The Philippines is designated to be the leader of Workshop Group 3, composed of Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. Workshop groups were divided into four, basically to discuss the regional concerns on:
1) Three (3) Key Areas for Regional cooperation a) Mainstreaming and Integrating Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Mitigation in all government Anti-Poverty Reduction Programs b) Setting up of ASEAN Multi-Cultural and Training Initiative (for depositories of experiences and models; technical and knowledge sharing; regional and
bi-country cooperation) c) Gender and Children Development
a) Partnership Strengthening b) Strengthening of ASEAN Secretariat c) Bilateral Agreements (MOA among others) d) Strong participation of NGO/Private Sector
3) Challenges and Obstacles a) Regional Political and Security Stability b) Cultural Differences c) Funding
Head Executive Assistant Elias C. Labro, Jr. delivers the country reporting and presentation on Sambayanihan Serbisyong Sambayanan: Village Eco-Governance Development Framework, the National Anti-Poverty Reduction Strategy on behalf of Atty. Noel Kinazo Felongco, Secretary/Lead Convenor of the National Anti-Poverty Commission.
Head Executive Assistant Elias C. Labro, Jr. delivering the message on behalf of Atty. Noel Kinazo Felongco during the Opening Ceremony of the 8th ASEAN + 3 Village Poverty Reduction Conference in Yunnan, China.
The two-pronged strategy developed by NAPC, the Village Eco-Governance Development Framework (VEGDF) and the Sambayanihan: Serbisyong Sambayanan, was acknowledged by Chinese officials as the two countries' commonality in facing the challenges of the poverty reduction program in their respective countries.
HEA/CoS Kiko Labro Jr. Opening Remarks representing NAPC Secretary/Lead Convenor ATTY. NOEL K. FELONGCO for the Community-Based Renewable Energy System (CBRES) Project Consultation under the Climate Change Adaptation Project for CAR and Northern Luzon.
“....sa panahon lamang ng administrasyon ni Atty. Noel K. Felongco naipatupad ang proyektong ito ng NAPC. Malaki pong pasasalamat namin kay Atty. Felongco kung hindi po sa kaniya hindi po ito matutuloy! Nabinbin po ito mula pa sa panahon ni PNoy at dating Kalihim Joel Rocamora. Salamat po talaga kay Atty. Noel K. Felongco.” (Rodolfo Fonbuena, Balbalan, Kalinga)
Our NAPC Visayas Ops Team, One NAPC, One Team, One Goal in our efforts to uplift the lives of our poor brothers and sisters from the Visayas Region at Bell Hotel, Bacolod City from February 20-22, 2019.
GOBYERNO UG PUBLIKO: Magtinabangay tanan para sa mas hayag nga kaugmaon sa atong mga kabos nga mga igsoon!
Translation: GOBYERNO AT PUBLIKO: Magtulungan lahat para sa mas maliwanag na bukas sa ating mga kapatid na mahihirap
The Community Fish Landing Center (CFLC) Luzon conducts its planning workshop and presents its Operation and Management Manual Guide to Secretary Felongco and to the delegates. The highlight focuses on strengthening its Social Preparation Activities that aim to organize and to empower the fisher folks. In the planning, provincial focal persons and staffs are also identified and designated in different provinces. Sec. Felongco stresses that these provincial focal persons and staffs must be ready and prepared for the Provincial Consultative Body (PCB).