About Office of Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process

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.

PH vaccine deliveries on track to reach 100M doses; gov’t ramps up vaccination for children, prepares rollout of booster shots

MALACANANG (25 October 2021)— The Philippines is set to hit the 100 million mark this week in terms of total COVID-19 vaccine arrivals to the country, as more than 26.3 million doses have been added to the national inventory this October.


NTF pushes for more aggressive vaccine rollout in key cities to reach daily jab rate of 1.5M by Q4

PASIG CITY (23 October 2021) — With 724,294 COVID-19 jabs administered on Friday, the National Task Force against COVID 19 urged local government units anew to further ramp up their vaccination throughput in order for the country to achieve a daily jab rate of 1 to 1.5 million.


No need for LGUs to purchase own COVID-19 vaccines; assures PH has sufficient supply in stockpile

PASIG CITY — The Philippines already has a substantial supply of COVID-19 vaccines in its national inventory, making it unnecessary for local government units at this time to purchase additional doses for their constituents.


Duterte reaffirms commitment to complete rehabilitation of Marawi City

CITY OF MARAWI (16 October 2021) — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte reaffirmed the national government’s steadfast commitment to rehabilitate this once war-torn city and bring its residents back to their homeland. (more…)

More than 1k adolescents inoculated as Phil begins it vaccination program for minors

QUEZON CITY (16 October 2021) – At least 1, 151 adolescents or ages from 15 to 17 years old were vaccinated on the first day of the vaccine rollout yesterday, Friday.


PH administers 50M doses of COVID-19 vaccines nationwide; gov’t all set for pediatric vaccination on October 15

PASIG CITY (12 October 2021) – The Philippines has breached the 50 million-mark in the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered across the country based on the latest data from the National Vaccination Operation Center (NVOC).


Galvez’ challenge to LGUs: Be creative and collaborative in vaccine rollout; total vaccine deliveries to the country reaches 85.5M doses

PASAY CITY (9 October 2021) — With the influx of bigger COVID-19 vaccine shipments to the country, National Task Force against COVID 19 Chief Implementer and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito G. Galvez, Jr urged local government units to be more creative and closely work with stakeholders to ramp up their vaccination rollout.


Nagpa-dekomisyon para sa pamilya, mga anak: Kwento ng pagbabago at pag-asa

PARANG, MAGUINDANAO — Giyera, armas, at tila walang katapusan na kaguluhan — ito ang buhay na kinagisnan ni Datucan Othman Marangit, tubong Barira sa probinsya ng Maguindanao. (more…)

PH’s rank in Nikkei recovery index does not reflect actual pandemic recovery, as countries have unique epidemic curves — Galvez

VALENZUELA CITY (7 October 2021) — National Task Force against COVID 19 Chief Implementer and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. defended the country’s pandemic response efforts following the release of the latest Nikkei COVID-19 Recovery Index where the Philippines ranked last among 121 countries.