On the 16th of December 2020, President Rodrigo R. Duterte approved the law declaring the month of October of every year as the “National Cooperative Month”.
Republic Act 11502 calls for the conduct of activities and programs that promote the principles and values of cooperatives and encourage cooperative movement by the CDA in consultation with the cooperative sector.
This Act is a consolidation of HB No. 5422 and SB No 1807 passed by the House of the Representatives and Senate of Philippines, respectively.
A copy of the said law can be downloaded HERE.