National Volunteer Month to Highlight Outstanding Volunteers

The National Volunteer Month (NVM), with the theme “Volunteer for the MDGs: Fight HIV and AIDS” will kick off this December with activities like the International Volunteer Day, the Kite Flying Festival and the Awarding of Outstanding Volunteers. These will be spearheaded by the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) in collaboration with the… Read more »

RDC, media practitioners up for greater cooperation

The Regional Development Council (RDC) will be conducting a training for its members and officials on media relations on December 5, 2013 to foster greater cooperation and better relationship with the media. Being the highest policy-making body in the region, the RDC and its partner LGUs and agencies are the subject of same negative news… Read more »

RDC urges Sec. Abad to revive ACO-RDC consultations

By Shah Balaw-ing The Regional Development Council (RDC) appealed to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad on the agency central office (ACO) budget process and on restoring the ACO-RDC consultations. It is observed that ACO priority programs and projects which the DBM funds are often listed before RDC consultations are… Read more »

EO 220 – Creating a Cordillera Administrative Region, Appropriating funds therefor and for other purposes (1987)

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 14, Article X of the Constitution, the President shall provide for regional development councils or other similar bodies composed of local government officials, regional heads of departments and other government offices, and representatives from non-governmental organizations within the regions for purposes of administrative decentralization to strengthen the autonomy of the units… Read more »