Updates Per Peace Table



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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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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Declaration of AFP and CBA seals military integration component; sustains peace gains in Cordillera


GAMU, Isabela — The Philippine government through the 5th Infantry Division (ID) of the Philippine Army (5ID, PA) marks the end to the military integration component of the Cordillera peace process with the signing of a Joint Declaration stating its successful implementation and completion.

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DAP funded peace, dev’t projects in Cordilleras—OPAPP

MANILA — The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) today said that the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) funds received by the agency supported peace and development initiatives in the Cordillera region—not rights abuses, contrary to media spins and allegations of c

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158 CPLA members complete transition into the army; fulfills closure agreement provision on integration

Gamu, Isabela – One hundred fifty-eight (158) members and next of kin of former rebel group Cordillera Peoples' Liberation Army (CPLA) on Wednesday officially took oath as soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), having completed the army integration program, a component of the 2011 Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between t

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Former CPLA members seize illegal chainsaws as DENR Bantay Gubat

LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET – Former members of the Cordillera People’s Liberation Army (CPLA) who are now employed as Bantay Gubat (forest guards) of Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recently seized two illegal chainsaws, according to Forest Protection Officer Oliver Bilango of the Provincial Enviro

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Mankayan hosts 2nd livelihood project for former Benguet rebels

MANKAYAN, BENGUET – The municipality of Mankayan in Benguet is the second location for the implementation of livelihood projects for the former Cordillera People’s Liberation Army (CPLA) in Benguet, according to former CPLA-Benguet zone commander Thomas Tanacio.

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Former CPLA members build structures for organic poultry farm

MANKAYAN, BENGUET – Former CPLA members build farm structures for their organic poultry project under the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s Sustainable Livelihood Project funded by the PAMANA program of the Office of the Presidential Adviser

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