The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is pleased to invite GAD Focal Point System Members and Budget Officers (maximum of two participants per agency) of national government agencies (NGAs),  attached agencies, bureaus, state universities and colleges (SUCs) and government-owned-and-controlled corporations (GOCCs) to attend the 2019 National GAD Budget Forum on September 6, 2019 (8:00 AM -5:00 PM) at Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) Multipurpose Hall, 6th Floor, Tower 1, Double Dragon Plaza, DD Meridian Park, Macapagal Avenue, corner EDSA, Pasay City.

The GAD Budget Forum will discuss and level-off concerns on the GAD Plan and Budget preparation, submission and endorsement following the issuance of PCW Memorandum Circular 2019-02: Preparation and Online Submission of Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Gender and Development (GAD) Plans and Budgets on August 1, 2019. The forum will also discuss and explain the process of formulation of GAD Agenda and the use of HGDG attribution to the GAD Budget.