Philippine peace process has transformed more than 15,000 lives

METRO MANILA, (22 July 2020) — The Duterte administration’s steadfast commitment to honor all signed peace agreements with internal armed groups across the country has led to the transformation of around 15,000 former combatants into peaceful and productive citizens. (more…)

MNLF members in Sulu welcome positive developments in GPH-MNLF peace process 

INDANAN, Sulu, January 25, 2020 — Around 2,000 members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) in this province converged here to express their gratitude to the government for taking the necessary steps to fulfill the remaining commitments under the 1996 Final Peace Agreement signed between the government and the MNLF, as they vowed to continue supporting the Duterte Administration’s Peace and Development Agenda. (more…)

Duterte taps Misuari as Special Economic Envoy to OIC

DAVAO CITY, December 13, 2019 – The government and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) have agreed to pursue the implementation of the remaining commitments contained in the Tripartite Review Process (TRP) of the 1996 Final Peace Agreement, among others, during the first meeting of the newly-established government-MNLF Peace Coordinating Committee which was presided by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte here Friday. (more…)

GPH-MNLF Jikiri group coordinating committee convenes to discuss remaining commitments under 1996 FPA

MAKATI CITY (December 4, 2019) – The Government of the Philippines and the Moro National Liberation Front – Jikiri Group (GPH-MNLF) coordinating committee convened here today in a bid to complete the remaining commitments under the 1996 GPH-MNLF Final Peace Agreement. (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…)

Basilan’s ‘Children of War’ participate in Festival of Love and Peace

MOHAMMAD AJUL, BASILAN (October 4, 2019) – More than 500 children in this coastal community were treated to a memorable, fun-filled day, which to them was a welcome respite from living in an area that has been wracked by armed conflict for decades. (more…)

Former revolutionary leaders express solidarity and commitment to peace process as OPAPP celebrates 26th anniversary

PASAY CITY (30 September 2019) — In a historic moment, former revolutionary leaders, active and retired military officials, along with members of the diplomatic corp and peace advocates gathered here to make a collective call for enduring and sustainable peace throughout the country during the culmination of the National Peace Month celebration and the 26th Anniversary of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) on Monday. (more…)

Duterte admin vows to end insurgency within its term

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, September 26, 2019 — The Duterte Administration is determined to find a long-lasting solution to the insurgency in the country within its term, according to Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr. (more…)

Former MILF, MNLF combatants to be allowed to join the PNP

QUEZON CITY, July 6, 2019 – Former Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and Moro National Liberation (MNLF) combatants can become members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) as long as they meet the requirements set by the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM). (more…)