The CPP also took the opportunity to include a peace forum and consultation in the formal program of its 46th anniversary celebrations, marked by the presence of NDFP negotiating panel member Fidel Agcaoili.
accepted a manifesto of support to the (Government of the Philippine[GPH]-NDFP) peace talks and the Mindanao Peoples' Peace Agenda from Sowing the Seeds of Peace- Mindanao Movement for a Just and Lasting Peace (SSP-MMJLP) represented in the forum in the by bishops, priests, pastors and nuns.
SSP-MMJLP's eight-point agenda includes calls for genuine agrarian reform, national industrialization and development, employment and respect of workers' rights, socio-economic and democratic rights, respect of rights of national minorities, nationalist and scientific culture, independent foreign policy, and equitable resource allocation for Mindanao from the national budget of the GPH.
The movement is composed of church leaders and workers, lawyers, human rights advocates, Bangsamoro organizations, and local government unit officials.
short acceptance speech, Agcaoili
promised to submit the documents to his
colleagues in the NDFP negotiating panel upon his
return to The Hague, The Netherlands.