Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo together with other guest speakers during the Public Accounting Summit Against Corruption held at the Diamond Hotel, Manila on 09 December 2019.
Former Assistant Commissioner Lourdes M. Castillo, now a gender and development (GAD) consultant of COA, and Director Fortunata M. Rubico, Chairperson of the COA GAD Focal Point System, join officials of the Philippine Commission on Women and delegates from Thailand’s Department of Women’s Affairs and Family Development and Budget Bureau during a study visit on gender responsive budgeting in the Philippines on 16 October 2019.
International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) Chair Ian Carruthers (center) with IPSASB representatives Ross Smith and David Watkins join COA officials and auditors after the Forum on International Public Sector Accounting Standards Updates on 10 October 2019.
Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo, Commissioner Jose A. Fabia, and Commissioner Roland C. Pondoc with other COA Officials receive the Bronze award for the GADtimpala 2018 conferred by the Philippine Commission on Women on 14 August 2019. The award recognizes COA’s significant contributions to gender equality and women empowerment especially in ensuring the judicious use of gender and development funds.
COA Officials and employees with the participants of the 11th Meeting of the Steering Committee of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Committee on Knowledge Sharing & Knowledge Service (KSC) held at Clark, Pampanga from 12-14 June 2019.
Officials of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines confer on COA Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo the degree of Doctor in Public Administration, honoris causa, on 23 April 2019.
Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo leads COA officials and employees during the groundbreaking ceremony of the Batangas Provincial Satellite Auditing Office on 23 April 2019.
Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo was the Guest of Honor at the 4th Founding Anniversary of the Philippine Coast Guard Logistics Systems Command on 23 April 2019.
Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo is conferred the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, by the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila Chairman of the Board of Regents, Dr. Benjamin I. Espiritu, and University President, Dr. Ma. Leonora V. De Jesus, during the university’s 51st Commencement Exercise held at the Philippine International Convention Center on 27 March 2019.
|(front row, from left) COA Commissioner Heidi L. Mendoza, Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima, Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Juliano-Soliman, COA Commissioner Jose A. Fabia and Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III at the Commission on Appointments (CA) on June 11, 2014. (back row, from left) Western Samar 1st District Rep. Mel Senen S. Sarmiento, Isabela 1st District Rep. Rodolfo T. Albano III, Cagayan De Oro 2nd District Rep. Rufus B. Rodriguez, CA Chairman Senator Franklin M. Drilon and Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje.|
The ad interim appointments of Commission on Audit (COA) Commissioners Heidi L. Mendoza and Jose A. Fabia were confirmed by the Commission on Appointments (CA) on June 11, 2014.
Chairperson Maria Gracia M. Pulido Tan introduces new COA
Commissioner Jose A. Fabia during the COA Salutes the Best program
on May 8, 2014..
The 115th anniversary celebration of the Commission on Audit (COA) ushered in a new Commissioner who stressed the importance of courage, among other values, in government service.
Newly-appointed Commissioner Jose A. Fabia was introduced by Chairperson Maria Gracia M. Pulido Tan to the COAns on May 8 during the “COA Salutes the Best” program of the week-long celebration.
Addressing the COA community for the first time, Commissioner Fabia said, “Many of our auditors in a daily basis are subjected to certain degree of influences, and to a certain extent, even harassment, and so all auditors must possess courage.”
The Commission on Audit (COA) welcomed this year’s Women’s Month Celebration with a special tribute on March 3, 2014 for fellow auditors who have died in the line of duty.
The program began with a heart-warming rendition of Fr. Manoling Francisco’s “Likhain Mo" sung by the COA Choir. COA Commissioner Heidi L. Mendoza then recited an original poem in commemoration of our dearly departed COAns:
…Dakila ang mahimlay sa pakikipaglaban
Kaysa manatiling kinikitil ng katiwalian
Sa bala nagtatapos ang akala ng ilan
Ang matuwid na buhay ay magpakailanman!
Commissioner Mendoza, together with Assistant Commissioner Lourdes M. Castillo, COA Gender and Development (GAD) Committee Chairperson, led the ground-breaking of the first-ever COA-GAD marker. “In this never-ending war against corruption, as in any war, there will be casualties and it is but fitting that we put up something to remember them by,” said Assistant Commissioner Arcadio B. Cuenco, Jr.