BARMM youth ensured of key participation in Bangsamoro governance

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, MAGUINDANAO, June 18, 2019 – More than 100 youth leaders from the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) converged here over the weekend and crafted a five-point youth peace and security agenda to ensure that their interests are well-reflected in the policies of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA),  as well as incorporated into the National Action Plan on Youth, Peace and Security.

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Gov’t Panel Preps MILF Camps for Normalization

BUTIG, Lanao del Sur (11 June 2019) – Members of the Government Implementing Panel have begun their camp visits and “conversations” in the six camps of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in preparation for the implementation of the Normalization Track of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) this year.

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Marawi’s rehabilitation program puts a premium on cultural sensitivity, human rights

MARAWI CITY, June 7, 2019 –  The ongoing government’s rehabilitation program for Marawi puts a premium on cultural sensitivity and human rights. (more…)

Galvez urges retired army and police officers to support new peace panels

 

CAMP AGUINALDO, April 29, 2019 — Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr. called on retired military and police officers to support the soon-to-be created peace panels that will be tasked to oversee the forthcoming engagements with the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), and the localized dialogues with communist insurgents.

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OPAPP, TJRC, Swiss gov’t discuss transitional justice and reconciliation implementation

PASIG CITY, 27 April 2019 – Transitional justice and reconciliation took center stage during a  meeting attended by Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr., Swiss Ambassador to the Philippines Andrea Reichlin and Transitional Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) Chair Mo Bleeker as they talked about future initiatives that could be jointly implemented by their respective organizations to help heal the wounds caused by armed conflict and address historical injustices committed against the Bangsamoro people. 

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Galvez: Help transform MILF fighters into agents of peace and development

ATENEO DE DAVAO UNIVERSITY, DAVAO CITY (APRIL 26, 2019) — Transforming former Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) combatants into agents of peace and development will be the key in the successful implementation of the Normalization track of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB). 

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Statement of Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr on the Inauguration of the Bangsamoro Parliament

Five years after the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB), the Moro and non-Moro people in the new autonomous region are now gradually enjoying the peace dividends from the said agreement.

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Galvez to Bangsamoro communities in the Metro: “BARMM is for everyone”

QUEZON CITY, March 20, 2019 – The beauty of the newly-established Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) lies in its principle of inclusiveness and goal of serving the best interests of the Moro people regardless of where they are residing in the country.

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BARMM women converge, craft Bangsamoro Women’s Agenda

COTABATO CITY, March 16, 2019 — Close to 400 women leaders and sectoral representatives gathered in Cotabato City on Wednesday to participate in the first Women Stakeholders’ Regional Forum and take part in the crafting of a comprehensive Women’s Development Agenda. The event was in celebration of the National Women’s Month with the theme, “We Make Change Work for Women.”

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