Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus “Jess” G. Dureza speaks on behalf of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the 2017 Mindanao Peace Summit at Royal Mandaya Hotel in Davao City today, 18 March 2017.

The Mindanao State University and other government agencies and private sectors aspire to create a sustainable venue and network for the interaction towards lasting peace. The success of peace efforts is dependent on an active participation of every citizen in the country and more specifically in the community.

The summit will look forward to develop and establish a comprehensive development plan that generates and sustains a full array of processes, strategies and steps needed to transform Mindanao into a peaceful and progressive island.