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PEPP Encourages GRP-NDFP to Dialogue on Contentious Issues

The Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform (PEPP), the largest alliance of church federations in the Philippines commends both parties for the resumption of the peace talks on August 20, 2016.

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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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Cordillera Peace Advocates Urge CPP-NPA-NDF to Declare a Reciprocal Unilateral Ceasefire

President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of unilateral ceasefire gave us hope that the longstanding armed conflict between the Government and the National Democratic Front (NDF) is finally nearing its end.

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Statement of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte

(released as of 7 PM tonite by Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza)

Let me now announce that I am hereby ordering for the immediate lifting of the unilateral ceasefire that I ordered last July 25 against the communist rebels.

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GPH panel press release on the recent NPA ambush in DavNor

GPH Panel Chair Secretary Silvestre Bello III expressed sadness over the ambush yesterday of government troops by members of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Sitio Patil, Barangay Gupitan, Davao del Norte.

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Duterte declares unilateral ceasefire with communist rebels

GPH PEACE PANEL. Government peace panel for the talks with the NDFP takes oath in front of President Rodrigo Duterte (center) on Monday, July 18, in Malacañan Palace. The members of the panel are (from right): Angela Librado, Noel Felongco, Rene Sarmiento, and Hernani Braganza.

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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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