MESSAGE OF PRESIDENTIAL PEACE ADVISER AND NATIONAL TASK FORCE AGAINST COVID-19 CHIEF IMPLEMENTER CARLITO G. GALVEZ JR. ON THE PASSING OF MMDA CHAIRMAN DANILO LIM | 07 January 2021

On behalf of the men and women of the National Task Force Against COVID-19 NIC-EOC, we extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim who passed away yesterday.

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MESSAGE OF HOPE FOR THE NEW YEAR PRESIDENTIAL PEACE ADVISER AND NATIONAL TASK FORCE AGAINST COVID-19 CHIEF IMPLEMENTER CARLITO G. GALVEZ JR. | 31 DECEMBER 2020

The year 2020 was truly a very challenging one for the Filipino people. We were waging battles on multiple fronts: the health, economic and peace fronts.

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STATEMENT OF PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER ON PEACE, RECONCILIATION, AND UNITY CARLITO G. GALVEZ, JR. ON THE ALLEGED PRESENCE OF MORO NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT (MNLF) FORCES IN REGION 4A | 28 December 2020

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).

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2020 CHRISTMAS MESSAGE OF PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER ON PEACE, RECONCILIATION, & UNITY CARLITO G. GALVEZ JR. | 25 December 2020

My warmest greetings to all our fellow peace advocates as we celebrate the holiday season.

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MESSAGE OF PRESIDENTIAL PEACE ADVISER CARLITO G. GALVEZ, JR ON THE ENACTMENT OF THE BANGSAMORO ADMINISTRATIVE CODE | 30 OCTOBER 2020

Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh!
The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) congratulates the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA), headed by its Chief Minister, Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chairman Ahod ‘Al Haj Murad’ Ebrahim for the passage of the Bangsamoro Administrative Code (BAC) into law, which will define the structural, functional, and procedural principles and rules of governance of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

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Message of Sympathy From the Chair of the Government of the Philippines Peace Implementing Panel Undersecretary David B. Diciano On the passing of Oshama B. Ali, Core Member, Ad Hoc Joint Action Group (AHJAG) Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Camp Coordinator of Joint Task Forces on Camps Transformation (JTFCT) of Camp Busrah Somiorang | 25 October 2020

Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un.
Verily we belong to Allah, and verily to Him do we return.

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STATEMENT OF PRESIDENTIAL PEACE ADVISER CARLITO G. GALVEZ JR ON THE TWIN BOMBING IN JOLO, SULU 24 AUGUST 2020

We condemn in the strongest possible terms the twin blasts which claimed the lives of our valiant soldiers and innocent civilians, and brought chaos to the streets of Jolo, Sulu. (more…)

MESSAGE OF PRESIDENTIAL PEACE ADVISER CARLITO GALVEZ, JR. ON THE 122nd PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY |12 June 2020

On this day, a century, two decades and two years ago, the Philippine flag – in vibrant blue, red, yellow, and white – was raised with great pride and honor as the national anthem was being played for the first time. (more…)

Statement of Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. on the Brutal Murder of Two Higaunon Returnees

The so-called “protectors of the masses” have struck once again to viciously put an end to the lives of two of their former comrades who had recently returned to the folds of the law. 

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Statement of Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G. Galvez Jr. on the occasion of Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) April 09, 2019

Today, we pay tribute to our brave Filipino soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Fall of Bataan 77 years ago.

We also recognize the martyrdom of all of those who gave up their lives during one of the darkest chapters of our nation’s history.

Let us remember the gallantry of these heroes who even in the face of death, demonstrated to our nation and the whole world their immeasurable love for our motherland.

Several decades have passed since that fateful day but its lessons still resonate among all of us today.

We should draw inspiration from our fallen brothers who have displayed extraordinary courage during those trying times.

As we commemorate the ultimate sacrifice of our heroes today, I would like to call on my fellow countrymen to work hand in hand as we pursue our collective goal of achieving enduring peace.

I encourage everyone to do their part in strengthening the bond of unity and cooperation among us, particularly in pushing forward the Philippine peace process.

I believe that it is only through our concerted efforts and deep love for country that we can make our dreams for our nation a reality.

These aspirations are best reflected in the successful implementation of peace agreements with our Moro brothers and sisters in Mindanao.

We are also making major strides in our initiatives to address the communist insurgency problem through the national government’s whole-of-nation approach.

Times may have changed but the indomitable spirit of our heroes continues to live within our hearts and minds.

May they continue to serve as an inspiration to us all as we face the challenges of nation-building.