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Presentation about the National Council on Disability Affairs

  1. 1.  LEGAL BASES Executive Order No. 33 (2011) – Transferring the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) from the Office of the President (OP) to the Department of Social Welfare and Development Executive Order No. 709 (2008) - Redefining the Functions and Organizational Structure of the National Council for the Welfare of Disabled Persons which is renamed as the National Council on Disability Affairs and Attached to the Office of the President, and Amending for the Purpose Executive Order 676 (2007) and Executive Order 232 (1987)
  2. 2.  ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE Office of the Chairperson Office of the Executive Director Finance and Administrative Division Programs Management Division Information, Education and Communication Division Technical Cooperation Division
  3. 3.  Powers and Functions To formulate policies and propose legislations concerning the rights and well being of persons with disabilities, and lead in the implementation of programs and services concerning the same To conduct consultative meetings and prepare symposia with all stakeholders, and undertake program evaluation and monitoring to ensure that comprehensive, relevant and timely programs and services are adequate accessible to persons with disabilities
  4. 4.  Powers and Functions To conduct researches and studies relevant to formulated policies to promote and enhance at all levels the rights of persons with disabilities To establish, develop and maintain a data bank on disability in partnership with concerned government agencies and non-government organizations and strengthen the referral services to ensure availability of data to stakeholders and services to PWDs including provision of assistive devices
  5. 5.  Powers and Functions To establish and maintain linkages and networking with local and international organizations, including organizations of and for PWDs to generate resources and to maximize utilization of existing resources and for purposes of convergence To serve as the national working body to promote and monitor implementation of national laws and international commitments
  6. 6.  Composition Governing Board o Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) o Department of Health (DOH) o Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) o Department of Education o Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) o Department of Trade and industry (DTI) o Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) o Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) o Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) o Department of Justice (DOJ) o Philippine Information Agency (PIA) o Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)
  7. 7.  Composition Governing Board o Six (6) private individuals, including Two (2) representatives from non government organizations with national network on persons with disabilities Two (2) persons with disabilities representing legitimate organizations of persons with disabilities Two (2) representatives from civic groups and cause-oriented organizations concerned with the welfare of persons with disabilities o All six (6) shall be appointed by the President upon the favorable recommendation of the Chairperson o The Secretary of the DSWD shall be the ex-officio Chairperson of the Council (EO 33)
  8. 8.  Composition Executive Committee & Sub-Committees o The Executive Committee is composed of the eight (8) Sub- Committee Chairpersons and a person with a disability who is a regular member of the Board chosen by the Chairperson. o The Executive Committee resolves policy issues or program recommendations before presentation to the Board. o The Executive Committee is chaired by the Board Chairperson.
  9. 9.  Composition Sub-Committees o Sub-Committee on Accessibility on Built Environment and Transportation – chaired by the DPWH o Sub-Committee on Training, Employment and Livelihood – DOLE o Sub-Committee on Auxiliary Social Services – DSWD o Sub-Committee on Health – DOH o Sub-Committee on Information, Communications and Technology – DOTC o Sub-Committee on Advocacy – PIA o Sub-Committee on Education – DepEd o Sub-Committee on International Disability Network – DFA
  10. 10.  Composition Secretariat o The Board shall have a Secretariat which will provide the machinery to coordinate functions, organize services, monitor policies and plans and evaluate the implementation of programs and services for persons with disabilities as may be required by the Board in the exercise of its functions. o The Secretariat shall be headed by an Executive Director, who shall be appointed by the Chairperson upon the favorable recommendation of the Board. The Chairperson shall also appoint the other officers and staff of the Secretariat upon the favorable recommendation of the Board.
  11. 11.  Composition Secretariat o The main Divisions of the Secretariat Office of the Executive Director (OED) Finance and Administrative Division (FAD) Programs Management Division (PMD) Information, Education and Communication Division (IECD) Technical Cooperation Division (TCD)
  12. 12.  Composition oOffice of the Executive Director (OED) Provides the over-all direction, supervision and coordination to all the Divisions of the Council (Secretariat) oFinance and Administrative Division (FAD) Plans, directs, coordinates, controls and provides various administrative and financial services for the Council o Programs Management Division (PMD) Plans, develops (including pilot-testing), monitors and evaluates programs and projects relevant to disability
  13. 13.  Composition oInformation, Education and Communication Division (IECD) Plans, develops, implements and evaluates various information, education, and communication programs in support of the Council’s programs and projects including those of its partner-agencies oTechnical Cooperation Division (TCD) Plans, establishes, maintains and evaluates linkages and networking and resource exchange with international bodies; takes charge of the Council’s website
  14. 14.  Thrusts and Directions for 2012 oProvides technical assistance and capacity building activities to duty bearers and claimholders in the implementation of the UN Convention on the rights of PWDs and other domestic laws using the human-rights based approach oDevelops and undertakes ICT activities to establish an information system that will enable PWDs to have access to information
  15. 15.  Thrusts and Directions for 2012 oMonitors and assesses the implementation of the national and international mandates on disability like the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and National Human Rights Action Plan (NHRAP) Republic Act No. 9442, 1% budgetary allocation for PWDs and Older Persons as per the General Appropriation Act (GAA), etc.
  16. 16.  Thrusts and Directions for 2012 oPromotes the institutionalization of Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR) and Non-Handicapping Environment (NHE) oStrengthens database on disability for policy formulation and program development oSets-up livelihood projects and distribute assistive devices in partnership with concerned GOs, NGOs and POs
  17. 17.  Thrusts and Directions for 2012 oUndertakes research as basis for enhancement of policies to address the emerging needs of PWDs oCapacitates NCDA personnel thru attendance to local and international conferences, trainings and other forms of human resource development to effectively represent the agency in all its commitments oAcquires new technology equipment and facilities to enhance program development of the agency
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