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World Wildlife Day

March 3, 2019

UN World Wildlife Day 2019 Theme- 'Life below water: for people and planet'

The World Wildlife Day 2019 aligns closely with the Sustainable Development Goal 14 – Life below water, whichfocuses on marine species, and will be an opportunity to highlight the critical issues and values of marine wildlife to our everyday lives. The occasion will also celebrate successful initiatives to...

Barangay Assembly Day

March 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019

Section 397 of Republic Act No. 7160 otherwise known as Local Government Code of 1991 requires that there shall be a barangay assembly composed of all persons who are actual residents of the barangay for at least six (6) months, fifteen (15) years of age or over, citizens of the Philippines, and duly registered in the list of barangay assembly members.

The Department issues memorandum...

Rabies Awareness Month

March 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019

Executive Order No.84, series of 1999 declares the month of March every year as Rabies Awareness Month. The Department of Agriculture –Bureau of Animal Industry, as the Chair of the National Rabies Prevention and Control Committee, will spearhead the celebration of this event.

Women's Month

March 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019

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.

In 2017, the PCW Board Members and Inter-Agency Technical Working Group...

Fire Prevention Month

March 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019

By virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 115-A, the month of March was declared as Fire Prevention Month because of the alarming increase of fire incidents happening across the country during this particular period.

The Bureau of Fire Protection, as the government agency mandated to prevent and suppress all kinds of destructive fires, investigate its causes, enforce fire-related laws and...

National Awareness Week for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

February 11, 2019 to February 17, 2019

The Presidential Proclamation No. 731 series of 1996 declares the End week of February of every year as the “National Awareness Week for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation” or also known as the “Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Week (CSAAW).”

For 2019, the weeklong celebration is on February 10-16, 2019 with the theme “WE ARE THE SOLUTION!”...

Safer Internet Day for Children Philippines

February 12, 2019

The Presidential Proclamation No. 417 declares every second Tuesday of February every year as Safer Internet Day for Children Philippines.

This year’s observance theme is “E-KAW at AKO, LIGTAS NA INTERNET ANG PANGAKO.” The “E-KAW” is a translation of Ikaw (You), while the letter “e” is a prefix for electronic. The theme talks about how you and I can...

National Rare Disease Week

February 22, 2019 to February 28, 2019

Presidential Proclamation No. 1989 by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, declared the last week of February in the Philippines, as National Rare Disease Week (NRDW) to create awareness about the nature and medical management of rare diseases; and instill awareness among the public about rare diseases to generate full support for the special needs of children affected by rare disease from both...

Leprosy Prevention and Control Week

February 11, 2019 to February 17, 2019

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation 467, the third week of February of every year has been declared as Leprosy Prevention and Control Week. The observance aims to deepen public awareness on the disease, its prevention, and treatment.

Leprosy, also called Hansen’s disease is an infectious disease characterized by disfiguring skin lesions, peripheral nerve damage, and progressive...

Civil Registration Month

February 1, 2019 to February 28, 2019

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 682, signed by then President Corazon Aquino on 28 January 1991, celebration of Civil Registration Month is observed this February.

The celebration aims to remind the citizenry of their duty to register acts and events concerning status of persons and enhance nationwide awareness and appreciation of the legal, administrative and statistical values of...

National Arts Month

February 1, 2019 to February 28, 2019

February is National Arts Month (NAM), per Proclamation 683, in 1991 entitled “Declaring the Month of February of every year as National Arts Month”.

This year’s celebration dubbed as Ani ng Sining: Philippine Arts Festival, aims to promote the Philippine Arts, highlighting, the Filipino Creativity and imagination.

Philippine Dental Health Month

February 1, 2019 to February 28, 2019

The Philippine Dental Health Month is observed in February. This annual observance started in 1951 as National Dental Health Week but in February 24, 2004, it was expanded into a month-long celebration, pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 559 signed by then President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. Led by the Philippine Dental Association, the observance aims to strengthen public awareness on...

Human Rights Day

December 10, 2018

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70

Let's stand up for equality, justice and human dignity

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, Human Rights Day marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone...

Save the Date: Anti-Red Tape & Ease of Doing Business Forum 2018

October 9, 2018 to October 10, 2018

Attend the Anti-Red Tape & Ease of Doing Business Forum on October 09, 2018 (Luzon Cluster) and October 10, 2018 for the (Visayas and Mindanao Clusters) at Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, Ortigas Center, Quezon City.

The forum aims to orient and advocate the implementation of the EODB law and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR). Thus, all Local Chief Executives or authorized...

National Indigenous People's Month

October 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018

The National Indigenous People’s Month is celebrated every October as per Presidential Proclamation No. 1906, and series of events are being held to revel the cultural wealth and heritage bestowed upon the Filipinos. For 2018, DAYAW: biggest gathering of indigenous peoples, highlights the month long festivity of celebrating indigenous culture.

This year’s celebration theme,...

DILG Supports the 29th National Statistics Month Celebration

October 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018

Since the issuance of Presidential Proclamation No. 647 on 20 September 1990 by then President Corazon C. Aquino, the month of October has been celebrated as the National Statistics Month (NSM). The annual celebration, through the conduct of statistics-related activities, aims to promote, enhance and instill nationwide awareness and appreciation of the importance and value of statistics to the...

National Maritime Day

September 27, 2019

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...

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.

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

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...