Media launching kicks off "1st Visayas Cooperative TEAMshop" in Tacloban
Tacloban City (February 10) -- In order to kick-off and to drumbeat the holding of the 1st Visayas Cooperative TEAMshop on April 21-23, 2009 at the Tacloban Convention Center, a Media Launching will be conducted on February 12, at about 8:30 in the morning at the Cooperative Development Authority Tacloban Extension Office, CDA Administrator for Visayas and concurrent Regional Director Segfredo O. Buagas informed.
The kick-off activity will start with a motorcade along the major thoroughfares of Tacloban City, followed by a press conference.
The Press Conference will be attended by the CDA Regional Directors and Regional Cooperative Development Councils of Regions 6, 7 and 8, together with other guests and visitors.
The holding of the 1st Visayas Cooperative TEAMshop is being hosted by the Regional Cooperative Development Council 8, in coordination with the Cooperative Development Authority and the Local Government of Tacloban City.
The theme for this activity, where in no less than President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has been invited, is "One Visayas, One Coop Movement: Together Everyone Achieves More."
The TEAMshop highlights the major role that cooperatives in the Visayas play in achieving economic development by global competitiveness under a regulated environment.
Dr. Luisito Quitalig, chairman of the Regional Cooperative Council 8, informed that the organizers have invited renowned speakers who are experts in their fields, to lecture on the various topics during the TEAMshop.
Among the topics are Supervision and Regulation, Cooperative Justice System in Settling Disputes, Cooperative Taxation, Cooperative Development Council and Current Cooperative Programs, Dr. Quitalig added. (PIA 8) [top]