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The Advocate

Quezon City, 16 October 2020 - The Q1-Q2 2020 issue of our official newsletter features the League's mid-year accomplishments including our response to COVID-19.

Urban Resilience Investment Forum 2020

Quezon City, 15 October 2020 - Implementing the #climate ambition remains a challenge for #cities, including accessing funding for their climate action plans during #COVID19. Join UN-Habitat Philippines, Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development, and Climate Change Commission PH on 30 Oct at 3PM in a virtual event to discuss opportunities for city-level climate-related finance.

LCP President and Bacolod City Mayor Bing Leonardia on the Transition Plan of the SC Mandanas Ruling

Bacolod City, 12 October 2020 - WATCH: LCP National President and Bacolod City Mayor Bing Leonardia presents his reaction to the presentations at the DILG-LGA event called "Philippine Local Governance Reimagined." The mayor highlights the importance of building the capacities of LGUs and giving enough time to prepare and transition to full devolution since cities are not created equal.

Vigan City Mayor Carlo Medina on Ongoing Efforts to Jumpstart Local Economy

Vigan City, 5 October 2020 - WATCH: Full speech of Vigan City Mayor Carlo Medina where he shares ongoing efforts to jumpstart local economy and tourism, such as piloting a tourism circuit in selected sites in Region 1 and Baguio City.

#UrbanResilienceActions During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

Quezon City, 29 September 2020 - LOOK: Together with the UN-Habitat Philippines and Climate Change Commission of the Philippines, the League co-organized the "#UrbanResilienceActions During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic" on 29 September 2020 to discuss how cities are acting and/or planning the implementation of their climate change actions during and after the #COVID19 pandemic.

U.S. ICT Solutions in Managing COVID-19

Quezon City, 28 September 2020 - "There is no doubt that smart city development will dominate the local governance agenda in the months ahead and in the years to come. With a global health crisis that requires efficient, surgical actions at the local level, technologies such as those offered by our friends from the U.S. private sector will help keep track of future COVID-19 outbreaks, mitigate the impacts of lockdowns to our residents, sustain operations in city halls, and revive businesses and local economies."

Makati City Mayor Abby Binay for winning a seat at the ICLEI SEA Regional Executive Committee

Quezon City, 28 September 2020 - The League of Cities of the Philippines congratulates Makati City Mayor Abby Binay for winning a seat at the ICLEI Southeast Asia Regional Executive Committee.

Cauayan City Mayor Bernard Dy joins the "Light It Forward Challenge"

Cauayan City, 25 September 2020 - WATCH: LCP Focal Mayor for Infrastructure Development and Cauayan City Mayor Bernard Dy joins the "Light It Forward Challenge" initiated by the Liter of Light Foundation. The challenge promotes the use of readily available and eco-friendly materials to provide solar lighting to low-income families without access to electricity.

League of Cities of the Philippines, MSD advocate for vaccine confidence amid new normal

Quezon City, 25 September 2020 - Next to clean water, vaccination is the second most successful health intervention in history known to greatly reduce the burden of infectious disease. Vaccination is crucial in paving the way for a community to be protected from vaccine-preventable diseases. Recently, COVID-19 disrupted not just businesses and schools but also the delivery of basic health services such as vaccination. Since the government placed majority of the communities under community quarantine, routine immunizations were put on hold.

DepEd Bicol and Western Visayas Share Progress on Blended Learning Preps

Quezon City, 24 September 2020 - The League initiated another online dialogue with the directors of the Department of Education (DepEd) in Bicol and Western Visayas to discuss the implementation progress of the DepEd's Basic Education - Learning Continuity Plan (BE-LCP) for the upcoming school year.
The Advocate
October 16, 2020
The Q1-Q2 2020 issue of our official newsletter features the League's mid-year accomplishments including our response to COVID-19.
Philippine Cities Local Issuance on COVID-19
March 18, 2020
Philippine Cities Local Issuance on COVID-19
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BAKUNADO, PROTEKTADO: Restoring Vaccine Confidence in Cities
September 9, 2020
The League of Cities of the Philippines, in partnership with MSD Philippines, is pleased to invite you, your City Health Officer, or your Local Health Board members to a webinar entitled: BAKUNADO, PROTEKTADO: Restoring Vaccine Confidence in Cities. This will be held on 18 September 2020 at 1:00-2:30PM via Zoom.
Save the Date: Liveable Cities Labs Session on the Value and Use of Data for Managing LGUs
August 25, 2020
I am inviting city mayors and LGU officers to support the Liveable Cities Labs co-organized by the LCP by attending the fourth webinar of the online series entitled Data Analytics 101: The Value and Use of Data for Managing LGUs on 02 September 2020 (Wednesday) from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
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