showcasing different traditional dispute resolution mechanisms from Mindanao, this publication attests to the contribution of local populations in working towards peaceful societies, and the inherent value of embracing and incorporating indigenous structures and mechanisms into formal practices.

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An egg is delicate and fragile, but given the right conditions, it gives life. You have to nurture the fragile potential for peace. Negotiations and peace agreements are just the beginning. Like a newly laid egg, we must nurture glimmers of peace and support and sustain them.–Dekha Ibrahim Abdi, 2010