Review for the proposed Cordillera Organic Act underway

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Development Council through NEDA-CAR conducted the Regional Development Council (RDC) and Technical Working Group on the review of the proposed Cordillera Organic Act, House Bill 5343, on March 12, 2019. Atty. Mohammad Jamalul Giducos of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) presented the highlights of the BOL. Prosecutor Leilene Carantes-Gallardo who… Read more »

Cordi IPs unite for autonomy

BAGUIO CITY – Heated debates and passionate discussions were concluded through a resolution from the delegates of the Indigenous Peoples’ Legislative Assembly – Cordillera Administrative Region (IPLA-CAR) on December 8, 2018 in Baguio City. The delegates approved Resolution no. 2 Series of 2018 entitled: “A Resolution Adopting and Endorsing the Outputs of the Indigenous Peoples… Read more »

OPAPP continues commitment to Cordi

BAGUIO CITY – At the close of the Indigenous Peoples’ Legislative Assembly for Cordillera Autonomy (IPLA-CAR) last December 8, OPAPP Asec. Rolando B. Asuncion and OPAPP Indigenous Peoples’ Peace Panel (OPAPP-IPPP) Chair Atty. Reuben D. Lingating stressed the continuing commitment of the OPAPP. Similar to the OPAPP-IPPP-initiated consultations in ARMM with respect to the Bangsamoro… Read more »

Cordi autonomy bill filed as HB 5343

Technical sessions convened by the RDC from mid-2016 to February 2017 to review and enhance the provisions of the draft autonomy organic act previously filed as HB 4649. House Bill 5343 “An Act Establishing the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera (ARC)” was officially filed on Monday, March 20, 2017 during the First Regular Session of… Read more »