The 2nd OPAPRU peace research 2022 centers on women’s role in building and sustaining peace 

PASIG CITY– As part of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity’s annual celebration of the National Peace Consciousness Month, the OPAPRU held the Second Peace Research Conference, which centers on the theme, “Ending Conflicts: Women’s Role in Building and Sustaining Peace” at the Chardonnay by Astoria event center last September 2 to 3.

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Duterte Administration will leave behind a legacy of peace – Galvez

PASAY CITY — Major gains have been achieved in the comprehensive Philippine peace process under the leadership of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. (more…)

The Duterte Administration’s peace agenda: Six years of pushing forward the comprehensive Philippine peace process

DAVAO CITY — In his inaugural address in 2016, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte assured the Filipino people that his “administration is committed to implement all signed peace agreements in step with constitutional and legal reforms.” (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…)

MESSAGE OF  PRESIDENTIAL PEACE ADVISER SECRETARY CARLITO G. GALVEZ JR.  ON THE CELEBRATION OF WOMEN’S MONTH 2021 | 08 March 2021

Greetings of peace!

As we celebrate National Women’s Month, I would like to commend all our women peacebuilders, peacekeepers and peace advocates who have been our key partners in moving forward the Philippine’s comprehensive peace process. (more…)

Message of Secretary Carlito G. Galvez jr. on the Celebration of Women’s Month 2020

As we celebrate National Women’s Month, we are reminded of how our nation’s women have played an indispensable role in the Philippine peace process. These remarkable women have broken barriers and stereotypes, so to speak, and have been actively involved in virtually all aspects of peacebuilding — from conflict prevention and resolution, to negotiation and signing of agreements, to social healing and reconciliation. (more…)

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 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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Women peace registry, to advance women, peace, security in the ASEAN

MACTAN ISLAND, Cebu, December 16, 2018 – Around 60 women leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States gathered here in December 13, 2018 to share their narratives, knowledge, and experiences in gender mainstreaming as well as hone women’s capacities in their respective countries to contribute in building sustainable peace within the ASEAN. (more…)