legislators confab puts premium on education and employment concerns
as subjects of legislation
By Philippine Information Agency (PIA 8)
January 24, 2012
TACLOBAN CITY – The
7th Visayas Island Conference of the Provincial Board Members League
of the Philippines on January 30 to February 1 will put premium on
education and employment programs as subject of legislation, Board
Member Henry A. Bacurnay, Jr., PBLP President, informed.
BM Bacurnay said that
this activity forms part of the major activities of PBMLP in
furtherance of the 21st National Convention theme, “Engaging the PBMLP
into the Mainstream of National Policy-Making Thru Thematic Concerns.”
Putting premium on
legislation-specific subjects such as Education and Employment is the
very essence of the PBMLP roadmap, BM Bacurnay added.
The 7th Visayas Island
Conference of the PBMLP which is set to be conducted at the Waterfront
Hotel and Casino in Lahug, Cebu City, will be attended by all
provincial board members from Western, Central and Eastern Visayas
The Conference proper
will be conducted on the first day, January 30, with Secretary Mar
Roxas of the Department of Transportation and Communication as the
Secretary Roxas, who
is the author of Republic Act 8759 otherwise known as the Public
Employment Service Office Act of 1999, will tackle the PESO as the
viable mechanism for local employment generation.
On the second day,
several important topics will be discussed by the prominent national
officials. DOLE Secretary Rosalinda D. Baldoz will present the thrusts
and programs of the Aquino Administration in the provincial government
Villanueva, TESDA Director General, will present the issue on
interfacing for skills building, livelihood and employment
generation: TESDA-Provincial Council Partnership.
Elizabeth Alonzo, president of PESO Philippines Federation will
discuss the topic The PESOs at the
Towards a Uniting Role in Local Employment Generation and Livelihood
presentor, Leyte Governor Carlos Jericho L. Petilla was invited to
discuss the topic Educational Institutions - Corporations Matching
Initiatives: Some insights from the Partner-Business Sectors.