OPAPRU to push for institutionalization of Human Fraternity Document

DAVAO CITY (24 November 2022) – The Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU) vowed to push for the promotion, adoption and institutionalization of the Human Fraternity Document across all key sectors of society.

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OPAPRU supports Regional Webinar on Peacebuilding and Peace Education

PASIG CITY — As part of its continuing efforts to promote the culture of peace among Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the country, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU), through its Knowledge Management and Peace Institute Service (KMPIS), supported the conduct of a regional webinar entitled “Peacebuilding and Peace Education: Planting the Seeds in our Education System.”

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Promoting the culture of peace in PH, key in strengthening rule of law – Galvez

PASIG CITY (27 October 2022) – The Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU) is pleased with the improvement of the Philippines’ ranking in the 2022 Rule of Law Index of the World Justice Project (WJP).

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OPAPRU continues to implement social healing programs for rehabilitation of Marawi

MARAWI CITY – Five years after the siege, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU) continues to carry out peacebuilding interventions to help rebuild and rehabilitate the Islamic City of Marawi.

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Ending the culture of violence: Former violent extremists determined to walk the path of peace

BUTIG, LANAO DEL SUR – “Nangyari na ang nangyari. ‘Wag na nating suportahan pa kung sino mang nagnanais tumanim ng anumang propaganda, lalo na itong NPA (New People’s Army), mga itim, at kung ano pang masamang grupo. ‘Wag na natin suportahan, walang magandang maidudulot ‘yan.”

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OPAPRU leads commemoration of Marawi City’s liberation; pays tribute to fallen soldiers

LIBINGAN NG MGA BAYANI (17 October 2022) – They call themselves the “Marawi Liberators.” It was through their heroism that the people of Marawi were freed from the terror groups which held the city hostage for five grueling months.

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Jolo bombing survivors on the road to recovery

JOLO, Sulu — In the morning of January 19, 2019, two powerful bomb explosions ripped through the Cathedral of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, claiming the lives of 20 people and injuring scores of innocent lives.

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Peace adviser calls for reconciliation and healing amidst tensions in Basilan

PASIG City (03 August 2022) – Presidential Adviser for Peace, Reconciliation and Unity, Sec. Carlito G. Galvez Jr. appealed for reconciliation, healing and eventual forgiveness among Filipinos, especially in the island-province of Basilan. (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…)

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…)