In March 2020, HD’s Senior Programme Manager for the Philippines, Iona Jalijali, interviewed Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, former chief negotiator in the Philippine peace process and member of the Standby Team of Senior Mediation Advisers at the United Nations. Among other things, Ms Coronel-Ferrer discussed the impact of COVID-19 on peacemaking efforts, her shift from negotiating on behalf of a government to providing mediation support, and the Women, Peace and Security agenda.