City of San Fernando: Towards people-centered governance through gender responsiveness

San Fernando City, La Union, 5 March 2021 - The City of San Fernando's distinct approach in promoting gender responsiveness in the city can be seen in the prioritization and institutionalization of policies and structures within the city government. Aligned with the people-centered governance of City Mayor Hermenigildo Gualberto, the city's accomplishments on gender and development (GAD) are continuously being expanded to respond to the needs of its citizens.

General Santos City: efficient data collection towards gender-responsiveness

General Santos City, 4 March 2021 - Collection of data has always been a big and challenging task for local governments. With the multitude of indicators and data sources, significant amount of time and resources are required to be able to analyze and put data into use in further improving the lives of people. The City of General Santos came up with a strategy for its efficient gender data collection.

Cities Discuss Good Practices in Maximizing Local Resources for Public Education

Quezon City, 3 March 2021 - City officials and public education stakeholders from the cities of Iloilo and Roxas tuned in to the presentations from Quezon City (QC) and San Fernando City, La Union recently to learn about allocating resources to support the implementation of the Department of Education's (DepEd) Basic-Education Learning Continuity Plan (BE-LCP).

Alaminos City's Barangay Health Worker Information System (BHWIS)

Alaminos City, 3 March 2021 - As Philippine cities are beginning to be threatened by COVID-19, the City of Alaminos was quick to act in ensuring that the city government is prepared in its response. From realigning funds to be allocated for the procurement of relief packs for the prioritized sectors, it was also able to monitor its population and the probable transmission of the virus particularly coming from returning residents and locally stranded individuals (LSIs).

Learning from Tagum City's transformative leadership in gender and development

Tagum City, 1 March 2021 - While other local governments struggle to convene their local Gender and Development (GAD) mechanisms, the City of Tagum has devised an effective way for its GAD Focal Point System (GFPS) to regularly assemble.

Quezon City: pioneer in promoting gender equality in local governance

Quezon City, 26 February 2021 - For many years now, the Quezon City Government has been paving the way for local governments in advocating for gender equality as translated in its policies and programs. Having established its Gender and Development (GAD) Office as early as 2001, the city has already been on a long journey towards improving the lives of its constituents across genders.

Congratulations Mayor Vico!

Quezon City, 25 February 2021 - The League of Cities of the Philippines is proud of Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto for being named one of the 12 International Anticorruption Champions by the U.S. State Department.

Congratulations Mayor Madel!

Quezon City, 25 February 2021 - The League of Cities of the Philippines congratulates LCP Representative for Region V and Iriga City Mayor Madel Alfelor for being elected the Co-President of the United Cities and Local Governments - Asia Pacific (UCLG-ASPAC)--a section of the largest organization of local governments and local government associations in the world--at the organization's Council Meeting held on Feb. 25.

Liveable Cities Challenge: Getting Cities Ready for the Vaccine

Zoom, 24 February 2021 - LOOK: LCP National President and Bacolod City Mayor Bing Leonardia; LCP PRO and Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez; LCP Vice-President and Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte; and Makati City Mayor Abby Binay presented their respective LGU vaccination plans at the Liveable Cities Challenge PH Labs session on "Getting Cities Ready for the Vaccine."

Closing Ceremony and Book and Video Launch

Quezon City, 24 February 2021 - In time for the 2021 National Women's Month Celebration, the League of Cities of the Philippines and the Embassy of Canada will be conducting the closing ceremony of the "Promoting Gender and Development (GAD) Advocacy in Philippine cities through Establishment and Strengthening of GAD Focal Point Systems (GFPS) Project," also known as the GFPS Project, on 9 March 2021.
Granting Authority to make Advance Payments for the Procurement of COVID-19 Vaccines
February 19, 2021
LOOK: Memorandum Order No. 51 signed by President Duterte granting the national government and local government units (LGUs) authority to make advance payments exceeding the 15\% limit for the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines.
The Advocate
January 15, 2021
The Q1-Q2 2020 issue of our official newsletter features the League's mid-year accomplishments including our response to COVID-19.
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.