The Cooperative Development Authority calls on all cooperative leaders nationwide to join its officials and employees on August 26, 2015 in paying grand tribute for the late Senator Agapito “Butz” Aquino – the adored icon of the Philippine Cooperative Movement. A mass which will be officiated by Father Anton Pascual of Simabayanan ni Maria MPC shall jumpstart the whole-day event to be followed by tribute messages by selected CDA officials and cooperative leaders. The “tribute” program is the handiwork and jointly orchestrated by the CDA and Philippine Cooperative Center (PCC) in coordination with NAPC – Co-op Sector Council, National Cooperative Development Council (NCDC), League of Cooperative Development Officers of the Philippines (LCDOP) and the Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on Cooperatives (JCOCC). It will be recalled the late Senator served as one time Chairman of the PCC and NCDC.
A three-day Gender Sensitivity and Analysis Training for 30 personnel of the CDA across the country is conducted by the CDA in coordination with the Gender Equality Resource Center Philippines. The training-workshop is being held this July 13-15, 2015 at Ciudad Christia, San Mateo, Rizal.
Two days before the opening of the 3rd regular session of the 16th Congress on Monday (July 27, 2015), the Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on Cooperatives (JCOCC) holds the 7th roadshow on the Revised Implementing Rules and Regulation of RA 9520 at Zamboanga City -- dubbed as Asia's Latin City.
The Cooperative Centennial Committee is expressing its heartfelt gratitude to the cooperatives and its members, and organizations which share their contribution for the Celebration of Philippine Cooperative Centennial Year.
On July 10 -11, the CDA conducted the National Forum of Accredited Cooperative External Auditors in Subic, the first ever forum held since the Agency started its accreditation program. The CDA mustered around 500 public accountants and cooperative officers and accountants from all over the country despite inclement weather at that time.