Smooth, orderly NAPOLCOM qualifying exam held for 11,000 MILF, MNLF members who wish to gain entry into the PNP

COTABATO CITY (30 May 2022) — “Napakasaya ko po na isa ako sa mga nabigyan ng oportunidad na makapag-exam kasi matagal ko narin pong pangarap maging pulis. Pero financially, mahirap kaya ‘di ako nakapag-aral maging pulis. Kahit hindi tayo pulis ay tumutulong naman tayo sa community. Pero mas lalo tayong mas makakatulong pa pag ganap na tayong pulis.”

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Nat’l line agencies pledge continued commitment to spur peace, dev’t in the BARMM

DAVAO CITY — As the Duterte Administration nears the end of its term, national line agencies vowed to continue implementing initiatives under the Normalization Program of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB). (more…)

OPAPRU, AFP, MILF ink MOU for peaceful, honest polls

MUNAI, LANAO DEL NORTE — The Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU), Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) forged a Pledge of Commitment on Tuesday to signify their support for a clean, orderly and peaceful election. (more…)

Peace Adviser reaffirms President Duterte’s commitment to the Bangsamoro peace process ‘til term ends’

Cotabato City — “Rest assured, as I promised when I was Chief-of-Staff [of AFP], that all my life, with the National Defense Secretary [Lorenzana], all our life, we will dedicate for the peace process.” (more…)

Entry of MNLF, MILF members into the PNP: A major leap in achieving long-lasting peace in Mindanao

COTABATO CITY —- From former warriors to peacekeepers. (more…)

STATEMENT OF SECRETARY CARLITO G. GALVEZ, JR., PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER ON PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND UNITY ON PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE’S FORMAL APPROVAL OF THE RECOMMENDATION TO MAINTAIN THE CURRENT COMPOSITION OF THE BANGSAMORO TRANSITION AUTHORITY (BTA) | 10 March 2022

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte officially approved on 03 March 2022 the proposal to maintain the current composition of the members of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA), the interim government of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). (more…)

Peace adviser condemns Maguindanao, Samar attacks; calls on Filipinos to rally behind government’s peace agenda

PASIG CITY (14 February 2022) — Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity Secretary Carlito G. Galvez Jr. vehemently condemned two separate armed attacks that led to the death on Saturday, February 12, of nine people in Maguindanao and two children in Northern Samar on February 8. (more…)

Decommissioned MILF combatants: Weaving peace one thread at a time

BANGSAMORO AUTONOMOUS REGION IN MUSLIM MINDANAO — Middie Indal proudly shows off the graduation uniform which he had sewn by himself – a gray polo shirt matched with gray slacks. (more…)

Peace Adviser welcomes Senate’s adoption of House concurrent resolutions granting amnesty to former rebels; urges legislative body to concur with reso giving amnesty to communist rebels

PASIG CITY (26 JANUARY 2022) — Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU) Secretary Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. welcomed the Senate of the Philippines’ adoption of House Concurrent Resolutions Nos. 12, 13, and 14 granting amnesty to members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), and the Rebolusyonaryong Partido ng Manggagawa ng Pilipinas/Revolutionary Proletarian Army/Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPMP-RPA-ABB), respectively, as he also urged the legislative body to provide its concurrence to Presidential Proclamation 1093, which grants amnesty to members of the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG). (more…)

BARMM: Three years of fulfilling the aspirations of the Bangsamoro people

BANGSAMORO AUTONOMOUS REGION IN MUSLIM MINDANAO (21 January 2021) — On January 21, 2019, a historic plebiscite marked a major milestone under the political track of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB), the landmark peace agreement signed between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in 2014. (more…)