INTRODUCTION
TIMELINE OF THE PEACE PROCESS
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  • PRRD offers genuine political autonomy to the Bangsamoro people

    PRRD offers genuine political autonomy to the Bangsamoro people

    President Rodrigo Roa Duterte vowed to support the creation of a genuine political entity for the Bangsamoro people in Mindanao. In a speech during the turn-over ceremony of the proposed draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) [...]

  • Proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL)

    Proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL)

    DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT HERE Proposed draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) by Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process on Scribd

  • Marawi residents overcoming difficulties amid crisis

    Marawi residents overcoming difficulties amid crisis

    MARAWI CITY – “Business is brisk,” said 29-year-old trader Samer Bauc, as he wrapped eggs for a buyer, who is also a fellow internally displaced individual (IDPs). “This is the only way to forget the tragic [...]

  • Humanitarian aid flows through Malabang ‘Peace Corridor’

    Humanitarian aid flows through Malabang ‘Peace Corridor’

    RAMAIN, LANAO DEL SUR – Seven trucks filled with relief goods arrived at this lakeside community which has for the past month become a safe haven for civilians fleeing the armed conflict in Marawi City. As [...]

  • Roses for peace on Eid’l Ftr

    Roses for peace on Eid’l Ftr

    BURU-UN, LANAO DEL NORTE – Roses for Peace on Eid'l  Fitr as intense gun battles continued to erupt in the heart of Marawi City, a celebration was taking place in the open grounds of the [...]

  • Sec. Dureza: Social healing must start now

    Sec. Dureza: Social healing must start now

    BURU-UN, LANAO DEL NORTE – “Let us not allow this crisis to break the bonds of friendship and unity we have painstakingly built among us. We are all brothers and sisters. Let us all unite.” This [...]

  • Peace Warrior

    Peace Warrior

    It is said that adversity can bring out the best or the worse in people. This has been the case for the residents of Marawi who have been caught in the crossfire between government forces [...]

  • Dureza commits college scholarships, projects for Mangyans

    Dureza commits college scholarships, projects for Mangyans

    Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus G. Dureza pledged scholarship programs and additional allocation for the PAMANA-Mansalay project for the benefit of the Mangyan tribe in Mindoro. Dureza briefly interrupted his work in Lanao by flying to [...]

  • ‘We risk our lives to save others’ – MILF peace volunteer

    ‘We risk our lives to save others’ – MILF peace volunteer

    MARAWI CITY – Peace Corridor volunteers stationed here in the city went the extra mile to facilitate the retrieval of trapped civilians inside the conflict area, even risking their lives to save the others. “This [...]

  • Peace Corridor facilitates humanitarian assistance to conflict zone

    Peace Corridor facilitates humanitarian assistance to conflict zone

    MARAWI CITY – The establishment of the Peace Corridor has been instrumental in providing much-needed humanitarian assistance to residents affected by the ongoing armed conflict in Marawi City and municipalities that straddle Lake Lanao. This [...]

  • ‘Mokna is important for us Muslim’

    ‘Mokna is important for us Muslim’

    ILIGAN CITY – For a Muslim woman, the mokna she received during a relief operations for displaced Marawi residents was an important component on fulfilling her obligations as a worshipper. Maria Mamangkao was one of the [...]

  • Three civilians retrieved thru Peace Corridor, total of 240 since June 4

    Three civilians retrieved thru Peace Corridor, total of 240 since June 4

    MARAWI CITY – Peace Corridor volunteers from both the Philippine Government (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) facilitated today, June 16, the retrieval of the three civilians trapped in the conflict area here [...]

  • ‘Marawi residents are very resilient’

    ‘Marawi residents are very resilient’

    MARAWI CITY –  "'Yong resiliency nila ang maganda sa kanila. They have strength in their faith, and they find strength in supporting each other," shared Dr. Ismael Cordero Jr., one of the medical officers who volunteered to [...]

  • ‘We decided to stay with the Christians’

    ‘We decided to stay with the Christians’

    MARAWI CITY – "Yung mga kasama namin, hindi marunong magsalita ng Maranao. So kapag nalaman 'yon ng kalaban...sasaktan sila...kaya sama-sama kami... We decided to stay with the Christians," said police officer PO1 Lumna B. Lidasan. [...]

  • Muslim employer helps Christian staff escape

    Muslim employer helps Christian staff escape

      MARAWI CITY – 5 more trapped civilians were able to escape to a safe zone here in the city. The civilians are all Christians and were trapped at Brgy. Daguduban where they work since [...]

  • Muslim employer helps Christian staff escape

    Muslim employer helps Christian staff escape

    MARAWI CITY – 5 more trapped civilians were able to escape to a safe zone here in the city. The civilians are all Christians and were trapped at Brgy. Daguduban where they work since the [...]

  • Let’s heal wounds of conflict – Dureza

    Let’s heal wounds of conflict – Dureza

    ZAMBOANGA CITY – Presidential peace adviser Jesus Dureza on Monday urged stakeholders to work on relationship building and healing the wounds and divisions brought about by armed conflict. “I always say this before, and even [...]

  • Top mantra is to save lives – peace volunteer

    Top mantra is to save lives – peace volunteer

    MARAWI CITY – “Ang pinakamahirap ay risking your life as volunteer, pero alam mo din na pwede ka makapagligtas ng tao,” said Salic Mai, a volunteer working for the execution of the Peace Corridor. The [...]

  • Solidarity amidst diversity

    Solidarity amidst diversity

    MARAWI CITY – “Ang una po nagpasalamat ako sa Lord, at of course sa GPH-MILF Peace Corridor kasi sila yung naging tulay para maka-labas kami dito. At sila din yung nagbigay samin ng lakas ng [...]

  • 4 trapped civilians retrieved in Marawi City

    4 trapped civilians retrieved in Marawi City

    MARAWI CITY – Early Sunday morning, Peace Corridor volunteers from government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) retrieved 4 more trapped civilians in the conflict area here in the city, making it a total of [...]

  • Saving lives during Ramadan

    Saving lives during Ramadan

    MARAWI CITY – “Kapag nakapagligtas ka ng buhay, malaking advantage yan,” said Oshama Ali, a volunteer from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) working for the success of the Peace Corridor. The MILF leaders have [...]

  • Top mantra is to save lives – peace volunteer

    Top mantra is to save lives – peace volunteer

    MARAWI CITY – “Ang pinakamahirap ay risking your life as volunteer, pero alam mo din na pwede ka makapagligtas ng tao,” said Salic Mai, a volunteer working for the execution of the Peace Corridor. The [...]

  • Dureza – 38 new saved civilians

    Dureza – 38 new saved civilians

    MARAWI CITY – “In accordance with the guidance of the President, that we save as much lives as possible, we would like to announce to you that as of today, there are new saved civilians, [...]

  • JOINT GPH-MILF PEACE CORRIDOR

    JOINT GPH-MILF PEACE CORRIDOR

    (Delivered by Ms. Irene Morada Santiago, Chair, Government Implementing Panel for the GPH-MILF Peace Accord | 2 June 2017) On Monday this week, President Duterte approved the creation of a Peace Corridor, a safe and [...]

  • Pres Duterte gives green light to GPH, MILF’s ‘Peace Corridor’

    Pres Duterte gives green light to GPH, MILF’s ‘Peace Corridor’

    Map above shows the route of the 'peace corridor’ that will ensure the safety of the civilians and the delivery of the needed humanitarian aid for the displaced persons in the ongoing armed conflict in [...]

  • ‘Weed out disinformation’ – Dureza to media

    ‘Weed out disinformation’ – Dureza to media

    MANILA CITY –  “It is now  very important that our media organizations take the special effort of weeding out what is disinformation, what is propaganda and what is the truth,” appealed Presidential Peace Adviser Sec. [...]

  • Dureza peace efforts, recognized by EU

    Dureza peace efforts, recognized by EU

    MAKATI CITY – For his contribution to strengthen relations between the Philippines and the European Union (EU) through peace and development, the EU has given Secretary Jesus G. Dureza an award of distinction in time [...]

  • Dureza forms IP peace panel

    Dureza forms IP peace panel

    DAVAO CITY (26 April 2017) – In a meeting with representatives of Indigenous People (IP) dubbed Peace Table Conversations held in Davao City last April 26, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza agreed that [...]

  • Pieace by peace

    Pieace by peace

    DAVAO CITY–Presidential Peace Adviser Secretary Jesus G. Dureza, representing President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, said that the message of the President is very simple, “Everybody could help bring peace in the land.” […]

  • Speech of MILF Chairman Al-Hajj Murad Ebrahim during the Launch of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission

    Speech of MILF Chairman Al-Hajj Murad Ebrahim during the Launch of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission

    President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, the first Mindanaoan President of the Republic, Secretary Jesus “Jess” Dureza, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, Members of the Cabinet and other officials of Government, Local Government, Excellencies of the Diplomatic Corps, Members of the MILF Central Committee and fellow mujahedeen, Brothers from the MNLF, Traditional Leaders, Sectoral Leaders, CSO’s, Media, distinguished Guests; Brothers, sisters, friends, ladies and gentlemen, let me extend to you our fraternal greetings of peace, Assalamo Alaykum Warahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh, very good afternoon: […]