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Consumer Welfare Month

October 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 1098 dated September 26, 199, the country will be celebrating the Consumer Welfare Month every October. This year’s theme is “Making Digital Marketplaces Fairer”. The theme emphasizes the importance of effective consumer protection that responds to the challenges of the digital economy and the development of cross-border retail...

Tamaraw Month

October 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020

Presidential Proclamation No. 273 of 2002 declares October of every year as a special month for the Conservation and Protection of the Tamaraw in Mindoro. The proclamation urged all government offices, agencies and instrumentalities in the whole island of Mindoro to implement activities geared toward the conservation of the Tamaraw and its habitats.

The Tamaraw is a small wild buffalo...

National Statistics Month

October 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020

The National Statistics Month (NSM) was first observed in 1990 pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No.647 signed by then President Corazon C. Aquino on September 20, 1990, Declaring the Month of October of Every Year as the National Statistics Month. This aims to promote, enhance and instill awareness and appreciation of the importance and value of statistics to the different sectors of...

Museums and Galleries Month

October 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020

Museums and Galleries Month (MGM) is observed every month of October by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 798, s. 1991. It underscores the importance of arousing the national consciousness and pride in our rich culture and national identity, expressed in all media of art and culture, historical and religious artifacts. This rich Filipino cultural heritage embodies the aspiration of the...

Local Government Month

October 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation 63,s. 1992, dated October 2, 1992, the month of October of every year is declared as the Local Government Month, the second week of October as Local Government Week, and the 10th day of October as Local Government Day. The celebration commemorates the enactment of the Local Government Code of 1991. This year, 2020, marks the 29th year since it was signed...

World Rabies Day

September 28, 2020

World Rabies Day is the first and only global day of action and awareness for rabies prevention. It is an opportunity to unite as a community - helping individuals, NGOs and governments to connect and share their work.

This year’s theme focuses on vaccination and collaboration.? In brief, the theme reminds us of key current issues in rabies elimination, namely:

The goal of Zero by...

National Maritime Day

September 25, 2020

Through a Presidential Proclamation No. 886 dated 06 September 1996 declared the last Friday of September every year as the National Maritime Day (NMD). Meanwhile, Proclamation No. 1094 series of 1997 declared every last Sunday of September of every year as National Seafarer’s Day (NSD), which amended Presidential Proclamation No. 828 series of 1996 in due recognition of Filipino...

Sierra Madre Day

September 26, 2020

Presidential Proclamation 413 declares September 26 of every year as Sierra Madre Day. This declaration is observed annually and spearheaded by the Save Sierra Madre Network Alliance, Inc. (SMNAI), a network of Indigenous Peoples and Non-Indigenous, People’s Organizations, Government Organizations, Civil Society Schools, Churches and Individuals committed to the protection and...

Family Week

September 21, 2020 to September 27, 2020

The celebration of National Family Week is pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 60 issued on September 28, 1992, which aims “to increase awareness on various family issues; enhance effectiveness of national and local efforts to carry out specific programs concerning families by generating new programs concerning families by generating new activities and strengthening existing ones;...

Kainang Pamilya Mahalaga Day

September 28, 2020

Pursuant to the Memorandum of Agreement between the National Committee on the Filipino Family (NCFF) and the Monde Nissin Corporation (MNC) adopted on August 27, 2008, “Kainang Pamilya Mahalaga Day” is celebrated every fourth Monday of September every year. This is to encourage parents to frequently eat dinner with their children and be involved in their children’s lives as...

International Coastal Clean-up

September 15, 2020

Presidential Proclamation No. 470 declares the third Sunday of September of each year as the International Coastal Clean-Up (ICC) Day in observance of the Global Coastal Clean-up celebrations.

International Coastal Cleanup is the largest volunteer effort for ocean's health. People around the world gather on beaches, coasts, rivers, waterways and underwater dive sites to remove trash and...

Linggo ng Kasuotang Pilipino

September 15, 2020 to September 21, 2020

The third week of September is celebrated as Linggo ng Kasuotang Pilipino. During this period, our people's various native dresses and costumes are highlighted.

Philippine history and culture were recorded not only in documents but also in the material culture of our people. The varied names, uses, meanings and motifs of our people's dresses suggest the rich history and culture of our...

Cerebral Palsy Awareness and Protection Week

September 16, 2020 to September 22, 2020

The National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) together with the Cerebral Palsied Association of the Philippines, Inc. will lead the observance of the 17th Cerebral Palsy Awareness and Protection (CPAP) Week in accordance with Proclamation No. 588, s. 2004.

This year’s celebration adopts the theme “Ugnayan, Malasakit at Paglingap sa mga Taong May Cerebal Palsy sa Panahon ng...

National Crime Prevention Week

September 1, 2020 to September 7, 2020

Every first week of September of every year is declared as the National Crime Prevention Week pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 461 dated August 31, 1994. All government agencies and instrumentalities of government are enjoined to evolve and implement projects and activities that focus on prevention as an approach in combating criminality.

This year’s theme is “Komunidad ay...

National Teachers Month

September 5, 2020 to October 5, 2020

Pursuant to Republic Act No. 10743 and UNESCO’s declaration that October 5 of every year is designated as the National Teachers’ Day and World Teachers Day. This is the special day to honor teachers and their role in molding the children, youth and adults through the life-long learning process.

This year’s theme is “Gurong Filipino para sa Batang Filipino.”

National Peace Consciousness Month

September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020

The Philippines celebrates the National Peace Consciousness Month every September as mandated under Proclamation No. 675 issued in July 2004.The presidential proclamation was issued?to “instill greater consciousness and understanding among the Filipino people on the comprehensive peace process to strengthen and sustain institutional and popular support for and participation in this...

Development Policy Research Month

September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation no. 247, dated 2 September 2002, the Development Policy Research Month, (DPRM) is being celebrated nationwide every month of September of every year. The celebration provides a means to promote, enhance, instill and draw awareness of the importance and necessity of policy research in national development and nation-building.

The Philippine Institute for...

120th Anniversary of the Philippine Civil Service

September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020

Presidential Proclamation No. 1050, series of 1997 declares the month of September as the Civil Service Month. This is in observance of the establishment of the Philippine Civil Service by virtue of Public Law No. 5 (An Act for the Establishment and Maintenance of an Efficient and Honest Civil Service in the Philippine Islands) on 19 September 1900.

In the age of technology, public service...

Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa

August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020

Alinsunod sa itinakda ng Pampanguluhang Proklamasyon Bilang 1041, s. 1997, na nagpapahayag ng taunang Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa tuwing 1-31 ng Agosto na pinangungunahan ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF). Ang tema ng pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa sa taong ito ay “Wikang Katutubo: Tungo sa Isang Filipino”.

At bilang tugon sa proklamasyon ng UNESCO na International Year...

Linggo ng Kabataan and International Youth Day

August 12, 2020

Section 30 of Republic Act No. 10742, the Sanggunian Kabataan Reform Act of 2015 mandates the observance of Linggo ng Kabataan in very barangay, municipality, city and province on the week where the 12thof August falls to coincide with the International Youth Day (IYD)

National Hospital Week

August 6, 2020 to August 12, 2020

This annual celebration is in line with Presidential Proclamation No. 181 declaring August 6-12 of every year as National Hospital Week. The main objective of this celebration is to promote awareness on the health programs and social roles of hospital in partnership with other sectors and the community in maintaining a healthy citizenry.

World Breastfeeding Week

August 1, 2020 to August 7, 2020

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around world. It commemorates the Innocenti Declaration signed in August 1990 by government policymakers, WHO, UNICEF and other organizations to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.

The theme of World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is “Support breastfeeding...

National Tuberculosis Month

August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2020

This is an annual observance aimed at reducing the incidence of Tuberculosis (TB) and TB-related morbidity and mortality in the country.

Sight-Saving Month

August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020

Since the 1980s, the month of August has been celebrated as Sight Saving Month. The celebration aims to emphasize the importance of protecting and taking good care of the eyes and to encourage the public to be aware of available means of restoring lost eyesight and the value of organ donation.

Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020

Pursuant to Republic Act 10028, otherwise known as the Expanded Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2009, August of every year is Breastfeeding Awareness Month.

This observance aims to raise public awareness on the importance of and to further promote breastfeeding in the country.

World Hepatitis Day

July 28, 2020

Theme: Find The Missing Millions

Worldwide, 290 million people are living with viral hepatitis unaware. Without finding the undiagnosed and linking them to care, millions will continue to suffer, and lives will be lost. On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, we call on people from across the world to take action and raise awareness to find the “missing millions”.

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42nd National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week

July 17, 2020 to July 23, 2020

Proclamation No. 361, declaring the third week of July as the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week which shall culminate on the birthdate of the sublime paralytic: Apolinario Mabini on July 23 each year.

Pursuant to Article 28 of the UNCRPD, paragraph 1 “States Parties recognize the right of persons with disabilities to an adequate standard of living for themselves and...

Police Community Relations Month

July 1, 2020 to July 31, 2020

Presidential Proclamation No. 764 signed on January 24, 2005 declares the month of July every year as Police Community Relations Month. PCR Month celebration aims to develop closer interaction between the police and the community in handling peace and order concerns.

The PCR Month celebration is an opportune time to strengthen community participation in crime prevention It also forges...

National Disaster Resilience Month

July 1, 2020 to July 31, 2020

In observance of the National Disaster Resilience Month this July, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) calls on all stakeholders to support government programs geared towards attaining disaster resilience.

Executive Order Number 29 signed on June 28, 2017 mandates the observance of National Disaster Resilience Month (NDRM) "throughout the country through the...

Nutrition Month

July 1, 2020 to July 31, 2020

Presidential Decree 491 in 1974 declared that Nutrition Month shall be held every July to create greater awareness on the importance of nutrition among Filipinos. The law mandates the National Nutrition Council (NNC) to coordinate and lead the nationwide campaign.

The 2020 Nutrition Month theme is “Batang Pinoy, SANA TALL..Iwas Stunting. SAMA All! Iwas ALL din sa COVID 19!”

The...