swisspeace has provided expert support in the Philippines related to Dealing with the Past, in particular on the role of archives in peace processes. Since 2015 two PhD projects conducted at swisspeace on mediation and the role of norms focus on the Philippines as case study.

Latest Activities and Publications

Julia Palmiano Federer, 2016

Philippines 2016: The Bangsamoro Peace Process Beyond May

Ballots & Bullets, School of Politics & International Relations, University of Nottingham. Blog contribution. Link.

Project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, 2015-2018

Are Mediators Norm Entrepreneurs?

This three-year research project coordinated by Prof. Laurent Goetschel and Dr. Sara Hellmüller explores the role of norms in peace mediation. Julia Palmiano Federer and Jamie Pring are writing their PhDs at the University of Basel as part of this project. More information.

Sara Hellmüller and Simon Mason (eds.), 2013

Translating Mediation Guidance into Practice: Commentary on the UN Guidance for Effective Mediation by the Mediation Support Network

Discussion Points of the Mediation Support Network (MSN) , No. 2. Link.

03 June 2013

KOFF Newsletter No. 118 - Philippines

Read the pdf in German/ English/ French.

Mandate for the Swiss Embassy and HSD, 2013-2014

Martial Law Files Project of the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR)

The goal is to enable the CHR and other actors to handle the records of governmental and non-governmental institutions in order to support an effective reparation process. The project consisted in a workshop and an assessment of the Martial Law Files Project (MLF Project).