Marcos Admin determined to sustain the gains of peace in Mindanao – OPAPRU

DAVAO CITY – The Marcos administration continues to build on the gains of the comprehensive Philippine peace process by sustaining its momentum and pushing forward with the implementation of all signed peace agreements.

This was the message of acting Presidential Peace Adviser Sec. Isidro L. Purisima’s to participants of the Mindanao Development Forum 2023 spearheaded by the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) here on Thursday, May 18.


By |2023-05-29T16:05:59+08:00May 20th, 2023|CPP-NPA-NDF, MILF, News, OPAPRU, SHAPE|0 Comments

National Amnesty Commission, NBI sign MOA to facilitate amnesty applications of FRs

PASAY CITY (16 May 2023) – The national government is determined to help former rebels (FRs) fully reintegrate into mainstream society and rebuild their lives as peaceful and productive citizens of society.

This, as the National Amnesty Commission (NAC) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) which aims to fast track the amnesty applications of FRs.


By |2023-05-17T17:35:52+08:00May 16th, 2023|CPP-NPA-NDF, MILF, MNLF, NAC, News, RPM-P/RPA/ABB|0 Comments

Top CPP-NPA-NDF leaders are welcome to participate in local peace dialogues — OPAPRU

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Presidential Peace adviser Isidro Purisima said high-ranking leaders of the Communist Party of The Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP/NPA/NDF) are welcome to join local peace dialogues, as he urged them to support the Marcos Administration’s peace agenda. (more…)

By |2023-05-20T14:03:10+08:00May 11th, 2023|CPP-NPA-NDF, News|0 Comments

OPAPRU kicks off planning workshop on Transformation Program for FRs in Davao Region

DAVAO CITY — The national government’s efforts to put an end to the decades-long communist insurgency got a major boost as peace stakeholders gathered here on Wednesday for a planning workshop on the Transformation Program for former rebels (FRs).

The two-day workshop was spearheaded by the National Local Peace Engagement (LPE) Cluster of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF ELCAC), through its co-chair, the LPE-Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU), and Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG),

The Transformation Program aims to ensure the successful integration of FRs into mainstream society and strengthen the resiliency of CTG-cleared communities.


By |2023-03-31T10:27:02+08:00March 11th, 2023|CPP-NPA-NDF, News|0 Comments

Contract signing formalizes engagement of FRs to help in the implementation of the NTF-ELCAC Transformation Program

PASAY CITY – Former rebels, now referred to as friends rescued (FRs), signed on Monday a contract with the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU), which officially makes them members of a Special Project Team (SPT) who will help implement the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) Transformation Program. (more…)

By |2023-02-09T10:35:19+08:00December 28th, 2022|CPP-NPA-NDF, News|0 Comments

NAC convenes to finalize IRR of Amnesty Program for former rebels

PICC, PASAY CITY — The National Amnesty Commission (NAC) convened here on Tuesday to finalize the draft of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Amnesty Program for former rebels.


By |2023-01-26T09:26:54+08:00November 8th, 2022|CPP-NPA-NDF, MILF, MNLF, News, RPM-P/RPA/ABB|0 Comments

OPAPRU leads regional summit for FRs; spearheads consultations on Transformation Program for FRs

Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur (07 October 2022) — Around 160 former rebels now called “Friends Rescued” converged here in this coastal municipality for the first-ever provincial-level Transformation Program (TP) Planning that culminated in a “Regional Friends Rescued Summit.”


By |2022-10-13T10:07:40+08:00October 7th, 2022|CPP-NPA-NDF, News|0 Comments

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…)

By |2022-07-19T21:20:29+08:00July 19th, 2022|CBA-CPLA, CPP-NPA-NDF, News|0 Comments

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.


By |2022-07-18T09:39:50+08:00July 16th, 2022|CPP-NPA-NDF, News|0 Comments