KABACAN, North Cotabato, January 19, 2019 – Town mayors here have expressed their support for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL).
At least 67 villages in seven towns in this province will vote in the plebiscite for inclusion in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) on February 6. (more…)
SHARIFF KABUNSUAN COMPLEX, COTABATO CITY (January 20, 2019) — The Duterte Administration’s top cabinet officials arrived here on Friday to join the President in urging Moro and non-Moro residents here to support the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). (more…)
SHARIFF KABUNSUAN COMPLEX, COTABATO CITY (January 19, 2019) — President Rodrigo Duterte joined thousands of Moro and non-Moro residents here on Friday in a grand peace assembly to make a final pitch for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL).
“The fact we have reached this point after so many years of negotiations and interruptions, we are here,” the President said in his keynote address, referring to the decades-long peace process between the Philippine Government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). (more…)
Duterte’s top execs in Sulu to underscore the importance of BOL in search for just and lasting peace
PATIKUL, Sulu, January 18, 2019 — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Thursday sent his top security and peace secretaries here to pitch for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) days before the plebiscite scheduled on January 21.
Led by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, the powerhouse group was composed of National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año Jr., Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez Jr., Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, Deputy Presidential Peace Adviser Nabil Tan, and Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Benjamin Madrigal. (more…)
MARAWI CITY, January 17, 2019 – Thousands of Maranaws rallied their support to ratify the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) in the upcoming plebiscite.
With five days to go before the historic plebiscite, nearly six thousand people representing various groups and sectors gathered at the Dimaporo Gym in Mindanao State University (MSU) on Wednesday for a Peace Assembly to extend support for the landmark legislation. (more…)
PASIG CITY, January 12, 2019 — Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. urged the United Nations (UN) to continue its assistance in providing capacity development to key leaders in the Bangsamoro. (more…)
PASIG CITY, January 10, 2019 — The Japanese government on Thursday affirmed its support for the Philippines’ peace process.
Paying a courtesy call to new Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez Jr., Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda committed his country’s continued support for various peace process mechanisms and programs, projects and activities (PPAs) that are being implemented by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Mindanao. (more…)
ZAMBOANGA CITY, January 10, 2019 — The leadership of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) met with Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr. on Tuesday to give assurance of their commitment to the campaign for the peaceful and orderly ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). (more…)