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.

COVID-19 health frontliners unfazed in battle against disease

QUEZON CITY (12 AUGUST 2020)— As the nation continues its battle against the deadly COVID-19 disease, medical frontliners stationed in COVID-dedicated hospitals in Metro Manila have remained steadfast in their commitment to save lives despite the huge health and safety risks involved. (more…)

Protecting civilians in conflict-areas amidst COVID-19

PASIG CITY, (August 12, 2020) – Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) continues to carry out initiatives that aim to address the roots of armed conflict and sustain the gains of peace in the country. (more…)

COVID-19 task force, Binangonan LGU highlight prevention measures to curb virus spread

BINANGONAN, RIZAL (11 AUGUST 2020) — Local governments units are demonstrating that prevention is still the best defense against COVID-19, as they carry out more aggressive measures to contain the spread of the disease in their communities. (more…)

COVID-19 task force beefs up partnership with Taytay, Antipolo through CODE Team launch

TAYTAY, RIZAL (8 AUGUST 2020)— The National Task Force (NTF) against COVID-19 continues to strengthen its partnership with local government units as part of its efforts to ramp up the nation’s testing and contact tracing capacity. (more…)

Gov’t to Metro Manila LGUs: We will bring down COVID-19 cases during MECQ

CAMP AGUINALDO, QUEZON CITY (4 AUGUST 2020)— The government vowed to use the 15-day Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) it imposed in Metro Manila Bulacan, Rizal, Cavite and Laguna to prevent the further surge of COVID-19 transmissions and lower the number of positive cases in these areas. (more…)

NTF COVID-19 looks into creation of isolation facilities for industrial workers

CALAMBA, LAGUNA (05 August 2020) — The National Task Force (NTF) on COVID-19 and local task forces in the province have raised the possibility of building isolation facilities dedicated for workers of industrial and techno parks. (more…)

Gov’t-private sector partnership strengthens as battle against COVID-19 gains ground

STA. ROSA, LAGUNA (25, July 2020) – The private sector continues to demonstrate that it is a reliable partner of government, as the two work together to strengthen the country’s health system and address the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. (more…)

Philippine peace process has transformed more than 15,000 lives

METRO MANILA, (22 July 2020) — The Duterte administration’s steadfast commitment to honor all signed peace agreements with internal armed groups across the country has led to the transformation of around 15,000 former combatants into peaceful and productive citizens. (more…)

Fr. Chito: A peacebuilder who united faiths and cultures

PASIG CITY (JULY 22, 2020) — “It is with deep sadness that today, the country and the world has lost a peacebuilder in the person of Fr. Chito. He was an epitome of spiritual strength amid chaos. His selfless contribution to peacebuilding in Mindanao, especially in Marawi City and Lanao del Sur, will forever be etched in our hearts.” (more…)

National, Local Governments balance ‘Buhay at Kabuhayan’ under NAP Phase II

Pasig City (20 July 2020) – The implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) against COVID-19’s Phase II is gaining ground, as local government units ramp up their COVID-19 testing and contact-tracing capabilities, while the national government and private sector continue to forge partnerships to establish more testing laboratories across the country. (more…)