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National Teachers Month

September 5, 2018 to October 5, 2018

Presidential Proclamation No. 242 declares September 5 to October 5 of every year as National Teachers’ Month, as well as Republic Act No. 10743 entitled An Act Declaring the Fifth Day of October of Every Year as National Teachers’ Day and its Implementing Rules and Regulations, and the designation of the World Teachers’ Day every 5th of October by the United Nations...

National Peace Consciousness Month

September 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018

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...

Clean-up Month

September 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018

Proclamation No. 244 declares the month of September as National Clean-Up Month and the 17th to the 23rd of September of each year as the World Clean and Green Week.

This event encourages communities to clean up, fix and conserve the environment as the country’s contribution to the worldwide environmental preservation efforts.

Development Policy Research Month

September 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 247 issued on September 2, 2002, the month of September of every year is declared as Development Policy Research Month (DPRM) to promote and draw nationwide awareness on the importance of policy research in nation building.

With the Philippine Institute for Development Studies as lead, this year’s celebrations carries the theme,...

118th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary

September 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is spearheading the 118th Anniversary of the Philippine Civil Service with the theme: “Lingkod Bayani: Maka-Diyos, Makatao, Makabayan”.

As the premiere human resource institution of the Philippine Government, the CSC continues to respond to the ever-changing demands of public service by implementing human resource initiatives that are designed to...

June 25 Arbor Day

June 25, 2019

Arbor Day in the Philippines has been institutionalized to be observed every June 25 throughout the nation by planting trees and ornamental plants and other forms of relevant activities. The necessity to promote a healthier ecosystem for the people through the rehabilitation and re-greening of the environment was stressed in Proclamation No. 643 that amended Proclamation No. 396, s. 2003....

National Migrant Workers Day

June 7, 2018

Migrant Workers’ Day is celebrated every 7th of June in commemoration of the signing into law of Republic Act 8042 or the Migrant Workers Act of 1995.

It is celebrated in recognition of the valuable contributions of the modern day heroes, the Overseas Filipino Workers to the country.

World Environment Day

June 5, 2018

Humans are both creatures and moulders of their environment, which gives them physical sustenance and affords them the opportunity for intellectual, moral, social and spiritual growth. In the long and tortuous evolution of the human race on this planet a stage has been reached when, through the rapid acceleration of science and technology, humans have acquired the power to transform their...

Philippine Eagle Week

June 4, 2018 to June 10, 2018

Through Presidential Proclamation no. 79 of 1999, the Philippine Eagle Week is celebrated every year from June 4 to 10 to enjoin the different sectors of society to take action on the protection and conservation of the Philippine Eagle.

National Kidney Month

June 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018

By virtue of Presidential Decree No. 184, s. of 1993, the National Kidney and Transplant Institute leads the entire nation in celebration of the National Kidney Month this June 2018.

With this year’s theme:”Kalusugan ng Bato’y Makakamtam sa Pag-aalaga ng Kalikasan”. The theme focuses on the impact of the environment on renal diseases.

Earth Hour

March 24, 2018

The Philippines will observe this year’s Earth Hour mainly at the CCP grounds in Manila to join the global Earth Hour Movement, with cities and municipalities all over the world will be switching off lights from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM. This action is expected to send stronger message to everyone to take part in protecting our planet’s biodiversity from the devastating effects of...

2018 National Women's Month Celebration #WomenMakeChange

March 1, 2018 to March 31, 2018

Presidential Proclamation No.227 Series of 1988 declares the observance of the Month of March as Women’s Role in History Month and Republic Act No. 6949 Series of 1990 declares March 8 of every year as National Women’s Day which aims to give recognition to the contributions of Filipino women in our society.

This year’s theme, “We Make Change Work for Women”,...

World Braille Day

January 4, 2018

World Braille Day is celebrated every year on 4th January around the world to commemorate the birthday of Louis Braille. The celebration is to acknowledge the value of simple and useful communication device for deaf and mute. Due tot the creation of the braille, the less fortunate members of the society are given the opportunity to educate themselves and reduce their obstacles in contributing...

2017 18-Day Campaign to end VAW

November 25, 2017 to December 12, 2017

The 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW) is observed annually from November 25 to December 12 to raise awareness among all stakeholders that VAW is a public issue of national concern. It supports the Philippine Government’s goal to protect the human rights of women and its commitment to address all forms of VAW. The following issuances provide the national legal mandates...

6th Juvenile Justice and Welfare Consciousness Week

November 19, 2017 to November 25, 2017

6th Juvenile Justice and Welfare Consciousness Week with the Theme: Mapagkalingang Hustisya, Ugaliin at Pagtibayin

Bonifacio Day

November 30, 2017

November 30 is Bonifacio Day. Andres Bonifacio is considered as the “Father of the Philippine Revolution”. He is the founder and “Supremo” (leader) of the independence movement against Spain, the Kataastaasan Kagalang-galang na Katipunan nang mga Anak ng Bayan (KKK), or simply known as the Katipunan. This national observance honors Bonifacio as one of an industrious and...

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

November 20, 2017

The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) is commemorated on the third Sunday of November each year – to remember the many millions killed and injured on the world’s roads, together with their families, friends and many others who are also affected. It is also a Day on which we thank the emergency services and reflect on the tremendous burden and cost of this...

Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Week

November 13, 2017 to November 19, 2017

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 124, dated November 26, 2001. The third week of November of every year has been declared as Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Week to promote public awareness against the evil effects of illegal drug use as well as public cooperation in the government's anti-drug campaign.

World Antibiotic Awareness Week

November 13, 2017 to November 19, 2017

World Antibiotic Awareness Week aims to increase awareness of global antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.

This year's theme: Seek advice from a qualified healthcare professional before taking antibiotics. Antibiotics are a precious resource, so it is...

Deaf Awareness Week

November 10, 2017 to November 16, 2017

The country will be celebrating the Deaf Awareness Week (DAW) on November 10 to 16 this year under the auspices of the Philippine School for Deaf and the Philippine Institute for the Deaf pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 829, series of 1991.

Malaria Awareness Month

November 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017

Per Proclamation No. 1168 the month of November of every year is declared as Malaria Awareness Month.

Malaria is a disease caused by protozoan parasites called Plasmodium. It is usually transmitted through the bite of an infected female Anopheles mosquito.

Most malaria cases in the country occur in rural areas and especially in forested, swampy, hilly and mountainous regions.

The typical...

Traditional and Alternative Health Care Month

November 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017

Recognizing the importance of traditional and alternative medicines in providing essential health care to Filipinos, Presidential Proclamation No. 698 has declared November as Traditional and Alternative Health Care (TAHC) Month. The proclamation is in support of the Traditional and Alternative Medicine Act of 1997 (Republic Act No. 8423), which recognizes the value of traditional medicine for...

25th National Children's Month

November 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017

The 25th National Children’s Month (NCM) Celebration in November 2017 is pursuant to Republic Act 10661, otherwise known as National Children’s Month Act. The declaration commemorates the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the United? Nations General Assembly on November 20, 1989 and seeks to instill its significance in the Filipino consciousness.

This...

National Cooperative Month

October 1, 2017 to October 31, 2017

October of every year is a celebration of Cooperative Month in the Philippines pursuant to Presidential Proclamation 493, series of 2003. The 2017 Cooperative Month has a theme “Cooperatives: Empowering the Poor and the Vulnerable Towards Job Creation and Poverty Eradication”.

In order to raise consciousness, all the cooperatives are encouraged to launch activities that...

International Ozone Month

September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017

The United Nations has declared the month of September as International Ozone Month and September 16 as International Ozone Day to highlight the critical need for all people and nations to work together to reverse the deadly thinning of the earth's ozone shield.

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol.

The #OzoneHeroes campaign to be launched on 14 September will seek...

White Cane Safety Day

August 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017

Every year on August 1st, the Philippines celebrates the “White Cane Safety Day” pursuant to Republic Act 6759 of 1989.

The Law declares that it is the Policy of the State to promote and protect the physical, moral, and social well-being of all persons with visual impairments; to instill public awareness of the plight of the Blind; promoting recognition and acceptance of the...

World Malaria Day

April 25, 2017

World Malaria Day is an occasion to highlight the need for continued investment and sustained political commitment for malaria prevention and control.

This year’s global theme for World Malaria Day is End Malaria for Good. In the lead-up to 25 April, World Health Organization (WHO) is shining a spotlight on prevention, a critical strategy for reducing the toll of a disease that...

Head and neck Consciousness Week

April 22, 2017 to April 28, 2017

Proclamation 1676 declares the fourth week of April and every year thereafter as Head and Neck Consciousness Week with the observance to be led by the Philippine Society of Otolaryngology of the Department of Health (DOH).

The observance of Head and Neck Consciousness Week is a call for implementation of an intensive information dissemination campaign regarding the prevention, early diagnosis...

National Rice Awareness Month

November 1, 2016 to November 30, 2016

Pursuant to Proclamation No. 524, s. 2014, the country celebrates the National Rice Awareness in the month of November, to be spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture.

This year’s celebration carries the theme, BROWN4GOOD Challenge Accepted: We Bring Four Goodness by Eating Brown Rice (i.e., Personal Goods, Goodness to Farmers, Goodness to the Country and Goodness to...

Please Register Here: The DILG Debate on Local Governance

November 20, 2016

Venue: Mini Auditorium, Far Eastern University – Manila

Time: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Over the years, we have witnessed the emergence of remarkable changes in local government leaderships, and wider citizens’ engagement and participation in local governance, which, to a certain degree, can be attributed to the implementation of the Local Government Code of 1991.

On the 25th year...