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.

Nat’l line agencies pledge continued commitment to spur peace, dev’t in the BARMM

DAVAO CITY — As the Duterte Administration nears the end of its term, national line agencies vowed to continue implementing initiatives under the Normalization Program of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB). (more…)

OPAPRU recognizes invaluable role of peace partners

PASAY CITY, Philippines — The Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU) recognized 38 of its peace partners during ceremonies held on Monday here at the Philippine International Convention Center. (more…)

Galvez confident next admin will sustain Duterte Administration’s legacy of peace

PASIG CITY — Presidential Peace Adviser Sec. Carlito G. Galvez is very confident that the incoming administration will continue and sustain the gains of the peace process achieved under the Duterte Administration over the past six years. (more…)

Message of Secretary Carlito G. Galvez, Jr., Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity on the election

With the ballots cast and the returns being counted, let us all congratulate ourselves for what we have accomplished on May 9 as a people, and as a nation. (more…)

Multi-stakeholder effort, crucial in Marawi’s rehabilitation and recovery

MARAWI CITY — Five years after this once beautiful Islamic City was laid siege by violent extremists, there are now visible signs of recovery, as a greater sense of normalcy has returned to the lives of its people. (more…)

OPAPRU, AFP, MILF ink MOU for peaceful, honest polls

MUNAI, LANAO DEL NORTE — The Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU), Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) forged a Pledge of Commitment on Tuesday to signify their support for a clean, orderly and peaceful election. (more…)

OPAPRU joins MNLF Community in celebrating Iftar in Maguindanao

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, MAGUINDANAO — A delegation from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU) led by Presidential Peace Adviser Secretary Carlito G. Galvez, Jr.  joined members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) in an Iftar here on Friday at the MNLF’s Camp Ibrahim Sema. (more…)

NTF prepares for an ‘imminent’ rise in COVID-19 cases in May; recommends to include seafarers, OFWs for 2nd booster

DAVAO CITY, PHILIPPINES (27 April 2022) — A possible surge in the country’s COVID-19 cases may happen in the middle of May following the mammoth crowds drawn by campaign rallies and the emergence of Omicron sub-variants in different parts of the world.


Peace Adviser reaffirms President Duterte’s commitment to the Bangsamoro peace process ‘til term ends’

Cotabato City — “Rest assured, as I promised when I was Chief-of-Staff [of AFP], that all my life, with the National Defense Secretary [Lorenzana], all our life, we will dedicate for the peace process.” (more…)

PH cited in G20 report as model country for reducing vaccine hesitancy, increasing demand generation

MALACANANG, MANILA (18 April 2022) — A group of international organizations have recognized the Philippines for its exemplary efforts in addressing vaccine hesitancy among its citizens.