RDC conducts IEC for Kalinga municipalities

TABUK, KALINGA—The Regional Development Council (RDC), through the Social Preparation of CAR into an Autonomous Region (SPCAR), conducted an information campaign on autonomy for the representatives of some municipalities of Kalinga at the Kalinga-Apayao State College Audio-Visual Centeron September 27, 2014. More than 150 youth, women, elders ad from the municipalities of Balbalan, Lubuagan, Pasil,… Read more »

RDC adopts principles on environmental governance

BAGUIO CITY—The Regional Development Council has finally adopted the Declaration of Principles on Environmental Governance (DPEG) during Third Quarter Full Council meeting on October 8. Thirty of the 56 voting member of the RDC have approved the DPEG through a referendum facilitated by NEDA-CAR, the RDC’s secretariat. The RDC’s Executive Committee has endorsed DPEG for… Read more »

RDC, DepEd begin IEC on autonomy for teachers

BAGUIO CITY—The Regional Development Council (RDC)-CAR, in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd)-CAR, has commenced the Information, Education, Communication (IEC) campaign on Cordillera autonomy for teachers, principals and superintendents of the Division of Baguio City on October 4. Mr. Ramon Dacawi discussed the history of the pursuit of the region towards autonomy. “When you… Read more »

RDC ok’s creation of a GAD Support Committee

Recognizing the need to enhance the mainstreaming of Gender and Development (GAD) in the region’s development efforts,  the RDC CAR approved during its Oct. 8 Full Council meeting the creation of a Support Committee on Gender and Development. Cutting across all sectors, the GAD Support Committee is tasked to focus on GAD issues and concerns… Read more »

Convergence of efforts pushed to address problem on high incidence of teenage pregnancies in CAR

The Cordillera Region ranked highest among all regions in terms of teen pregnancies, and the Cordillera Regional Development Council is bent on addressing this alarming concern. In its Executive Committee meeting held on October 2, 2014, the CAR RDC approved a resolution requesting DOH-CAR and POPCOM-CAR to strengthen intersectoral efforts to address the problem on… Read more »