Autonomy is the way towards sustainable development

BAGUIO CITY- Regional Development Council Chair and Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan presented autonomy and self-determination as the best route towards achieving the sustainable development goals in the Cordillera region during the Regional Symposium on United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) on February 27, 2019. The symposium focused on localizing the UN SDGs in… Read more »

Apayao gears for autonomy IEC

BAGUIO CITY – The Province of Apayao will follow the provinces of Kalinga and Ifugao who all have committed municipal and barangay officials to be speakers and advocates for Cordillera autonomy. Municipal and barangay speakers of Apayao will convene in Luna, Apayao on March 7, 2019. NEDA-CAR will orient the officials about the Regional Development… Read more »

Bauko kicks-off barangay autonomy IEC

Bauko, Mountain Province – The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Bauko, Mountain Province kicked-off the autonomy information drive in the first cluster of barangays at Tapapan Elementary School Open Gymnasium last February 15, 2019. Close to 300 barangay residents from Guinzadan Central, Guinzadan Norte, Guinzadan Sur, Leseb and Tapapan listened to the discussions of Bauko… Read more »

More Ifugao MLGUs join autonomy advocacy

LAGAWE, IFUGAO – Representatives from Ifugao Municipal Local Government Units (MLGUs), Ifugao Police Provincial Office (IPPO) and Municipal Police Stations (MPS) were convened by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) during the Municipal IEC Speakers’ Training and Re-Tooling Workshop held last February 7, 2019. The training is the first phase of the Grassroots IEC… Read more »

BSU and NEDA engage more students for Cordi autonomy

La Trinidad, Benguet – The Benguet State University (BSU) has continued to be a staunch partner in raising awareness on Cordillera autonomy among the youth. Last January 29, BSU conducted a lecture on “The Case of Cordillera autonomy towards regional identity building and its implication on self-identity and socio-political participation” for around 500 students. The… Read more »

Ifugao commits to raise autonomy awareness

LAGAWE, IFUGAO – The provincial government of Ifugao is set to conduct a training of municipal and barangay officials on how to extensively convey the core messages of Cordillera autonomy. The event, which is scheduled on February 7, 2019 in the Community Development Center, Lagawe, Ifugao, was coordinated by NEDA-CAR as part of its advocacy… Read more »

OPAPP reaffirms commitment to Cordi autonomy

BAGUIO CITY – Director Susanna Marcaida of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP), in a courtesy call on January 25, reassured Regional Development Council Vice-chair NEDA Dir. Milagros Rimando that the autonomy advocacy remains as an OPAPP agenda. The office recently changed leadership after the courtesy resignation of Cordillera autonomy… Read more »

Kalinga to conduct autonomy IECs with NEDA

Tabuk City – The Provincial government of Kalinga and NEDA-CAR have scheduled to capacitate autonomy advocates to effectively disseminate information of Cordillera autonomy and help gain the support of fellow i-Kalinga. The training will be conducted in Tabuk City on January 22. Municipal and barangay officials from Tabuk City, along with the towns of Rizal,… 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 »