Last modified on July 13, 2022
THE NEDA BOARD EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (ExCom)
The NEDA Board ExCom was reactivated and reorganized by virtue of Administrative Order (AO) No. 8, s. 2017 (Rationalizing the Composition of the National Economic and Development Authority Board, the NEDA Board ExCom, and the Investment Coordination Committee [ICC]).
The powers and functions of the NEDA Board ExCom are as follows:
- Provide policy direction and resolve policy issues involving few agencies or a specific socioeconomic sector, without the necessity of convening the entire NEDA Board, and in accordance with existing laws, rules and regulations;
- Approve development plans and programs consistent with the policies set by the President of the Philippines; and
- Confirm ICC-approved projects which are classified as extremely urgent by the ICC.
The NEDA Board ExCom is composed of the President as the Chairperson, the Secretary of NEDA as Vice-Chairperson, with the following as members: the Executive Secretary, Secretary of Finance and Secretary of Budget and Management.
THE NEDA BOARD
The NEDA is the country’s premier socioeconomic development planning and policy coordinating body primarily responsible for formulating continuing, coordinated and fully integrated social and economic policies, plans, and programs. The powers and functions of the NEDA reside in the NEDA Board.
Under Executive Order No. 230 (Reorganizing the NEDA), the President may revise the membership of the NEDA Board whenever the same is deemed necessary for the effective performance of the Board’s functions through an administrative or memorandum order. Pursuant to the said provision, the membership of the NEDA Board has been repeatedly amended throughout different administrations.
On October 20, 2017, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte issued Administrative Order No. 8, s. 2017, reconstituting the NEDA Board. The Secretary of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development was added as a NEDA Board member pursuant to Republic Act (RA) No. 11201, which was signed into law on February 14, 2019. The present NEDA Board is composed of the following:
President of the Philippines
Office of the President (OP)
Department of Budget and Management (DBM)
Department of Energy (DOE)
Department of Finance (DOF)
Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD)
Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)
Department of Transportation (DOTr)
Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA)
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)
Further, Section 34, Article VII of RA 11054 (Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) provides that the Bangsamoro Chief Minister shall be an ex officio member of the NEDA Board on matters concerning the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region.
Under Section 3 of Executive Order No. 1, s. 2022 (Reorganizing the Office of the President including the immediate offices and agencies under or attached to it, and the common staff support system; abolishing the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission and the Office of the Cabinet Secretary), the Office of the Cabinet Secretary is hereby abolished. The existing Cabinet Secretariat shall be placed under the direct control and supervision of the Presidential Management Staff.
The Cabinet Secretariat, in coordination with the Executive Secretary, shall assist the President in the establishment of agenda topics for Cabinet deliberations, or facilitate the discussion of cabinet meetings.
Cabinet-level Interagency Committees
Source: Legal Staff