The Bureau of Peace and Conflict Resolution (BPCR) shall primarily be responsible for the conduct of peace and settlement of conflict among Muslim Filipinos and shall likewise participate in the national peace process efforts, particularly for Muslim Mindanao. It is aimed to prevent, de-escalate and find solution to conflicts by peaceful means.

 The Bureau of Peace and Conflict Resolution (BPCR) takes the lead role of NCMF in advocating for Peace and resolving conflict in Muslim Filipino Communities.

The Bureau also participates in Peace Process programs of the government, conduct and participate in inter-faith dialogues in the localities.

Organizational Structure

The Bureau of Peace and Conflict Resolution (BPCR) is composed of two divisions to manage its operations, namely:

  1. Peace Program Development and Maintenance Division
  2. Conflict Resolution Division

Operational Programs


  1. Capacitate the staff comprising the BPCR with appropriate skills on peace building and conflict resolution.
  2. Establish linkages with government and non-government Peace Advocates organizations in the country that may eventually be extended into the global network.

Peace Building

  1. Conduct forums, conferences and symposiums highlighting the core values of peaceful co-existence, among the Muslim and non-Muslim populace of the country, promoting mutual respect and understanding.
  2. Participation in the Peace Process Project of the Government particularly involving Muslims.
  3. Initiate a regular program of Interfaith Dialogue in the respective Regional Offices of NCMF (at least once a year event), to improve the relationship between and amongst Filipino Muslims and non-Muslims.
  4. In cooperation with the Bureau of Legal Affairs (BLA), strengthen our collaboration with the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to address human rights violation problems committed among the Muslim Filipinos.
  5. In cooperation with the Bureau of Muslim Economic Affairs (BMEA), facilitate livelihood programs in the locality as an initiative contributory to peace building efforts.
  6. Conduct of Threat Assessment Goal Oriented Community Planning Workshop.

Conflict Resolution

  1. Identification and documentation of existing conflicts affecting Muslim Filipinos.
  2. Coordinate and link the identified conflict to concerned government agencies and other stakeholders, for possible resolution.
  3. Conduct of Post-Settlement and violence preventive interventions for the settled conflicts.