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…)

KAPATIRAN gets livelihood assistance as part of socio-econ reintegration

TALISAY CITY, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL/ ILOILO CITY (20 DECEMBER 2019)— The government on Friday turned over cash assistance packages to members of the KAPATIRAN, formerly called the Rebolusyonaryong Partidong Manggagawa ng Pilipinas/ Revolutionary Proletarian Army/ Alex Boncayao Brigade- Tabara Paduano Group (RPM-P/RPA/ABB-TPG) as part of the implementation of the peace agreement signed between the two parties. (more…)

KAPATIRAN members join Neg. Occ. week of peace celebrations

KABANKALAN CITY, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL (26 November 2019)— As Negros Occidental celebrates its week of peace, residents decided to commemorate it with one of the key stakeholders of the local peace process – the KAPATIRAN. (more…)

Participation of 266 members of CPP-NPA rejectionist group (KAPATIRAN) in community defense unit, proof that local peace engagements works — Sec. Galvez

CAMP GENERAL MACARIO PERALTA, JR., JAMINDAN, CAPIZ (5 November 2019) – Local peace engagements under the Duterte Administration’s Whole-Of-Nation Approach are gaining traction, as revolutionary organizations are giving up armed struggle and returning to the folds of the law. (more…)

Decommissioning of former combatants, healing in conflict-affected areas highlight Peace Month celebration

MANILA, September 27, 2019 – The decommissioning of non-state combatants and their weapons, and the social healing being carried out in conflict-affected areas in some parts of the country took center stage during the month-long celebration of the National Peace Consciousness Month. (more…)

Duterte assures returnees of government support

CAMP MACARIO PERALTA, JR., JAMINDAN, CAPIZ (20 September 2019) – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte encouraged all returnees to take advantage of the opportunity to start anew and lead a productive life with their families and loved ones following the successful disposition of arms and forces of the Rebolusyonaryong Partidong Manggagawa ng Pilipinas/ Revolutionary Proletarian Army/ Alex Boncayao Brigade – Tabara Paduano Group (RPM-P/RPA/ABB-TPG)

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RPA-ABB preps weapons for disposition

CAMP MACARIO PERALTA, JR. JAMINDAN, CAPIZ (8 September 2019) –  Around 300 short and long firearms, and several explosives are currently being inventoried here in the 3rd Infantry Division of the Philippine Army, under the command of Major General Dinoh A. Dolina, by the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police in preparation for the upcoming disposition of arms and forces of the Rebolusyonaryong Partidong Manggagawa ng Pilipinas/Revolutionary Proletariat Army/Alex Boncayao Brigade-Tabara Paduano-Group (RPM-P/RPA/ABB-TPG). (more…)

Gov’t, RPA/ABB sign peace deal annex, condemn NPA atrocities

CAMP AGUINALDO, QUEZON CITY JULY 25, 2019 — In the face of continued armed threats coming from former comrades, members of the Rebolusyonaryong Partidong Manggagawa ng Pilipinas/Revolutionary Proletarian Army/Alex Boncayao Brigade-Tabara Paduano Group (RPM-P/RPA/ABB-TPG) or KAPATIRAN have reaffirmed their unequivocal commitment to peace. 

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Galvez condemns CPP-NPA attack on settlement community

BRGY. LOCOTAN, KABANKALAN CITY, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL (May 9, 2019) – Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr. vehemently condemned the attack carried out yesterday by around 30 members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) in a settlement area here, killing two members and injuring three members Revolutionary Proletarian Army – Alex Boncayao Brigade – Tabara Padua Group (RPA-ABB-TPG) who entered into a peace agreement with the government. 

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Galvez: Peace agreement with RPA-ABB, a model for localized peace engagements

Jamindan, Capiz, March 26, 2019 –  Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr. underscored on Tuesday that the government’s agreement with the Rebolusyonaryong Partido Ng Manggagawa-Pilipinas/Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade-Tabara Paduano Group (RPM-P/RPA-ABB-TPG) is a successful example of the localized peace engagements being advocated by the government. 

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