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  • CAR adopts Dureza as “Son of Cordillera”

    CAR adopts Dureza as “Son of Cordillera”

    BAGUIO CITY – Peace Adviser Jesus G. Dureza was honored as the "adopted son of Cordillera" by the Regional Development Council (RDC) and tribal leaders of Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) during the Gong Relay event in [...]

  • Dureza champions Cordillera autonomy

    Dureza champions Cordillera autonomy

    BAUKO, Mountain Province (24 April 2017) – “There should only be one united effort towards autonomy for the Cordillera, that is our main intention." This was the message of Presidential Peace Adviser Secretary Jesus G. [...]

  • Cordillera factions unite for peace

    Cordillera factions unite for peace

    BAUKO, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE (25 April 2o17)- Five major factions and groups in Cordillera converged here on Monday to unify their ranks towards healing and reconciliation, as they strongly pushed for Cordillera autonomy as a step towards federalism. […]

  • Statement of Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza on his meeting with President Duterte regarding updates on the peace process with some Cabinet members, including Secretaries Silvestre Bello III, Liza Masa, Judy Taguiwalo, and Rafael Mariano at Malacañang

    Statement of Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza on his meeting with President Duterte regarding updates on the peace process with some Cabinet members, including Secretaries Silvestre Bello III, Liza Masa, Judy Taguiwalo, and Rafael Mariano at Malacañang

    We met with President Duterte until late last night and discussed the directions and possible next steps in our peace engagements with the Communist Party of the Philippines/New People’s Army/National Democratic Front (CPP/NPA/NDF), the Bangsamoro, the Cordillerans, and the other stakeholders. […]

  • “Autonomy must be inclusive” – Peace Secretary Dureza

    “Autonomy must be inclusive” – Peace Secretary Dureza

    TABUK, Kalinga, February 13, 2017 – “We should listen to everyone”, this was the message of autonomy champion and Peace Adviser Sec. Jesus Dureza before the Cordillera Regional Development Council in Tabuk, Kalinga during its meeting on February 13, 2017. Said meeting was hosted by the province which coincided with its 22nd Foundation Day and 1st Bodong Festival. […]

  • Rody tells gov’t panel: No ceasefire, no release

    Rody tells gov’t panel: No ceasefire, no release

    President Rodrigo Duterte has given instructions to Labor Secretary and government chief peace negotiator Silvestre ‘Bebot’ Bello III and panel member Angela Librado-Trinidad to produce a signed bilateral ceasefire agreement before he will order a substantial release of detained communist rebels. […]

  • Declaration of restoration of ceasefire

    Declaration of restoration of ceasefire

    I am pleased to announce that President Rodrigo Duterte has restored the effects of the unilateral ceasefire with the CPP/ NPA/NDF effective 12 midnight tonight, 21 August 2016. The duration of the ceasefire will last for as long as necessary to bring peace in the land and also in order to provide an enabling environment for the success of the peace negotiations that will start in Oslo, Norway on August 22. […]

  • Gains of Cordillera peace process key to region’s bid for autonomy

    Gains of Cordillera peace process key to region’s bid for autonomy

    BAGUIO CITY – During the event of the 29th founding anniversary of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus G. Dureza underscored the importance of the strides of the peace process in pursuing the region’s aspiration for self-determination and autonomy. […]