National, Bangsamoro governments ink MOA to implement P146.8 million in educational programs for decommissioned combatants

PASIG CITY — The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped the national and Bangsamoro governments from implementing all components under the Normalization track of the Bangsamoro peace process, particularly the socioeconomic interventions which aim to uplift the lives of decommissioned Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) combatants, their families, and other members of their communities. (more…)

Gov’t completes five vaccine procurement contracts, prepares for the ‘long haul’

BGC, TAGUIG CITY — The Philippine government has now completed contracts with five vaccine manufacturers that would provide the country with a secure and steady supply of anti-COVID 19 jabs this year. (more…)

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Inter-cabinet body on Normalization approves proposed roadmap on Transitional Justice and Reconciliation

PASIG CITY — The Inter-Cabinet Cluster Mechanism on Normalization (ICCMN) has approved the proposed Transitional Justice and Reconciliation (TJR) roadmap, a key component of the normalization track of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB), on Tuesday, March 30.

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Inter-agency task force disbands six private armed groups in Maguindanao in Q1 of 2021

MAGUINDANAO PROVINCE – The National Task Force for the Disbandment of Private Armed Groups (NTF-DPAGs) has so far disbanded six private armed groups operating in this province from January to March this year.

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Lower House passes resolutions supporting PRRD’s Amnesty Proclamations for former rebels

House of Representatives (25 March 2021) — Presidential Peace Adviser Secretary Carlito G. Galvez Jr. lauded the House of Representatives’ Committees on Justice, and National Defense and Security for the passage of House Concurrent Resolutions granting amnesty to members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), Rebolusyonaryong Partido ng Manggagawa ng Pilipinas/Revolutionary Proletarian Army/Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPMP-RPA-ABB), and the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG). (more…)

Message of Presidential Peace Adviser Secretary Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. For the 53rd Anniversary of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) March 18, 2021

Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh! (Peace be upon you and God’s mercy and blessings)

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Government is relentless to achieve ‘steady supplies’ of vaccines by April-May – Galvez

PASIG CITY — The government is working aggressively to ensure that the country will have a stable supply of vaccines starting April or May and onwards to stamp out COVID-19 and achieve sustainable health security in the near future, according to COVID 19 Chief Implementer and vaccine czar Carlito G. Galvez Jr. (more…)

Decommissioned combatants receive rice assistance; 3rd phase of decommissioning eyed to start in 2021

CAMP DARAPANAN, SULTAN KUDARAT, MAGUINDANAO (10 February 2021) — Good things come to those who choose the path of peace.

As part of the continuing socio-economic assistance to the decommissioned combatants (DCs) of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (MILF BIAF), 12,145 of them will receive PhP 16 million worth of rice assistance. (more…)

Creation of National Amnesty Commission, a huge step towards attaining just and lasting peace — Galvez

PASIG CITY (8 FEBRUARY 2021)-— Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. welcomed the creation of a national body that will oversee the processing and granting of amnesty to former rebels and advance the attainment of just and lasting peace in the country. (more…)

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We have laid the groundwork for lasting peace in Mindanao — PRRD

COTABATO CITY, BARMM — The Bangsamoro people celebrated on Thursday the second year anniversary of one of the major milestones of the Bangsamoro peace process — the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law which paved the way for the creation of the BARMM regional government. (more…)