NEDA chief supports Cordi autonomy

BAGUIO CITY – NEDA Secretary and Chief planning and development adviser for the President, Ernesto Pernia, committed to include the draft Cordillera Organic Act as one of the priority bills under the President’s Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) on February 7, 2019, during the Cordillera stakeholders’ meeting.  Secretary Pernia heads the secretariat to the LEDAC… Read more »

NEDA and CHED challenge youth in regional Press Con

Regional Identity – Autonomy advocate Gary Pekas of the Mountain Province LGU engages with the campus journalists from various higher education institutions in the region during the 20th Regional Higher Education Press Conference. BAGUIO CITY – CHED coordinated with NEDA-CAR to bring the message of Cordillera autonomy to higher education institution campus journalists during the… Read more »

NEDA and DSWD bring message of autonomy towards federalism to grassroots

Progress for All –  DSWD and NEDA, as members of the Regional Development Council, help raise awareness of Cordillera autonomy as the best option for the region to achieve sustainable development. BAGUIO – DSWD held the “Strengthening Community Participation in Local Development” activity last October 3 where barangay officials from Sadanga, Mountain Province, Tinoc, Ifugao… Read more »

ConCom highlights Cordillera autonomy

Consultation – Members of the ConCom answered queries from Cordillera officials and elders about the proposed draft for a Federal Constitution which will be submitted to President Duterte early July before his SONA. BAGUIO CITY –  The Constitutional Commission to review the 1987 Constitution (ConCom) held a public consultation with Cordillerans last June 26. The… Read more »

RDC retrains IEC speakers on autonomy and federalism

RDC Vice-chair and NEDA Regional Director Milagros Rimando updates participants of the new timeline to achieve autonomy by 2019, and the consensus among CAR leaders to pursue autonomy first towards federalism. BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) through NEDA-CAR on February 20-21, 2017 continued to banner the ‘autonomy first towards federalism’ slogan… Read more »