Peace processes in the third quarter of 2010
Director of School for a Culture of Peace
?? In the Philippines, the MILF abandoned its request for independence for certain regions of Mindanao and instead agreed to create a sub-state or an autonomous republic.
?? In Kosovo, the International Court of Justice handed down a non-binding ruling that the 2008 declaration of independence did not violate either international law or United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244.
?? Turkey launched a dialogue process with the PKK, which claimed that it was willing to disarm if certain conditions were met, and which expressed its support of setting up an autonomous regime.
?? The talks between Israel and Palestine were questioned after Israel's decision not to renew the moratorium on settlement building in the West Bank.