LPE through NTF-ELCAC is the most effective way of dealing with the communist insurgency — Galvez

PASIG CITY– Localized peace engagements (LPE) under the National Task Force to End Local Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) have proven to be the most effective way of addressing the decades-long communist insurgency, according to Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU) Secretary Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. (more…)

Localized peace engagement to continue under Marcos Administration

CAMP AGUINALDO, QUEZON CITY – The National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) confirmed on Friday that localized peace talks will continue to be carried out under the administration of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

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RTF-ELCAC 3 sustains peacekeeping and peacebuilding efforts in the region amidst challenges — Galvez

CLARK, PAMPANGA— The Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) 3 has been highly successful in carrying out anti-insurgency efforts and in providing the much-needed government services to communities in its area of coverage. (more…)

No more crawling in the jungle: Former rebels now enjoy ‘unrestrained’ life’ after laying down arms

BALER, AURORA — Pedro and Marshall (not their real names) were forced to live as nocturnals when they were still members of the Communist Terrorist Groups (CTG) based in this province. (more…)

Former rebels begin peace journey

PALAYAN CITY, NUEVA ECIJA — Forty-eight former members of the communitst terrorist group (CTG) have undergone here in Fort Magsaysay a seven-day peace orientation activity jointly organized by the OPAPRU and the AFP 7th Infantry Division.

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Localized Peace Engagement in Central Luzon enters phase 2; RTF-ELCAC to focus on terrorism awareness among youth, students

PASIG CITY– The Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict in Central Luzon (RTF-ELCAC 3) will continue to provide sustainable livelihood opportunities, lectures on terrorism awareness, and skills training for former rebels. (more…)

Central Luzon highlights effectiveness of Whole-of-Government approach in dealing with CTG

PASIG CITY — The Duterte Administration’s Whole-of-Nation Approach has been highly effective in addressing the communist insurgency in Central Luzon, as it is helping to bring increased peace, security, development and stability in communities once affected by armed conflict throughout the region. (more…)

Peace adviser condemns Maguindanao, Samar attacks; calls on Filipinos to rally behind government’s peace agenda

PASIG CITY (14 February 2022) — Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity Secretary Carlito G. Galvez Jr. vehemently condemned two separate armed attacks that led to the death on Saturday, February 12, of nine people in Maguindanao and two children in Northern Samar on February 8. (more…)

PH gov’t pushes for conduct of LPE; most effective approach in talking peace with CTG

PASIG CITY (31 January 2022) — The Philippine government is batting for the continued implementation of localized peace engagement (LPE), as this is the most effective approach in addressing the decades-long communist insurgency in the country. (more…)

LPE, best way of dealing with the CTG — Galvez

METRO MANILA (27 January 2021) – For Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation, and Unity Carlito G. Galvez Jr., localized peace engagement (LPE) is the best way of dealing with the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG). (more…)