GAD-Related – Commission on Audit

COA joins the International Women’s Day Celebration

On March 8 every year, the United Nations (UN) celebrates International Women’s Day (IWD) to commemorate the achievements of women through the years since its official recognition in 1977. UN member countries around the world hold celebrations to recognize their women achievers. Under the theme: “Invest in Women, Accelerate Progress,” the Philippine Commission on […]

COA kicks off Women’s Month with emphasis on equality and inclusiveness

Officials and Employees of the Commission on Audit from the Central Office wear purple during the 2024 National Women’s Month opening program after the Flag Raising Ceremony on Monday, 04 March 2024. The Commission on Audit (COA) set the tone for the National Women’s Month (NWM) celebration with the formal launch held during the […]

COA’s men MOVE against gender-based violence

(from right) Commission on Audit (COA) Assistant Commissioner Fortunata M. Rubico, Director Michael R. Bacani, Assistant Commissioner Alexander B. Juliano and Department of Social Welfare and Development Director Ricky A. Bunao together with the men of the COA show the stop sign hand gesture as support to end gender-based violence during the nationwide launch […]

COA GFPS holds webinar on Safe Spaces Act (Bawal Bastos Law)

The Commission on Audit (COA) Committee on Protection of Women and Men Opposed to Violence Everywhere (MOVE) COA Central Office Chapter, both of the Gender and Development Focal Point System (GFPS), conducted a webinar via Cisco Webex on Republic Act (RA) No. 11313 or the Safe Spaces Act (Bawal Bastos Law) on 09 December […]

COA GFPS conducts briefing on GEWE Plan 2019-2025, enhanced GPBAIS

The Commission on Audit (COA) Gender and Development Focal Point System (GFPS) held a virtual briefing on the Gender Equality and Women Empowerment (GEWE) Pan 2019-2025, the enhanced Gender and Development (GAD) Plan, Budget, and Accomplishment Information System (GPBAIS), the status on the FY 2022 GPB of COA and other matters, via CISCO Webex application […]

COA officials attend international virtual Workshop on Women’s Empowerment for Productivity Gains

Commission on Audit (COA) officials participated in a three-day international virtual Workshop on Women’s Empowerment for Productivity Gains hosted by the Asian Productivity Organization Secretariat based in Tokyo, Japan on 22 to 24 June 2021. COA Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo authorized the attendance of Assistant Commissioner Fortunata M. Rubico and Director Sofia C. Gemora, Chairs […]

PCW Chairperson Sandy S. Montano pays courtesy call to COA Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo

Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) Chairperson Sandra S. Montano paid a courtesy call to Commission on Audit (COA) Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo on 2 June 2021. The COA Chairperson was joined by former Assistant Commissioner Lourdes M. Castillo, Gender and Development (GAD) Consultant, Assistant Commissioner Fortunata M. Rubico and Director Sofia C. Gemora, Chairpersons of […]

COA joins celebration of National Women’s Month highlighting women’s participation in battling COVID-19 pandemic

The Commission on Audit (COA) joined the celebration of National Women’s Month (NWM) which highlights women’s participation in battling the COVID 19 pandemic with the additional theme “Juana Laban sa Pandemya: Kaya.”  The theme adds another dimension in this year’s campaign to focus on gender issues that became more prominent during the pandemic and […]

COA gets 2018 GADtimpala Bronze award

text “The fruits of your labor will bear the fruits of your success.” – John Jones The Commission on Audit (COA) is now reaping the benefits of its hard work and commitment to Gender and Development (GAD) as COA has been officially declared as a Bronze awardee for the GADtimpala 2018 conferred by the Philippine […]

COA renews commitment to women empowerment in celebration of Women’s Month

The Commission on Audit (COA) renewed its commitment to women empowerment as the focus of the theme for the national celebration of Women’s Month: We Make Change Work for Women to highlight empowered women not only as active contributors but also claimholders of gender and development (GAD). The Philippine Commission on Women identified this theme […]