NEDA and TCC Boost Bontoc Autonomy Awareness

NEDA and TCC Boost Bontoc Autonomy Awareness BONTOC, MT. PROVINCE – The Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) and NEDA-CAR in partnership with The Cordillera Connection (TCC) conducted the concert-forum in the second half of 2017. Several senior high schools and colleges in Bontoc, Mountain Province attended the event at the Eyeb Grandstand which forms part of… Read more »

Cordillera autonomy partners review 2017 gains and 2018 prospects

(LA UNION) – Director-General Romulo Miral, Jr. (center, in white) with RDC Vice-chair and NEDA-CAR Dir. Milagros Rimando (center-left) and Asst. Dir. Jedidia Aquino (center-right) gather with Cordillera autonomy partners during its regular Partners’ Assembly & Capability Building Workshop. SAN FERNANDO, LA UNION – A gathering of autonomy partners of the Regional Development Council (RDC)… Read more »

CAR Sends-off Peace Caravan

(L to R) (far left) Speakers Jamilnur Diampuan Sarip, (middle) 503rd Brig. Comm. of the AFP Col. Leopoldo Imbang, former La Trinidad Mayor Edna Tabanda (far right) Mayor Mauricio Domogan and OPAPP Deputy Secretary Atty. Nabil A. Tan are joined by members the OPAPP staff and dance troupes of BSU and NCIP. BAGUIO CITY –… Read more »

IEC partners underscore 2017 autonomy advocacy initiatives

Ferdinand Gonzales, RDC Private Sector Representative, highlights the contributions of CSOs in the autonomy advocacy efforts in 2017 during the IEC and AB Partners’ Assembly and Capability Building. San Fernando, La Union – The contributions of the various sectors to the region’s advocacy for autonomy were underscored during the Regional Development Council – CAR Partners’… Read more »

Peoples’ organization leads implementation of grassroots IEC in Sadanga

An information drive on autonomy is slated in three barangays of Sadanga, Mountain Province, namely: Bekigan, Belwang and Sacasacan in February 2018. The activity is an initiative of the Sadanga Environment and Cultural Care Association, Inc. (SECAI) represented by Ms. Miguela Limmayog in partnership with the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) and the National Economic… Read more »

More IEC Speakers join autonomy advocacy!

Officers and municipal coordinators of CBA Benguet Chapter listen to Atty. Amador P. Batay-an (see inset photo) as he discusses the key provisions of the House Bill 5343. BAGUIO CITY- Around 75 officers and municipal coordinators of the Cordillera Bodong Association (CBA) Benguet Chapter participated in a one and a half-day Autonomy IEC Training Workshop… Read more »

Autonomy advocacy engage Cordillera student leaders

(BAGUIO) Student leaders with forum organizers CHED-CAR and IEC Speaker Dr. Paulina Sawadan. BAGUIO CITY – The Commission on Higher Education (CHED-CAR) hosted a Student Leaders’ Forum on Laws Protecting Women’s and Children’s Rights which included a discussion on Cordillera Autonomy at Pines City Colleges on November 22, 2017. Former CAR education supervisor and member… Read more »