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ISO 9001:2015 Recertification Audit conducted for NRO-CAR QMS

The NEDA Regional Office Cordillera (NRO-CAR) was recommended for ISO 9001:2015 Certification for another three years after the remote recertification process conducted by SOCOTEC Certification International Philippines on November 22, 2021. This confirms the continuous effectiveness of the NRO’s management system in providing regional development coordination. Lead Auditor Mr. Kim Winston Pajares appreciated the NRO… Read more »

House Committee on Local Government approves the substitute bill establishing the Cordillera Autonomous Region

The House Committee on Local Government (CLG) chaired by Congressman Noel Villanueva approved the substitute bill establishing the Cordillera Autonomous Region in its virtual meeting on August 24. The substitute bill reconciled HB 5687 filed by Cong. Joseph Bernos, Cong. Elias Bulut, Jr., Cong Mark Go, Cong. Solomon Chungalao, and Cong. Maximo Dalog, Jr. and… Read more »

NRO-CAR highlights progress amid the pandemic in a webinar in observance of the Economic and Financial Literacy Week

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) Cordillera held its economic and financial literacy (EFL) awareness webinar in observance of the EFL Week from November 8 to 12, 2021. The webinar, with the theme “Pagbabago at Patuloy na Pag-unlad sa gitna ng Pandemya”, highlighted topics on safe and sound e-commerce and recent trends in digital payments. These… Read more »

NEDA-CAR conducts workshop discussing additional functions for the Substitute Bill for Cordillera Autonomy

On November 3, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) through the Social Preparation of CAR into an Autonomous Region (SPCAR) program spearheaded the Workshop on Defining the Functions of the Proposed Autonomous Region of the Cordillera and gathered long time regional autonomy champions heeding to Baguio City Congressman Mark Go request to review the… Read more »

RDC-CAR Private Sector Representatives participate in the IP Champions project

Three Private Sector Representatives (PSRs) of the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) were among the selected trainees from the region to the Indigenous Peoples (IP) Champions project. They are Mr. Ryan Dale Mangusan, PSR for IP sector and Co-Chair of the Committee on Indigenous Peoples’ Concerns (CIPC), Mr. Ferdinand Gonzales, PSR for Development and Administration… Read more »

NEDA-CAR celebrates Indigenous Peoples month, conducts knowledge sharing sessions

The Cordillera Regional Office of the National Economic and Development Authority joins the Regional Development Council in celebrating the Indigenous Peoples Month and the 24th commemoration of the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA) in a month-long activity. Dir. Susan A. Sumbeling in her video message said, “As your partner and Secretariat of the Regional Development… Read more »

RDC Committee on Indigenous Peoples Concerns leads Dad-An Tako (Our Journey) webinar series

The Cordillera Regional Development Council Committee on Indigenous Peoples Concerns (CIPC) conducted the first of a 4-part webinar series with the theme “Understanding the Ancestral Domain (AD)” on October 6, 2021. Almost 1,300 participants all over the country joined live through virtual meeting application and in Facebook streams. The webinar series is dubbed as “Dad-an… Read more »

Search is on for Outstanding COVID-19 Volunteers in the Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY – The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) through NEDA-CAR is now accepting nominations for Outstanding Volunteers this 2021. This year’s Search for Outstanding COVID-19 Volunteers (SOCV) highlights individual volunteers who and organizations that offered their services, skills and resources and made significant contributions in addressing the challenges and unprecedented effects of… Read more »