The Duterte Administration’s peace agenda: Six years of pushing forward the comprehensive Philippine peace process

DAVAO CITY — In his inaugural address in 2016, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte assured the Filipino people that his “administration is committed to implement all signed peace agreements in step with constitutional and legal reforms.” (more…)

OPAPP, DND turn over housing units to IPs affected by armed conflict

TALAINGOD, DAVAO DEL NORTE — It was a dream come true for members of this indigenous people’s tribe who will finally have their own homes, and an emotional occasion for everyone attending the momentous affair. (more…)

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…)

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…)

OPAPP condemns spate of NPA atrocities in Luzon

PASIG CITY (9 JUNE 2021)— The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) condemned the recent attacks perpetrated by members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) in Luzon, particularly the ambush of government forces in Quezon, and the landmine explosion in Masbate. (more…)

Galvez: Health crisis will not prevent government from serving the people

TALAINGOD, DAVAO DEL NORTE (September 29, 2020) — “COVID-19 cannot stop us from serving the people.”

This was underscored by Presidential Peace Adviser Carllito G. Galvez Jr. as he led the groundbreaking ceremony for a Peace Village here that would benefit 125 Ata-Manobo families who had been rescued in the Haran facility and displaced by the armed conflict in the area.


Philippine peace process has transformed more than 15,000 lives

METRO MANILA, (22 July 2020) — The Duterte administration’s steadfast commitment to honor all signed peace agreements with internal armed groups across the country has led to the transformation of around 15,000 former combatants into peaceful and productive citizens. (more…)

Central Luzon Anti-Insurgency Task Force throws full support behind NAP COVID-19 Phase 2

METRO MANILA, (20 July 2020) — The Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) in Central Luzon has pledged to fully support the implementation of the second phase of the National Action Plan on COVID-19 (NAP COVID-19). (more…)

Galvez to Communist: Stop the lies, violence in these trying times

PASIG CITY (March 23, 2020) – Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. urged the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) to show humanity in light of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis in the country. (more…)

OPAPP condemns NPA atrocities amid unilateral ceasefire

PASIG CITY (March 20, 2020)— Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. condemned the communist rebels for the killing of two civilians on the first day the unilateral ceasefire declaration of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte took effect. (more…)