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…)

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…)

Mindanao Peace Process on track — Third Party Monitoring Team

MANILA (14 December 2020) — Despite the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic in the country, the Third Party Monitoring Team (TMPT) highlighted in its sixth report that the implementation process of the six-year-old peace agreement signed between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), “remains fundamentally on track and that both parties continue to be fully committed to the implementation of the signed agreements.”

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Strengthening partnership for peace-building through dialogue

ZAMBOANGA CITY – The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) has over the years focused on sustaining the gains of the Bangsamoro peace process by recognizing the vital role of its partners and actively engaging them in dialogue. (more…)

OPAPP continues info campaign on Bangsamoro peace process

Madalum, Lanao del Sur (3 December 2020) — Even as the government battles the COVID-19 pandemic, it has continued to carry out interventions to sustain the gains of peace in the Bangsamoro. (more…)

Extension of Bangsamoro transition reasonable, necessary— Galvez

PASIG CITY (26 NOVEMBER 2020)— The proposed extension of the Bangsamoro transition period for three more years is necessary to complete the implementation of the provisions of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB), according to Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. (more…)

BARMM launches first Bangsamoro Development Plan

COTABATO CITY (NOVEMBER 4, 2020) — The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) Government launched here on Thursday its first Bangsamoro Development Plan (BDP), marking another major milestone in the Bangsamoro peace process.

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Camps Transformation: An inclusive path to development in the Bangsamoro

Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao (16 October 2020) — The heavy downpour the night before made the already rugged terrain in this highland village even more challenging to traverse. After more than half an hour of carefully navigating the cliff lining the rain-soaked mountain range, the team finally reached Sitio Bagong, Barangay Kabingi, home of the Tedurays, the highland tribe of Maguindanao. 

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