September 29, 2016 – MEDIA PEACE TABLE addresses marginalization of the indigenous peoples in the GRP-NDF peace talks. Organized by Mindanews in partnership with the Philippine Information Agency, the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples Philippines, and the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process supported by GIZ Philippines and Pacific.
Addressing Marginalization of IPs
The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process or OPAPP is the office mandated to oversee, coordinate, and integrate the implementation of the comprehensive peace process. The agency was created through executive order no. 125, s. 1993 which was later amended in 2001 with the signing of executive order no. 3, s. 2001 as a reaffirmation of the government’s commitment to achieving just and lasting peace through a comprehensive peace process.