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  • ‘Hijab troopers’ go nationwide

    ‘Hijab troopers’ go nationwide

    TAGUIG CITY, December 12, 2018 -- The “Hijab Troopers” program of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will be implemented nationwide after the successful deployment during the Marawi siege last year. Colonel Romeo Brawner [...]

  • Thousands bat for “Yes” victory in Bangsamoro plebiscite

    Thousands bat for “Yes” victory in Bangsamoro plebiscite

    COTABATO CITY, December 10, 2018 -- Tens of thousands of supporters all over Mindanao rallied behind the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) today during the kick-off assembly for the plebiscite campaign held at [...]

  • BOL campaign starts Dec 7

    BOL campaign starts Dec 7

    COTABATO CITY, December 6, 2018 — Officials of the government and the leadership of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) as well as members of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) urged residents of the proposed [...]

  • Peace Education among top priorities in the new Bangsamoro Government

    Peace Education among top priorities in the new Bangsamoro Government

    COTABATO CITY, December 6, 2018 -- "Kung gusto natin ng kapayapaan, simulan natin sa silid-aralan (If we want peace, let’s start in the classroom)." This was emphasized by Commissioner Susana Anayatin of the Bangsamoro Transition [...]

  • Preparations underway for transition from ARMM to BARMM

    Preparations underway for transition from ARMM to BARMM

    SAN MATEO, RIZAL (November 9, 2018) – The core team for the transition of the Bangsamoro began formulating the proposed organizational structure of the Bangsamoro  Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) that will be part [...]

  • MNLF pledges to carry out aggressive info campaign in support of BOL

    MNLF pledges to carry out aggressive info campaign in support of BOL

    DAVAO CITY (October 30, 2018) --- Top officials of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) met with Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza here to pledge their full support for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic [...]

  • Dureza lauds Mindanao business community for economic progress in the region

    Dureza lauds Mindanao business community for economic progress in the region

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 25, 2018 — Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus G. Dureza lauded the Mindanao business community for its role in the island region’s “amazing transformation.” In a letter read for him by [...]

  • International donor community reaffirms support for GPH-MILF peace process

    International donor community reaffirms support for GPH-MILF peace process

    DAVAO CITY, October 12, 2018 -- Representatives of the diplomatic corps and the international donor community converged yesterday in this city to declare their unwavering support for the peace process between the Philippine government and [...]

  • BOL will end Moro people’s ‘narrative of isolation’ – BTC commissioner

    BOL will end Moro people’s ‘narrative of isolation’ – BTC commissioner

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 11, 2018 --- The passage of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) is a major victory not only for the Moro people but for the Filipino nation as a whole. This [...]

  • OPAPP urges civil society: Read the BOL

    OPAPP urges civil society: Read the BOL

    CAGAYAN DE ORO, October 10, 2018  – The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) has urged members of civil society to go over the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) in its entirety [...]

  • Dureza: Good governance key to successful BOL implementation

    Dureza: Good governance key to successful BOL implementation

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 10, 2018 --- Good governance will be the key in the successful implementation of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). This was underscored by Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza during the [...]

  • UN Peacebuilding Fund: Sustaining the gains of peace and development

    UN Peacebuilding Fund: Sustaining the gains of peace and development

    DAVAO CITY, October 6, 2018---The United Nations’ (UN) upcoming initiatives in Mindanao will focus on building the capacities of the youth and women and empowering them to become agents of peace and development. This was [...]

  • OPAPP, int’l partners continue to address root causes of conflict in Mindanao

    OPAPP, int’l partners continue to address root causes of conflict in Mindanao

    Taguig City, October 3, 2018 — International Alert Philippines, one of the longstanding partners of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP), is taking steps to identify and address the underlying [...]

  • Finland pledges continued  support to PH peace process

    Finland pledges continued support to PH peace process

    DAVAO CITY (October 2, 2018) -- The Philippines’ peacebuilding initiatives continue to receive recognition and draw in strong support from other countries. This was evident as Finland Ambassador to the Philippines Petri Puhakka paid a [...]

  • Gov’t, MILF use basketball to promote BOL

    Gov’t, MILF use basketball to promote BOL

    LINAMON, Lanao del Norte, October 1, 2018 – Government troopers and members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) fought each other in a friendly sporting match here on Sunday to promote the Bangsamoro Organic [...]

  • Bangsamoro youth leaders commit to peacebuilding

    Bangsamoro youth leaders commit to peacebuilding

    COTABATO CITY, September 21, 2018 - "We want to contribute in the Bangsamoro once it is established so that the legislators can see that the youth have a place in all this.” This was the [...]

  • Dureza stresses importance of inclusivity in peace, dev’t projects

    Dureza stresses importance of inclusivity in peace, dev’t projects

    PASIG CITY, September 19, 2018 - Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus G. Dureza today emphasized the need for peace and development programs to benefit not just a few people but the entire community. “It is very [...]

  • OPAPP lauds exchange programs’ role in peacebuilding

    OPAPP lauds exchange programs’ role in peacebuilding

    DAVAO CITY, September 17, 2018 -- The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) said international exchange programs have been instrumental not just in sustaining diplomatic ties between the Philippine and other [...]

  • Multicultural Peace Fair highlights gains of peace

    Multicultural Peace Fair highlights gains of peace

    DAVAO CITY, September 16, 2018 -- “The dividends of peace should be shared by all.” This was the message of Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Commissioner Jose Lorena Jr. during the closing ceremony of the Multicultural [...]

  • House adopts transitional justice bill

    House adopts transitional justice bill

    QUEZON CITY, September 13, 2018 — The House of Representatives highlighted the importance of social healing in conflict-affected and conflict-vulnerable areas during a committee meeting conducted in this city on Wednesday. This as the Special [...]

  • Improvement of governance seen in new Bangsamoro region

    Improvement of governance seen in new Bangsamoro region

    Mandaluyong City, September 11, 2018 -- Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza today said the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) will usher in better governance to the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). In an interview [...]

  • Academe urged to create more spaces for peace conversations

    Academe urged to create more spaces for peace conversations

    ILIGAN CITY, September 9, 2018 -- A member of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) -- the body that drafted the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) -- encouraged the academe to create more spaces to advance the [...]

  • Marawi folks pin hope on BOL ratification

    Marawi folks pin hope on BOL ratification

    MARAWI CITY,  September 8, 2018 -- Residents are hopeful the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) will help bring the needed rehabilitation and healing to this Islamic city. Carrying banners printed with “YES” in [...]

  • Re-shaping Marawi ‘peace by piece’

    Re-shaping Marawi ‘peace by piece’

    PROVINCIAL CAPITOL, MARAWI CITY, September 7, 2018 — The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) formally launched here yesterday its Social Healing and Peacebuilding Program (SHAPE) that will primarily benefit the [...]

  • GPH, MILF reactivate joint assistance mechanism for Marawi

    GPH, MILF reactivate joint assistance mechanism for Marawi

    MARAWI CITY,  September 6, 2018 -- The Peace Implementing Panels of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) reactivated on Thursday the Joint Coordination, Monitoring and Assistance Center (JCMAC), which was a [...]

  • Dureza: Peace table now wide open for all

    Dureza: Peace table now wide open for all

    DAVAO CITY, September 2, 2018 — “The peace table is now wide open for everybody.” This was declared by Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza during the launch of National Peace Consciousness Month at the Rizal [...]

  • Dureza lauds DAP’S planned course on peace

    Dureza lauds DAP’S planned course on peace

    PASIG CITY, August 15, 2018 – Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza today discussed ways to promote peace and development in Mindanao at the ‘Kartilya’ forum organized by the Development Academy of the [...]

  • Dureza: BOL to benefit everyone

    Dureza: BOL to benefit everyone

    Magpet, Cotabato, August 13, 2018 -- Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza said the recently-passed Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) will benefit not just certain groups or sectors but all those who desire peace and development in [...]

  • Passage of BOL celebrated in Cotabato

    Passage of BOL celebrated in Cotabato

    COTABATO CITY, August 8, 2018 – More than 700 people flocked to the Shariff Kabunsuan Complex here today to celebrate and express their support for the newly-passed Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in [...]

  • GPH, MILF panel chairs to present Bangsamoro Organic Law to Moro people, Mindanao stakeholders

    GPH, MILF panel chairs to present Bangsamoro Organic Law to Moro people, Mindanao stakeholders

    COTABATO CITY, August 7 – The respective chairs of the implementing panels of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will present the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao [...]