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UN Committee Against Torture considers PH 3rd report

Undersecretary Corvera, in his opening statement, declared that the “Philippines sees every opportunity to evaluate its human rights record as an opportunity for improvement” and welcomed the observations of CAT.

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ARMM Gov. Mujiv Hataman's Message on the 2nd Anniversary of the CAB

For almost half a century, the struggle to establish a genuine Bangsamoro political system of self-governance in Mindanao has been the passion and vision of the region’s multi-cultural communities. The cost of this righteous cause has been overwhelming in terms of lives lost, properties destroyed and hindered socio-economic development.

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Message of PILIPINA Inc. on the 2nd Anniversary of the Signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB)

The signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) reminded me of the time when there was high optimism and abundance of goodwill that the Bangsamoro will come to pass. We hope that to carry on that optimism and goodwill.

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Message of Balay Rehabilitation Center on the 2nd Anniversary of the Signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB)

On this memorable day, when we celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro, I wish to congratulate both the Philippine government led by President Benigno S. Aquino III and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) led by Datu Al-Haj Murad, and their respective panels for the signing of the CAB.

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Message of Center for Peace Education – Miriam College on the 2nd Anniversary of the Signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB)

The peace process in Mindanao may have stalled with the non-passage of the BBL but let us all remember that the CAB, which anniversary we commemorate this month, already reflects the principles for the establishment of an autonomous political entity for the Bangsamoro, recognizing the justness and legitimacy of their aspiration for greater auton

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A Public Statement by the Philippine Campaign to Ban Landmines and the Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD)

BIFF SHOULD STOP USING VICTIM-ACTIVATED IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVICES (IEDs)

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Privilege Speech of Deputy Speaker Pangalian M. Balindong delivered on January 27, 2015.

Mr. Speaker, esteemed colleagues in the House of Representatives, I stand before you today, perhaps for the last time in this 16th congress. I speak with a grieving heart for failing to achieve what could have been the crowning glory of my public service to my country and to all Filipino-Muslims of the Philippines.

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GPH seeks re-sked of NDF peace talks to August

 

MANILA—Government peace negotiators will ask the National Democratic Front (NDF) to re-schedule the resumption of formal peace negotiation from last week of July to third week of August this year to ensure that all technical details related to the talks are addressed by both parties.

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President Duterte OKs peace roadmap

 

MANILA—A comprehensive peace road map that hopefully will bring about peace and development in the land got the presidential imprimatur during a closed door meeting late Monday afternoon, July 18, in Malacañan.

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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.

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Mindanao stakeholders hopeful for peace under Duterte gov’t

PASIG CITY – In a multi-stakeholders’ consultation held last July 15, members of civil society including those from the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), gathered to discuss the prospects of the peace process under the administration of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, expressing strong hopes for the attainment of security, justice, and

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Keynote Speech of PAPP Jesus G. Dureza for the 29th Cordillera Day Celebration

 

Keynote Speech of PAPP Jesus G. Dureza
Delivered by OPAPP Director Susan Marcaida
For the 29th Cordillera Day Celebration
Baguio Convention Center, Baguio City
15 July 2016

 

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Local Bangsamoro films show peaceful, harmonious side of Mindanao

QUEZON CITY – Eight local, independent filmmakers dared audiences to correct their misconceptions against the Bangsamoro and Filipino Muslims by viewing Mindanao through a different lens and perspective in another showing of the film project The Long Reach of Short Films – Telling Stories of Peace in Mindanao in Cine Adarna at the University of

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