MILF-BIAF to secure Bangsamoro homeland in partnership with AFP, PNP

Camp BGen SK Pendatun, Parang, Maguindanao, (November 23, 2019) – Amidst the heavy downfall, 317 members of the Joint Peace and Security Team (JPST) composed of representatives from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP), and Moro Islamic Liberation Front – Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (MILF-BIAF) completed their training here on Friday. (more…)

PAMANA PROJECTS BENEFIT CONFLICT RIDDEN MILF, MNLF COMMUNITIES IN MAGUINDANAO

Cotabato City (19 November 2019) – To further improve the delivery of high-quality, impact-driven projects to conflict-ridden communities in the country, the PAyapa at MAsaganang PamayaNAn (PAMANA) conducted a year-end assessment and  planning meeting here today with implementing partners from the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). (more…)

BTA to harness revenue generation in the Bangsamoro  

QUEZON CITY (04 November 2019) – The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) interim government should develop the capacity to raise its revenue collections, and consequently, strengthen its fiscal autonomy so that it will not become too dependent on the annual Block Grant coming from the national government.  (more…)

7,000 decommissioned combatants’ next-of-kin to benefit from agreement to improve higher education in BARMM

DILIMAN, QUEZON CITY, 30 October 2019 — The children of around 7,000 decommissioned Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) combatants and members of their family, as well as  selected beneficiaries from six government-acknowledged MILF camps will largely benefit from a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed here today between the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), the Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education (MBHTE)  of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), and the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP). (more…)

Training for second batch of Bangsamoro peacekeepers commences

PARANG, Maguindanao, 21 October 2019 – United under a single goal – to defend and secure the Bangsamoro homeland – members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP), and Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces – Moro Islamic Liberation Front (BIAF-MILF) marched alongside each other here today during the start of the training of the second batch of Joint Peace and Security Team (JPST) members. (more…)

Former adversaries unite, work together for peace in the BARMM

 PARANG, MAGUINDANAO, October 21, 2019 – What seemed unimaginable years ago is now a reality, as former foes are now working side by side to bring peace to communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). (more…)

7,000 decommissioned combatants to benefit from OPAPP-DOLE MOA

INTRAMUROS, MANILA, 21 October 2019 – Around 5,000-7,000 decommissioned combatants of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and their families will benefit from the PhP 100M-worth of livelihood and employment assistance to be provided under a Memorandum of Agreement signed here on Monday between the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). (more…)

AFP renews all-out support to transform ex MILF fighters

1st Infantry Division, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur (October 8, 2019) – The military will play an active participation to help former combatants of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to transform into peaceful civilian life. (more…)

STATEMENT OF PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER ON PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND UNITY CARLITO G. GALVEZ JR. ON THE RECENT KILLINGS OF SEVEN MORO ISLAMIC LIBERATION FRONT (MILF) MEMBERS BY A LOCAL TERROR GROUP

On behalf of the men and women of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, I extend my deepest condolences to the families of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) members who perished during the attack carried out by the ISIS-affiliated Turayfe-Dawla group in Maguindanao province. (more…)

Coordinating Committee to be established to sustain gains of Cordi peace process

PASIG CITY, 04 October 2019 — To sustain the gains of the Cordillera peace process, the national government in partnership with a former revolutionary group based in the region are in the process of creating a Joint Evaluation and Monitoring Committee (JEMC), according to Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr. (more…)