In line with the commitment of the ๐๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ ๐€๐ง๐ญ๐ข-๐๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ญ๐ฒ ๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ข๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐จ๐ง (๐๐€๐๐‚) on the ๐‘๐ž๐ฉ๐ฎ๐›๐ฅ๐ข๐œ ๐€๐œ๐ญ ๐Ÿ—๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ, otherwise known as the ๐Œ๐š๐ ๐ง๐š ๐‚๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐š ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐–๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง, and as part of its efforts to catalyze and accelerate gender mainstreaming within the agency and its instrumentalities, the NAPC Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Point System conducted its 2nd G๐€๐ƒ ๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ข๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ž ๐Œ๐ž๐ž๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  on April 19, 2022. The meeting was attended by the GAD Technical Working Group and the corresponding GAD Focals of the different service units and unions, such as the Administrative and Financial Management Service (AFMS), Basic Sector Coordination and Advocacy Service (BSCAS), Local Affairs Coordinating and Monitoring Service (LACMS), Office of Secretary, Contract of Service Employees Association (COSEA), and NAPC Secretariat Workers Association (NAPCSWA).

The activity commenced with a message from the ๐๐€๐๐‚ ๐†๐€๐ƒ ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ข๐ซ๐ฉ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐จ๐ง, ๐”๐ง๐๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐ž๐œ๐ซ๐ž๐ญ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ง๐š ๐Œ. ๐‘๐ฎ๐ข๐ณ, and proceeded by the presentation of the GAD Accomplishment Reports for the 1st Quarter.ย  The committee also deliberated the proposed GAD activities and programs of each service unit for the 2nd Quarter, and their corresponding GAD plans as reflected in the NAPC GAD Plan and Budget (GPB) for Fiscal Year 2022.