Message of Secretary Carlito G Galvez, Jr. for the Mindanao Week of Peace 2022 Celebration

The men and women of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU) join all of you, our fellow peace builders, peace advocates and peace workers, as you celebrate the Mindanao Week of Peace with the theme “Harnessing our Peace Efforts: Towards Solidarity.”


OPAPRU continues to implement social healing programs for rehabilitation of Marawi

MARAWI CITY – Five years after the siege, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU) continues to carry out peacebuilding interventions to help rebuild and rehabilitate the Islamic City of Marawi.


OPAPRU leads commemoration of Marawi City’s liberation; pays tribute to fallen soldiers

LIBINGAN NG MGA BAYANI (17 October 2022) – They call themselves the “Marawi Liberators.” It was through their heroism that the people of Marawi were freed from the terror groups which held the city hostage for five grueling months.


Duterte Administration will leave behind a legacy of peace – Galvez

PASAY CITY — Major gains have been achieved in the comprehensive Philippine peace process under the leadership of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. (more…)

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…)