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(NAR) VOL. 20 NO.2 / APRIL - JUNE 2009

[ OP EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 789, March 30, 2009 ]


WHEREAS, Executive Order (E.O.) 376 s. 1989 signed by former President Corazon C. Aquino, as amended by E.O. 93, s. 1993 signed by President Fidel V. Ramos, established the Regional Project Monitoring and Evaluation System (RPMES) to expedite project implementation;

WHEREAS, E.O. 564 s. 2006 and 564-A s. 2007 redefined and restructured the RPMES into the Project Performance Monitoring and Evaluation (Pro-Performance) System in order to ensure the diligent delivery of government projects within the purview of good governance and transparency;

WHEREAS, the Pro-Performance System (PPS) was lodged in the Presidential Management Staff (PMS) as it can, independently of implementing agencies, monitor and provide timely and proactive information on needed actions to ensure the timely completion of priority programs and projects;

WHEREAS, implementing agencies have contingency funds which can be used to conduct appropriate facilitative and advocacy campaigns, and other related activities;

WHEREAS, there is a need to enhance the mechanisms of the PPS to enable it pursue its objectives more effectively;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, GLORIA M . ARROYO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby order:

SECTION 1. Objectives. The PPS is an integrated monitoring system established to facilitate, evaluate and advocate; and to strategically monitor the implementation of the President’s priority programs and projects. As such, this function shall form part of the mandate of the PMS. Specifically, the PPS shall have the following objectives:

a ) To provide independent and up-to-date constructive information on the status of project implementation based on physical development performance and quality, financial performance and timeliness, and identify areas, issues and concerns that need to be addressed by lead implementing agencies and/or project management offices;

b) To reinforce public-private partnership and collaboration in the monitoring of government programs and projects;

c) To provide information as appropriate to the Presidential Anti-Graft Commission for the latter’s action;

d) To ensure public awareness and participation through information campaign and advocacy program.

SECTION 2. Coverage. The PPS shall monitor the priority programs and projects of the President, such as, but not limited to the projects committed through the State of the Nation Address, major infrastructure projects, health and education programs, regardless of fund source.

SECTION 3. Organizational Structure. The PPS shall be implemented by a Steering Committee (SC) composed of the following:

Chair -
private sector representative
Co-Chairman -
Secretary, PMS
Members -
representative, business sector

representative, civil society sector

representative, academe

representative, youth sector

representative, mass media

representative, religious sector
  representative, local government sector
  representative, international development organizations
  representative, national government (advocacy group)

Provided that: the President may reorganize the PPS-SC and shall designate its Chair from among the private sector representatives as well as from other members of the PPS-SC. The President may likewise include in the PPS-SC membership such representatives from other sectors as may be necessary.

SECTION 4. Meetings. The PPS-SC shall convene every first Wednesday of the month, while the President shall convene the PPS-SC on a quarterly basis. The PPS-SC Chair, Co-Chair and members shall be entitled to Ten Thousand Pesos (P10,000.00) honorarium per meeting.

SECTION 5. Organization Support. The following groups/bodies are directed to provide the necessary support and assistance to the PPS-SC.

a) Technical and Secretariat Support - The PMS shall provide technical and secretariat support to the PPS-SC.

b) Advocacy Support - All government television and radio networks shall allot air time for purposes of communicating the status of all projects, including televised bidding of all departments.

c) Inter-Agency Support - All departments, agencies and bureaus, offices and instrumentalities, are likewise enjoined to extend full assistance and cooperation, and to provide necessary relevant and timely information to the PPS-SC.

SECTION 6. Reports. The PPS-SC shall submit to the President through the PMS monthly project evaluation reports with photo-documentation.

SECTION 7. Funding. To enable the PPS-SC and its Secretariat to effectively perform its mandate, an operations budget of Ten Million Pesos (P10,000,000.00) shall be provided by the Department of Budget and Management from sources as it may identify.

The PPS-SC operations budget, which shall be managed by the PPS-SC Secretariat, shall cover capital outlay and operational expenses of the PPS, including the provision of monitoring, evaluation and fact-finding budget.

The PPS-SC shall have the authority to require the implementing agencies to conduct and fund from their respective contingency funds the appropriate facilitative and advocacy campaigns and other related activities to promote public awareness and generate stakeholder support for the President’s priority programs and projects, subject to pertinent laws, issuances and accounting and auditing rules and regulations.

SECTION 8. Repealing Clause. All orders, issuances, rules and regulations or parts thereof inconsistent with this E.O. are hereby revoked or modified accordingly.

SECTION 9. Effectivity.

This E.O. shall take effect immediately.

Adopted: 30 March 2009

President of the Philippines        


Executive Secretary

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