National, Bangsamoro governments ink MOA to implement P146.8 million in educational programs for decommissioned combatants

PASIG CITY — The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped the national and Bangsamoro governments from implementing all components under the Normalization track of the Bangsamoro peace process, particularly the socioeconomic interventions which aim to uplift the lives of decommissioned Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) combatants, their families, and other members of their communities. (more…)

Inter-cabinet body on Normalization approves proposed roadmap on Transitional Justice and Reconciliation

PASIG CITY — The Inter-Cabinet Cluster Mechanism on Normalization (ICCMN) has approved the proposed Transitional Justice and Reconciliation (TJR) roadmap, a key component of the normalization track of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB), on Tuesday, March 30.

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Inter-agency task force disbands six private armed groups in Maguindanao in Q1 of 2021

MAGUINDANAO PROVINCE – The National Task Force for the Disbandment of Private Armed Groups (NTF-DPAGs) has so far disbanded six private armed groups operating in this province from January to March this year.

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Lower House passes resolutions supporting PRRD’s Amnesty Proclamations for former rebels

House of Representatives (25 March 2021) — Presidential Peace Adviser Secretary Carlito G. Galvez Jr. lauded the House of Representatives’ Committees on Justice, and National Defense and Security for the passage of House Concurrent Resolutions granting amnesty to members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), Rebolusyonaryong Partido ng Manggagawa ng Pilipinas/Revolutionary Proletarian Army/Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPMP-RPA-ABB), and the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG). (more…)

Decommissioned combatants receive rice assistance; 3rd phase of decommissioning eyed to start in 2021

CAMP DARAPANAN, SULTAN KUDARAT, MAGUINDANAO (10 February 2021) — Good things come to those who choose the path of peace.

As part of the continuing socio-economic assistance to the decommissioned combatants (DCs) of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (MILF BIAF), 12,145 of them will receive PhP 16 million worth of rice assistance. (more…)

We have laid the groundwork for lasting peace in Mindanao — PRRD

COTABATO CITY, BARMM — The Bangsamoro people celebrated on Thursday the second year anniversary of one of the major milestones of the Bangsamoro peace process — the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law which paved the way for the creation of the BARMM regional government. (more…)

Intergovernmental Relations Body presents 1st progress report to PRRD

MANILA (22 January 2021) — The Intergovernmental Relations Body (IGRB) has served as a joint mechanism for the national and Bangsamoro governments to push forward the Bangsamoro peace process in the face of the health, peace and security challenges the nation continues to confront. (more…)

MESSAGE OF PRESIDENTIAL PEACE ADVISER CARLITO GALVEZ JR. ON THE BANGSAMORO FOUNDATION DAY CELEBRATION | 21 JANUARY 2021

Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuhu!
On behalf of the men and women of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP), I would like to congratulate the Bangsamoro Government as you celebrate your second foundation anniversary.

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IGRB 2020 feats highlight Gov’t resolve to ensure success of BARMM

PRESS RELEASE (DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE) | 19 January 2021  — Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has said the  significant progress made in 2020  by the Intergovernmental Relations Body (IGRB) of the national and Bangsamoro governments underscore the Duterte administration’s firm resolve to ensure a successful and functional autonomous region in Muslim Mindanao. (more…)

Message of the Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. On the Passing of Deputy Chief Minister Abdul “Cong” R. Sahrin Member, Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) Batch 300 | 20 January 2021

It is with deep sadness that we bid our last respects to one of the beacons of peace in Muslim Mindanao, our Brother Abdul “Cong” R. Sahrin, deputy chief minister for the island provinces of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

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