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.

MESSAGE OF SECRETARY CARLITO G. GALVEZ JR., PRESIDENTIAL PEACE ADVISER, NATIONAL TASK FORCE AGAINST COVID-19 CHIEF IMPLEMENTER AND VACCINE CZAR FOR THE CELEBRATION OF INDEPENDENCE DAY | 12 JUNE 2021

It has been 123 years since the Philippine flag was first raised to declare our country’s independence from its Spanish colonizers. (more…)

PHIC earmarks P58.8-M health coverage for MILF combatants to be decommissioned under Phase 3

PASIG CITY — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC) has included in its proposed budget for FY 2022 the enrolment for health insurance premium of 14,000 Moro Islamic Liberation Front – Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (MILF BIAF) members who will undergo the third phase of decommissioning. (more…)

STATEMENT OF THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER ON THE PEACE PROCESS  ON RENEWED CALLS FOR THE RESUMPTION OF NATIONAL PEACE TALKS  WITH THE COMMUNIST TERRORIST GROUP (CTG) | 11 June 2021

The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process extends its condolences to the families of the victims of separate NPA attacks in Masbate City, Masbate, and Buenavista, Quezon which happened this past week. (more…)

OPAPP condemns spate of NPA atrocities in Luzon

PASIG CITY (9 JUNE 2021)— The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) condemned the recent attacks perpetrated by members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) in Luzon, particularly the ambush of government forces in Quezon, and the landmine explosion in Masbate. (more…)

National task force disbands 8 private armed groups in Maguindanao and General Santos

QUEZON CITY — The National Task Force for the Disbandment of Private Armed Groups (NTF-DPAGs) has disbanded eight private armed groups operating in the province of Maguindanao and General Santos City within the first two quarters of this year. (more…)

Multi-sectoral effort, key to Marawi’s rehabilitation – Galvez

MARAWI CITY, (24 May 2021) – Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez Jr. lauded peace stakeholders who are involved in the rehabilitation of  Marawi four years after violent extremist groups laid siege to the city.  (more…)

Basilan, Tawi-Tawi eye inclusivity and sustainability in managing program for small arms and light weapons

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The provincial governments of Basilan and Tawi-Tawi are helping to design a program that would encourage the active participation of residents in reducing and managing the number of small arms and light weapons (SALW) in the provinces, and spur socio-development in these areas. (more…)

Message of Presidential Peace Adviser  Sec. Carlito  G. Galvez, Jr. For the Marawi Week of Peace 2021 Celebrations | 23 May 2021

Assalamualaikum! Greetings of peace, friendship, and solidarity to all!

The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) joins the Maranao people as you celebrate this year’s Marawi Week of Peace. (more…)

Message of Sympathy from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process on the passing of Fr. Eliseo “Jun” Mercado, Jr., OMI | 23 May 2021

The men and women of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Fr. Eliseo “Bapa Jun” Mercado, Jr. who passed away on Sunday, May 23. (more…)

PH hits nearly 230K jabs in a day; nearing to breach 4 million mark of doses administered before May ends

PASIG CITY — The Philippines recorded its highest daily vaccination rate since the National Vaccination Program was rolled out in March, as the government administered 229,769 vaccine doses on May 20, breaking its previous highest record of 120,529 jabs on May 15. (more…)