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RONEL DEL RIO, One of UN-ESCAP’s 7 “Promoters” of the New Decade in AP

RONEL DEL RIO, One of UN-ESCAP’s 7 “Promoters” of the New Decade in AP

Batangas Governor’s Advocate Mr.  Ronel del Rio, the only Filipino chosen by the United Nations-Economic and Social Commission in the Asia Pacific (UN-ESCAP), joins six others  from other AP countries, ...
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Musashi University Professor Shares Disability Insights with NCDA

Musashi University Professor Shares Disability Insights with NCDA

Last minute, but productive chat.  Prior to her flight back home, Sociology Professor Naoko Takeda, Ph.D. from Musashi University, Tokyo Japan,  traded notes with  NCDA ED Carmen Reyes-Zubiaga (above right...
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Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Launches Inclusive Education Training Program

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Launches Inclusive Education Training Program

The conduct of the 4-day kickoff component of “Strengthening the Capacity to Implement Inclusive Development in the Philippines” a partnership program between the National Council on Disability Affairs, the Department...
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“e-PDAO Network” Launched

“e-PDAO Network” Launched

To seal the recently concluded ‘’Philippine Disability Affairs Office (PDAO) Congress”, held in Bayview Plaza Hotel on August 15-17, 2012, PDAO Officers/focal persons  signed the Manifesto of Commitment/”e-PDAO Network”, to...
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The Late Secretary Jesse Robredo’s TY Letter Touches NCDA

The Late Secretary Jesse Robredo’s TY Letter Touches NCDA

Popularly known as the “man of the masses” as was accorded to then President Magsaysay,  the late DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo was to the sector, a well loved “kasangga” and...
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Youth Ambassadors Rocel and Jene Boy Start  ‘AFS Year’ In America

Youth Ambassadors Rocel and Jene Boy Start ‘AFS Year’ In America

               2 Pinoy Scholars eagerly begin their Life-changing Year in Washington D.C.  Rocel Sison of the Philippine National School for the Blind and Jene Boy...
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NCDA Cheers London-bound RP Paralympics Team

NCDA Cheers London-bound RP Paralympics Team

Godspeed, RP Paralympics Team!   NCDA Executive Director Carmen Reyes-Zubiaga  leads well wishers in honoring and cheering the “Go for Gold RP Paralympics Team”in a dinner hosted by the Council at...
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Young PWD Leaders Launched as Rights Advocates

Young PWD Leaders Launched as Rights Advocates

To develop young leaders with disabilities as rights advocates,  NCDA Director Carmen Zubiaga’s instructions,  Abilympics Champs Virgie Rabino and Raphael Torralba  found their hands full, as Resource Speakers during the...
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Basic Things to Know About Tax Incentives for Private Entities Employing Persons with Disabilities

Basic Things to Know About Tax Incentives for Private Entities Employing Persons with Disabilities

Downloads:  BIR Regulations on Employing Persons with Disabilities p.1  BIR Regulations on Employing Persons with Disabilities P.2...
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The New Face of the COMELEC Website

Fresh from winning their “PWD-friendly Website” Award at the 34th NDPR Week, COMELEC  proudly launched their new website’s accessible features  last August 15, 2012, in support of the “Fully Abled...
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National 2000 Census Posted

Due to the many requests from agencies/entities, pending the release of the 2010 National Census results by the National Statistics Office (NSO), NCDA is posting the NSO 2000 Results, particularly...
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NCDA Joins the Country’s Grief Over Secretary Robredo’s Passing Away

NCDA Joins the Country’s Grief Over Secretary Robredo’s Passing Away

Every man’s champ. One with the Filipino people’s grief over his fatal accident, the Council laments the tragic loss of DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo, one of the well loved champions...
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