Galvez meets with Bangsamoro security forces, leaders; eyes signing of peace covenant for safe, honest, orderly elections

COTABATO CITY (8 December 2021) — The national government’s top peacemaker flew to this Central Mindanao city to meet with the region’s stakeholders and rally their continued support behind the Bangsamoro peace process and the observance of safe, orderly and peaceful elections next year. (more…)

Senate commits to fast-track approval of amnesty concurrence resolution for former rebels

SENATE OF THE PHILIPPINES (28 SEPTEMBER 2021) — Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson, chair of the Senate’s Committee on National Defense and Security, Peace, Unification and Reconciliation, threw his full support behind Presidential Proclamations Nos. 1090 to 1093 granting amnesty to former rebels. (more…)

Message of Sec. Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity For the Silver Anniversary of the GPH-MNLF-OIC 1996 Final Peace Agreement | 2 September 2021

Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh!
(Peace be upon you and God’s mercy and blessings).

It was 25 years ago when the Government of the Philippines and the Moro National Liberation Front made history with the signing of the Final Peace Agreement. This development ushered in an era of greater peace, sustainable development and economic stability not only in the Southern Philippines, but for the Philippines as a whole. (more…)

Philippine Peace Process milestones take center stage in Pre-SONA Forum

CAMP AGUINALDO, QUEZON CITY — Over the past five years, the Duterte Administration has been relentless in pushing forward the comprehensive Philippine peace process and realizing the commitments made by the national government under all signed peace agreements. (more…)

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…)

Message of Presidential Peace Adviser Secretary Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. For the 53rd Anniversary of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) March 18, 2021

Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh! (Peace be upon you and God’s mercy and blessings)


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).



We have received reports that alleged Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) “camps” are being established, while the recruitment of MNLF “security forces” are being carried out in Region 4A and other areas outside the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).


Sec. Galvez pays respects to MNLF leader, peacekeeper Jikiri

INDANAN, SULU (25 October 2020) — Presidential Peace Adviser and National Task Force Against COVID-19 Chief Implementer Secretary Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. on Sunday paid respects to the late Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) leader Yusop H. Jikiri.


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…)