Zamboanga City Representative Climaco expresses support to GPH-MILF peace agreement

An October 10, 2012, press release from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process: Zamboanga City First District Rep. Isabelle Climaco threw her support behind the peace deal forged by the Aquino administration with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and said she was grateful to the government negotiators for respecting “our stand for the non-inclusion” of Zamboanga City in the proposed Bangsamoro that will replace the Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao.


Framework Agreement receives overwhelming global support

An October 9, 2012, press release from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process: The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) today said the support of the international community for the recent breakthrough in the country’s peace process has been overwhelming as it expressed gratitude to world leaders and foreign envoys who have welcomed the Framework Agreement reached between the Government of the Philippines and the (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).


Joint Communiqué during the 32nd GPH-MILF formal exploratory peace talks, October 7, 2012

Joint Communiqué of the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front during the 32nd Formal Exploratory Talks [Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 7, 2012] The 32nd round of Exploratory Talks between the Negotiating Panels of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) held on October 2-7, 2012 in Kuala […]


Statement: the GPH Panel Chair Leonen on the 32nd GPH-MILF Formal Exploratory Talks, October 2, 2012

We cannot postpone any longer. Now is the time. Let us persevere, respect our differences but engage our best creativity in finding commonalities despite the differences. Now is the time to fulfil our promises to our people. Let us look forward to test our ability to implement, encounter difficulties we could not have foreseen, adjust, build trust, build confidence and work further together.


Peace talks monitoring team: NPA must surrender Davao blast suspects

A September 28, 2012, press release from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process: The government committee tasked to monitor the peace negotiations with communist guerrillas has denounced the refusal of the New People’s Army (NPA) to surrender the suspects behind the grenade attack in Paquibato District, Davao City, that injured 47 persons, mostly children.


Top Pinoy bands in simultaneous “I Want Peace” concerts in four cities cap Peace Month 2012

A September 27, 2012 press release from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process: Top local bands will rock together for peace in “I Want Peace” concerts to be simultaneously staged in four regional locations on September 28, 2012, capping this year’s Peace Month celebration