Orientation-Seminar on the Magna Carta of the Poor and its IRR and Identification of PAPs in Region III

NEDA Region III Assistant Regional Director Evelyn Nacario-Castro and representatives from the Region III offices of DA, DSWD, DOLE, DepEd, DHSUD, and DBM participated in the first Orientation-Seminar on the Magna Carta of the Poor and its IRR for regional government offices on 19 September 2022, conducted by the NAPC Policy and Planning Service (PPS) continue reading : Orientation-Seminar on the Magna Carta of the Poor and its IRR and Identification of PAPs in Region III

Cerebral Palsy Awareness and Protection Week

Noong March 25, 2004, pinirmahan ni dating pangulong Gloria Macapagal Arroyo ang Proklamasyon 588 na nagdeklara na ang National Cerebral Palsy Awareness & Protection Week ay idinadaos tuwing September 16-22. Proclamation No. 588 – Kahalagahan ✓ Pagtatag ng “barrier-free environment” para sa mga persons with disabilities sa buong bansa✓ Early detection and early intervention sa continue reading : Cerebral Palsy Awareness and Protection Week

Policy and Planning Service (PPS) holds the 1st Orientation – Seminar on the Magna Carta of the Poor and its IRR on Tarlac.

The NAPC Policy and Planning Service (PPS) holds the first Orientation-Seminar on the Magna Carta of the Poor and its IRR for PLGU officials and CSO representatives on 14 September 2022, hosted by the Provincial Government of Tarlac. Attended by over 40 participants, the activity served as a platform for the discussion of the salient continue reading : Policy and Planning Service (PPS) holds the 1st Orientation – Seminar on the Magna Carta of the Poor and its IRR on Tarlac.

September is National Peace Consciousness Month

The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) joins the celebration of the National Peace Consciousness Month 2022 with the theme,”Pagkakaisa at Paghilom: Isang Bansa para sa Kapayapaan“. It is celebrated in the Philippines every month of September due to Presidential Proclamation No. 675, which was issued to instill consciousness and understanding of the importance of peace in the continue reading : September is National Peace Consciousness Month

PRESS RELEASE: NAPC participates in the 55th ASEAN Founding Anniversary Commemoration

The National Anti-Poverty Commission-Secretariat expressed support to the 55th Founding Anniversary of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) through the presence of NAPC Officer-in-Charge/Undersecretary Paterna M. Ruiz and Ms. Catherine Manangan, Senior Technical Officer, during the Commemorative event hosted by the Department of Foreign Affairs on August 10, 2022 at the Bulwagang Apolinario Mabini, DFA, Pasay City.   DFA continue reading : PRESS RELEASE: NAPC participates in the 55th ASEAN Founding Anniversary Commemoration

PRESS RELEASE: SOMRDPE Convenes Key ASEAN Sectoral Bodies to Refine Master Plan on Rural Development

The Senior Officials Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (SOMRDPE) chaired by NAPC Officer-in-Charge/Undersecretary Paterna M. Ruiz held an Inter-Sectoral dialogue on August 11, 2022, via Zoom video platform.   Inter-sectoral dialogue aims to enrich the Master Plan development process with contributions from key ASEAN Sectoral Bodies concerned with rural development in the region continue reading : PRESS RELEASE: SOMRDPE Convenes Key ASEAN Sectoral Bodies to Refine Master Plan on Rural Development

PRESS RELEASE NAPC to join the National IP Day Celebration with a call to recognize Indigenous Women’s role in governance, poverty reduction.

The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) is set to join the simultaneous commemoration of National Indigenous Peoples (NIP) Day and International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples (IDWIP) on August 9, 2022, which will focus on the preservation and passing on of traditional knowledge and practices to the next generations. NAPC underscores the need to acknowledge the continue reading : PRESS RELEASE NAPC to join the National IP Day Celebration with a call to recognize Indigenous Women’s role in governance, poverty reduction.

PRESS RELEASE: NAPC-GAD 3rd Committee Meeting, Workshop centers on the assessment of MCW Implementation

The National Anti-Poverty Commission-Gender and Development (NAPC-GAD) Unit held its 3rd Committee Meeting and Workshop from July 28-29, 2022 at Red Hotel Cubao, Quezon City to gather inputs from GAD Focal Point System members from all NAPC service units as part of the assessment on the implementation of Republic Act No.9710 or the Magna Carta continue reading : PRESS RELEASE: NAPC-GAD 3rd Committee Meeting, Workshop centers on the assessment of MCW Implementation

Call for Submission of Good Practices (One (1) Month Left!)

One month left to submit GOOD Gender and Development (GAD) PRACTICES in the Education, Environment, Peace & Security, and Women Economic Empowerment sectors!   The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) and National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) are calling the attention of all government, private, civil society, and grassroots organizations! Gather the gains and challenges of your continue reading : Call for Submission of Good Practices (One (1) Month Left!)

Gains and Challenges of Gender Mainstreaming: The PCW and NAPC Sectoral Multi-Stakeholder Conference

RATIONALE   Many initiatives have been implemented towards achieving gender equality in the Education, Environment, Peace and Security, and Women’s Economic Empowerment sectors. While positive outcomes have been observed, challenges at various levels of implementation – including external factors such as the COVID-19 and post-pandemic new normal– have prevented programs and projects from being truly continue reading : Gains and Challenges of Gender Mainstreaming: The PCW and NAPC Sectoral Multi-Stakeholder Conference

THE NAPC-GAD TRAINED FAMILIES ON PARENT EDUCATION ON ADOLESCENT HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT

The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) Gender and Development (GAD) Unit piloted the Learning Package for Parent Education on Adolescent Health and Development (LPPEAHD) of the Commission on Population (POPCOM). Thirty-five (35) participants from Quezon City, Marikina City, Mandaluyong City, Manila, and Rizal attended the activity. The training was held at Cubao, Quezon City on June 16-17, 2022 and focused on the Modules 1 and 2 of the Learning Package, entitled “Me as a Parent” and “Me and my Family”, respectively.