Philippine Peace Process milestones take center stage in Pre-SONA Forum

CAMP AGUINALDO, QUEZON CITY — Over the past five years, the Duterte Administration has been relentless in pushing forward the comprehensive Philippine peace process and realizing the commitments made by the national government under all signed peace agreements. (more…)

Message of Secretary Carlito G. Galvez, Jr., Presidential Peace Adviser and National Task Force Against COVID-19 Chief Implementer and Vaccine Czar On the Celebration of Eid al-Adha 2021 / 1442 A.H. | 20 July 2021 / 10 Zulhijjah 1442 A.H.

Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh!
May the peace and mercy of The Almighty be upon us all.

The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) and the National Task Force Against COVID-19 (NTF COVID-19) extends its warmest greetings to our Muslim brothers and sisters as you celebrate this year’s Eid al-Adha or ‘Feast of Sacrifice,’ which marks the conclusion of the annual Hajj or holy pilgrimage in the blessed land of Mecca in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. (more…)

Bangsamoro peace process anchored on GPH-MILF ‘jointness’ — OPAPP

PASIG CITY — The implementation of the political and normalization tracks of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) is anchored on “jointness between the national government, the BARMM (Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao), and the MILF.” (more…)

OPAPP lauds SUBATRA for helping to enhance BTA’s legislative capacity

BANGSAMORO GOVERNMENT CENTER, COTABATO CITY (5 JULY 2021) — The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) commended the Support to Bangsamoro Transition (SUBATRA) for helping to enhance the capacity of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) to craft key legislation, as well as improve governance systems and processes in the region in support to its transition process. (more…)

Bangsamoro Peace Process in the Time of a Pandemic

PASIG CITY — Amid the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the implementation of the political and normalization tracks of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) continues to move forward and gain momentum. (more…)

Normalization in the Bangsamoro: Bringing enduring peace and sustainable development to former war-torn communities

LANAO DEL SUR — In his more than three of decades as a Bangsamoro Mujahid (Islamic soldier), Abdul Jalil Maminta, a native of Balindong in Lanao del Sur, never imagined that he would be working side-by-side with the very same people he vowed to destroy. (more…)

We must protect our youth against CTG influence — Galvez

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, PAMPANGA (22 JUNE 2021)— The country’s shift to online learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the government’s presence in the digital sphere and enabled it to educate and empower the youth against the recruitment and influence of the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG). (more…)

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…)