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Around the region: ASEAN, UN talk conflict resolution

  • The Jakarta Post

Indonesia   /   Mon, December 10 2018   /  01:35 am

The ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (ASEAN-IPR) and the United Nations held a workshop in Jakarta last week that looks at the ASEAN perspective on conflict management and resolution.

The three-day event, joined by 500 participants from ASEAN member states and non-government representatives, highlighted ceasefire and cessation of hostilities monitoring and verification, as well as peace-building with particular attention to best practices and lessons learned from the experiences of Indonesia in dealing with separatist movement in Aceh, the Philippines in settling Mindanao conflicts, as well as Myanmar in facing the Rakhine State crisis.

Moreover, the workshop also endeavored to look into global trends and perspectives, and provide comparative examples from other regions on the aforementioned topics, according to a press release sent to The Jakarta Post on Sunday...