Other important foreign policy events of the Ramos years included the adoption by ASEAN in 1992 of the declaration on the behaviour of contracting parties in the South China Sea, which in one way or another was aimed at creating trusting objectives and avoiding conflicts between the candidate countries; the creation in 1994 of the Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines (BIMP) growth area for East Asia; the creation of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in 1994, the only multilateral dialogue on security in the Asia-Pacific region conducted at the governmental level; and the signing of the Mindanao peace agreement between the Philippine government and the Moro National Liberation Front on 2 September 1996.  The PEA-Amari agreement – in addition to other projects in Manila Bay – has supplanted more than 3,000 fishing and coastal families in Manila Bay, just to make room that the fishing activists of Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) were „unethical It also called itself an illegal and grossly unconstitutional state project“. Ramos rejected allegations that the PEA-Amari agreement would benefit the ruling Lakas NUCD members, as claimed by opposition groups. However, former Attorney General Franciso Chavez has filed a petition to cancel the PEA-Amari agreement, as the government would lose billions of pesos by selling land recovered from Amari. The Gentlemen`s Agreement was a series of informal and non-binding agreements between Japan and the United States during the years 1907-8, in which the Japanese government agreed to voluntarily limit to workers the issuance of passports that are good for the continental United States, while the U.S. government promised to protect the rights of Ramos, a military general himself. , to make peace with the rebel forces. He played an important role in the signing of the final peace agreement between the government and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) under the leadership of Nur Misuari in 1996. He also ordered the resumption of peace negotiations with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) led by Salamat Hashim and the Communist Party of the Philippine National Democratic Front, which heads the New People`s Army led by Jose Maria Sison. [Citation required] The Philippine economy recovered dramatically in 1993-97. Mr Ramos has put in place a comprehensive social reform programme (SRA) that addresses the long-standing problem of poverty: employment and livelihoods, health, training and skills training, housing, environmental protection, children and young people, the elderly and people with disabilities, land reform and access to equal opportunities.