Empowerment, addressing issues on land and IPs are CORDS XII’s priorities

TUPI, South Cotabato – Secretary Isidro S. Lapeña, Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS) for SOCCSKSARGEN Region and concurrent Director-General of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), calls for immediate actions on the concerns of the Indigenous Peoples (IPs), particularly on land conflicts and on their vulnerabilities to the influence and continue reading : Empowerment, addressing issues on land and IPs are CORDS XII’s priorities

Assistance to the needy – Best way to counter terrorism: Sec Lapeña

KORONADAL CITY, 08 May 2020 – The best way to counter terrorism is to provide the poor their most needed assistance, according to Secretary Isidro Lapeña. Lapeña, the Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS)  told members of the Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC-12)  that the “best way to continue reading : Assistance to the needy – Best way to counter terrorism: Sec Lapeña