- Abolishing the Economic Support Fund Council
- Executive Order No. 15
May 8, 1986
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 15
ABOLISHING THE ECONOMIC SUPPORT FUND COUNCIL AND TRANSFERRING ITS FUNCTIONS TO THE NATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
WHEREAS, there is need to avoid disruption of activities relating to the programming, project preparation and utilization of ESP proceeds; cdt
WHEREAS, there are prospects of increased economic assistance to the Philippine Government from the U.S. Government;
WHEREAS, the National Economic Development Authority has been coordinating the programming of official development assistance (ODA) from foreign sources except that the Economic Support Fund (ESF) which is being coordinated by a Council headed by the Minister of Human Settlements and supported by a Secretariat under the Office of the President;
WHEREAS, there is need to consolidate official development assistance coordination function into one governmental organization.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CORAZON C. AQUINO, President of the Republic of the Philippines, do hereby order and direct the following: cda
SECTION 1. The Economic Support Fund Council created under
SECTION 2. The powers, functions and duties of the Economic Support Fund Council is herein transferred to the National Economic and Development Authority. Subject to the approval of the President, the NEDA shall formulate policies on the uses of the Economic Support Fund for the implementation and execution by the Economic Support Fund Secretariat.
SECTION 3. The Economic Support Fund Secretariat created under
SECTION 4. The National Economic and Development Authority, in coordination with the Economic Support Fund Secretariat shall represent the Philippine Government in dealing with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) or any instrumentalities of the United States Government duly authorized to handle Economic Support Fund issues.
SECTION 5. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.
DONE in the City of Manila, this 8th day of May, in the year of Our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Six.
Published in the Official Gazette, Vol. 82 No. 19 page 2116 on May 12, 1986.