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Konseho ng Sektor ng Artisanong Mangingisda (National Anti-Poverty Commission - Artisanal Fisherfolk Sectoral Council or NAPC-AFSC) sa Araw ng Paggawa (Labor Day) sa Ika-1 ng Mayo, 2020
Sa gitna ng krisis na kinakaharap ng bansa dulot ng Pandemyang Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) ay patuloy pa rin sa paggampan ng sinumpaang tungkulin ang bawat kawani ng pamahalaan, pribado/pampublikong sektor, batayang sektor at lalo na ang mga manggagamot at kawani ng mga ospital. Bawat isa sa kanila ay may mahahalagang papel sa pamamahala ng taong-bayan laban sa pandenmyang ito.
To all our Local Chief Executives and representatives present, my colleagues in the government, esteemed guests, ladies and gentlemen, a pleasant day! In as much as our Good Secretary Noel K. Felongco wanted to attend this significant forum, unfortunately he has previously committed to attend an equally important Regional Sectoral Assembly in Cebu City.
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Ms. Reclynes Dela Cerna, NAPC Visayas Operations Unit Deputy Head welcomed the participants with an encouragement that NAPC is very much open to all of their suggestions on the draft IRR of RA No.11291 or the Magna Carta of the Poor. Meanwhile, DILG Region 6 LGMED Assistant Director Mr. Rene D. Ato gave a keynote speech on behalf of Western Visayas DILG Regional Director Engr. Ariel O. Iglesia,CESO IV. He expressed his optimism that the consultation will be very productive and he also urged the CSOs to voice out their opinions, comments and suggestions to be incorporated in the IRR.
“This is the right time, the right platform to alleviate poverty in our region”; a resounding comment from the participants of the Regional Consultation on the Magna Carta of the Poor-Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) last October 25-26, 2019 in Provincial Complex, Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur.
October 29, 2019 ---- Mr. Ronnie Roa and Pepe Tugonon of barangay in action DYLR Lungsoranon Radio Philippines had a phone patch interview with Mr. Dario Cubelo from the National Anti-Poverty Commission , Office of the Head Executive Assistant regarding the Regional Consultation on the Formulation of the the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No.11291 or the Magna Carta of Poor.
Dr. Neneth Q. Pador, Iloilo Provincial Government Department Head for Social Welfare and Development Office gave a remarks on behalf of Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Jr. Dr. Pador welcomed the delegates with an affirmation of the continued support of the PLGU in the programs and initiatives for poverty reduction in the country.
October 29, 2019 - With the participation of about 400 Local Goverment Units (LGUs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) of Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) conducted a Regional Consultation on the drafting of the Republic Act 11291 Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) held at the Igorot Hall of Benguet State University, Northern Philippines Rootcrops Research and Training Center in La Trinidad, Benguet.
Central Luzon DILG Regional Director Jay E. Timbreza graced the event together with San Luis Aurora Mayor Ariel De Jesus, Arayat Pampanga Mayor Emmanuel Bonifacio M. Alejandrino, Rizal Nueva Ecija Mayor Hanna Katrina L. Andres and San Antonio Zambales Mayor Preciliano M. Ruiz.
Tacloban City Councilor Aurora Aime Grafil gave a keynote message on behalf of Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez. She mentioned that we are one in this goal to eradicate poverty but we need to work hard to achieve it. Mr. Jake Sabdao from NAPC Research Unit discussed the salient points of the RA No.11291 and its draft IRR. The presentation was followed by an open forum which was facilitated by Mr. Dario Cubelo from NAPC-Office of the Head Executive Assistant.
Palo Municipal Councilor and SB Committee Chair on Social Services Mr, Felipe Ygrubay,Jr. delivered a keynote message on behalf of Palo Municipal Mayor Frances Ann Petilla. He mentioned that the law was passed to uplift the lives of the less fortunate Filipinos and stressed that some say it is impossible to fight poverty, so if we can’t stop it at least we mitigate it.
Matapos ang presentasyon ng mga importanteng aspeto ng draft IRR ng Magna Carta mula kay Jake O. Sabdao ng NAPC Research Unit, binuksan ang isang plenary session na naglalayong kunin at pagsamasamahin ang suhestiyon ng mga dumalo upang maisama sa naturang batas.
The meeting was attended by dignitaries and Ministers from China and other Countries, also present in the meeting were the Heads and representatives of the UN Bodies and Organizations.
Lakip nga dinapit sa maong panagtigum ang mga Sangguniang Bayan Chairman on Social Services, Municipal Planning and Development Officer, Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative, Liga ng Barangay President, Lima (5) ka mga municipal offices that provide social services ug Lima (5) ka mga Civil Society Organization o CSO Representatives nga membro sa Local Special Bodies para sa provincial consultation.
During the Sustainable Development Forum 2019 at World Harmony House in Beijing, Felongco said the Philippine government has passed laws that will help achieve the SDG such as the Magna Carta for the Poor, Universal Health Care Law, the Free Tuition Law, and the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, a law institutionalizing the conditional cash transfer (CCT) for poor families.
MANILA -- Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles on Tuesday said the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte would continue to step up efforts to address hunger and poverty in the country even as he welcomed new data that shows that self-rated poverty and food poverty have fallen in the third quarter of 2019.
“The low interest rates of our home loans make home ownership within reach of our members, so much so that the availment of our home loans has grown tremendously. And for us to continue financing the growth in home loans of our members under such low rates, there is a need to increase our members’ P100 monthly savings,” Eduardo D. del Rosario, chairman of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) and Pag-IBIG Fund Board of Trustees, said in a statement.
Over 300 representatives from the Civil Society Organization and Local Government Unit of Lanao Del Norte and Misamis Occidental participated in the public consultation on the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Magna Carta of the Poor (RA 11291) yesterday, October 23, 2019, which was held in MCC Gymnasium, Tubod Lanao Del Norte.

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