Civil society, key sectors vows anew to support Bangsamoro peace process

TAGUIG CITY — Representatives from key sectors of society – indigenous tribes, women, youth, academe, religious and business community, and civil society – converged here on Thursday, January 11, to reaffirm their support to the Bangsamoro peace process. (more…)

By |2024-01-13T10:50:28+08:00January 13th, 2024|MILF, MNLF, News, Partners for Peace, Peoples' Peace Tables|0 Comments

Seven Nat’l, Bangsamoro Intergovernmental Body mechanisms now established, as BARMM economy gains momentum

DAVAO CITY – The seven mechanisms under the National Government – Bangsamoro Government Intergovernmental Relations Body (IGRB) have been established and are now working in full swing.

This was highlighted during the 16th IGRB meeting held on Thursday, November 9, this city.

These IGR mechanisms include the Philippine Congress-Bangsamoro Parliament Forum (PCBPF); Intergovernmental Fiscal Policy Board (IFPB); Joint Body for the Zones of Joint Cooperation (JBZJC); Intergovernmental Infrastructure Development Board (IFPB); Intergovernmental Energy Board (IEB); and Bangsamoro Sustainable Development Board (BSDB); and the Council of Leaders. (more…)

By |2023-11-11T09:35:06+08:00November 11th, 2023|MILF, MNLF, News, OPAPRU, Partners for Peace|0 Comments

PH, Colombia exchange best practices in implementation of peace process

PASAY CITY – A Colombian delegation headed by Ambassador of Colombia to the Philippines Marcela Ordóñez shared on Monday, November 6, their country’s best practice and successes, as well as challenges in the implementation of its peace process with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, also known as Fuerza Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC). (more…)

By |2023-12-27T20:55:41+08:00November 8th, 2023|MILF, MNLF, News, OPAPRU, Partners for Peace|0 Comments

New WestMinCom commander vows support to Marcos peace agenda

ZAMBOANGA CITY – LtGen. William N. Gonzales, the newly-installed commander of the Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom), has vowed to help push forward the Marcos administration’s comprehensive peace agenda, saying this will be the key in addressing internal armed conflict and external threats. (more…)

By |2023-11-04T16:23:36+08:00November 4th, 2023|MILF, MNLF, News, PAMANA, Partners for Peace|0 Comments

SUBATRA Project: Transforming governance in the Bangsamoro Region

PASIG CITY – The Support to Bangsamoro Transition (SUBATRA) Project, an innovative foreign-funded initiative, is making significant headway in improving governance systems, practices and policies, as well as empowering civil society in the Bangsamoro region.

This was the consensus during the 3rd SUBATRA Project Steering Committee meeting held virtually on Monday, October 10, which was attended by representatives from the national and Bangsamoro governments, civil society and the international donor community.

The SUBATRA is a 5-year program funded by the European Union, and co-financed by the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), through an agreement with the Government of the Philippines.

The project “contributes to a smooth and timely undertaking of the transition through capacity building of the three branches of the Bangsamoro Government (executive, legislative and judicial) and civil society organizations.” (more…)

By |2023-10-12T09:38:48+08:00October 12th, 2023|MILF, MNLF, News, Partners for Peace|0 Comments

ASPIRE program to reduce loose firearms in BARMM launched in Basilan

ISABELA CITY, BASILAN (5 OCTOBER 2023) – The Assistance for Security, Peace, Integration and Recovery for Advancing Human Security in BARMM (ASPIRE), a program that helps address loose firearms in the Bangsamoro region, was launched in Basilan last October 5, Thursday. (more…)

By |2023-10-09T10:28:52+08:00October 9th, 2023|MILF, MNLF, News, Partners for Peace|0 Comments

Localize approach in dealing with private armed groups as election looms near says Sec. Galvez

ZAMBONGA CITY – Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity Sec. Carlito Galvez, Jr. emphasized the need to actively involve the local government units (LGUs) as the National Task Force for the Disbandment of Private Armed Groups (NTF-DPAGS) held its 13th Oversight Committee Meeting this October 5, Thursday at the Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom). (more…)

By |2023-10-09T10:37:10+08:00October 9th, 2023|MILF, MNLF, News, Partners for Peace|0 Comments

OPAPRU launches MNLF Transformation Program in Basilan; socio-economic profiling of MNLF combatants

LAMITAN, BASILAN — The Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) launched the MNLF Transformation Program on Saturday, September 30, here at the Lamitan Gymnasium, marking another major milestone in the GPH-MNLF peace process. (more…)

By |2023-10-17T09:52:33+08:00October 3rd, 2023|MNLF, News, Partners for Peace|0 Comments

Peace adviser lauds PNP’s contributions to comprehensive PH peace process

CAMP CRAME, QUEZON CITY (18 September 2023) — Presidential Peace Adviser Secretary Carlito G. Galvez, Jr., on Monday commended the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) significant contributions to the country’s comprehensive peace process.

Galvez led the flag raising ceremony here, as the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU) spearheads the celebration of National Peace Consciousness Month with the theme: “Kapayapaan: Responsibilidad ng Bawat Mamamayan.” (more…)

By |2023-09-20T10:33:07+08:00September 18th, 2023|News, Partners for Peace, Peace Month|0 Comments

OPAPRU holds 3rd Peace Research Conference; focuses on inclusive efforts to building resilient communities and prevent violent extremism

PASIG CITY– Twelve research papers highlighting multi-stakeholder efforts to address the challenges of violent extremism and radicalism were presented during the two-day Peace Research Conference held from September 7 to 8, Friday, in this city. (more…)

By |2023-09-11T14:27:59+08:00September 11th, 2023|News, Partners for Peace, Peace Education, Peace Month|0 Comments
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