NOREF is committed to mitigating and resolving armed conflicts through informal diplomacy and support to Norwegian and international mediation efforts.
Decommissioning of combatants resumes in Mindanao, Philippines
The process of decommissioning former combatants of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, in the south of the Philippines, continued last week, as the third phase of the decommissioning process resumed in Mindanao. This phase aims to cover up to 14,000 combatants. NOREF has supported the decommissioning mechanism with expertise since 2016.