Cordillera CSOs manifest support to autonomy

BAGUIO CITY – A manifesto of support for the establishment of the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera (ARC) was crafted by Cordillera civil society organizations (CSOs) during the CSO Consultation on Autonomy towards Federalism/Charter Change conducted by NEDA-CAR last November 7. This activity is in line with the Cordillera Regional Development Council’s (RDC-CAR) efforts to… Read more »

Cordillera Drafting Committee to hold more consultations

BAGUIO CITY – The members of the drafting committee for the Organic Law establishing the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera (ARC) held their first meeting on April 26 in Baguio City. The meeting aimed to finalize the strategy in drafting the new organic autonomy law, the committee membership, and its schedule in relation to the… 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 »

Cordillera Police to spread autonomy awareness

BAGUIO CITY – The Police Offices from the province of Abra, Ifugao, and Kalinga, and the City of Baguio have partnered with NEDA-CAR to raise awareness of the renewed pursuit for Cordillera autonomy and gain the peoples’ support. On January 16, 2019, the RDC Executive Committee approved the list of proposed projects of NEDA-CAR in… Read more »

RDC approves autonomy projects for 2019

BAGUIO CITY – The RDC Executive Committee approved the proposed list of projects for the Social Preparation of CAR into an Autonomous Region (SPCAR) program during a meeting on January 16, 2019. With a budget of P12.125 million, NEDA aims to continue its significant improvement in raising awareness and gaining support to Cordillera autonomy in… 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 »

Grassroots strongly support Cordillera Autonomy

Manabo, Abra – The Cordillera Regional Development Coucnil (RDC-CAR) in partnership with the Local Government Unit of Manabo, Abra (LGU-Manabo) conducted an information, education, and communication (IEC) campaign on Cordillera Autonomy towards Federalism last November 22, 2018 at the Manabo Sports Pavilion. Aimed at raising awareness on the Cordillera autonomy at the grassroots, the activity… Read more »

Youth engages in the autonomy advocacy of the region

Santo Tomas, Baguio City – Around 350 participants attended the IEC on Autonomy towards Federalism last November 24, 2018. Among them were students, parents, and teachers of Santo Tomas National High School. The activity aimed to increase the awareness among the youth and further engage them in the autonomy advocacy. The youth is one of… Read more »

Autonomy IEC gets interesting through quiz bee

BAGUIO CITY – A total of 39 Santo Tomas National High School (STNHS) students from grade levels 7 to 12 participated in a quiz bee on regional autonomy initiated and led by school principal, Dr. Rosanna Dizon in partnership with the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) last November 29, 2018. Said quiz bee is… Read more »