Multi-stakeholder effort, crucial in Marawi’s rehabilitation and recovery

MARAWI CITY — Five years after this once beautiful Islamic City was laid siege by violent extremists, there are now visible signs of recovery, as a greater sense of normalcy has returned to the lives of its people. (more…)

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…)

Duterte reaffirms commitment to complete rehabilitation of Marawi City

CITY OF MARAWI (16 October 2021) — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte reaffirmed the national government’s steadfast commitment to rehabilitate this once war-torn city and bring its residents back to their homeland. (more…)

Youth leaders throw support behind crafting of National Plan on Youth, Peace and Security

BANGSAMORO AUTONOMOUS REGION IN MUSLIM MINDANAO — Youth groups from across the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) gathered here to share proposals that would be included in the crafting of the National Action Plan on Youth, Peace, and Security (NAP YPS). (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…)

Multi-sectoral effort, key to Marawi’s rehabilitation – Galvez

MARAWI CITY, (24 May 2021) – Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez Jr. lauded peace stakeholders who are involved in the rehabilitation of  Marawi four years after violent extremist groups laid siege to the city.  (more…)

Message of Presidential Peace Adviser  Sec. Carlito  G. Galvez, Jr. For the Marawi Week of Peace 2021 Celebrations | 23 May 2021

Assalamualaikum! Greetings of peace, friendship, and solidarity to all!

The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) joins the Maranao people as you celebrate this year’s Marawi Week of Peace. (more…)

Gov’t inaugurates newly-rehabilitated Bato Mosque and Banggolo Bridge in Marawi as nation commemorates city’s liberation

MARAWI CITY (17 October 2020 ) — The government led the inauguration of the newly built Dansalan Bato Ali Mosque and rehabilitated Banggolo Bridge here today as the nation commemorated the third anniversary of the liberation of this city from the hands of violent extremists.


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…)

Decommissioning of former combatants, healing in conflict-affected areas highlight Peace Month celebration

MANILA, September 27, 2019 – The decommissioning of non-state combatants and their weapons, and the social healing being carried out in conflict-affected areas in some parts of the country took center stage during the month-long celebration of the National Peace Consciousness Month. (more…)