NEWS AND STORIES

LCP Statement on the Killing of Former Lamitan City Mayor Rose Furigay

Quezon City, 24 July 2022 - The 146-strong League of Cities of the Philippines condemns in the strongest possible terms the brutal murder of former Lamitan City Mayor, Rosita U. Furigay. This cowardly act executed in broad daylight is a sobering call for vigilance and a cry for restoring peace and order.

LCP gears towards capacity development of newly elected mayors

Quezon City, 28 June 2022 - On 07 and 08 June 2022, the League of Cities of the Philippines, led by Executive Director Ma. Veronica C. Hitosis successfully held a series of meetings with partners from the Liveable Cities Philippines and the Local Government Academy (LGA) to discuss plans to capacitate the newly elected city mayors as they embark on their journey in local governance in the next three years.

Happy Independence Day!

Quezon City, 12 June 2022 - "Only he is truly patriot who, whatever his post, high or low, tries to do the greatest possible good to his countrymen" - Apolinario Mabini

LCP Recognized Mayors' Achievement

Pasay City, 7 June 2022 - City mayors gathered on Thursday, June 2nd, at the Manila Ballroom of Marriott Hotel Manila during the League of Cities of the Philippines' (LCP) Special General Assembly to celebrate the significant contributions of city mayors over the past three years. LCP National President and Bacolod City Mayor Bing Leonardia presided over the meeting.

Legazpi City commits to designing education services for the benefit of all

Legazpi City, 20 May 2022 - City Mayor and Albay Governor-elect Noel Rosal expressed his gratitude to local stakeholders for their continued commitment to quality education delivery for all during the second Education Sector Mechanism Workshop on 28 to 29 April 2022 held at the Marison Hotel in Legazpi City.

Tabaco City beefs up education services through multi-stakeholder partnerships

Tabaco City, 17 May 2022 - City Mayor Krisel Lagman-Luistro emphasized the importance of partnerships in education service delivery during the third Education Sector Mechanism Workshop held last 26 to 27 April 2022 at the Facade Hotel, Tabaco City.

VNG Partners Hold Successful Mission in Manila

Quezon City, 6 May 2022 - LCP and VNG International met with the DENR-EMB Solid Waste Management Division OIC Chief Juvinia P. Serafin, Metro Clark Waste Corporation Executive Vice President Vicky Gaetos, Dutch Embassy in the Philippines Deputy Head of Mission Pieter Terpstra, Manila Bay Coordinating Office Executive Director Mr. Jacob F. Meimban Jr, NEDA Undersecretary Roderick Planta, and DILG Undersecretary Marlo Iringan to discuss updates and the roles of cities on the implementation of the Manila Bay Sustainable Development Masterplan (MBSDMP).

LCP meets with Bataan LCEs for a stronger collaboration on SWM

Balanga City, 6 May 2022 - Representatives from the League of Cities of the Philippines Secretariat, led by its Executive Director, Ms. Ma. Veronica Hitosis and partners from the VNG International, headed by Ms. Irene Oostveen, the Project Manager of the DEALS Programme or the Governance of Inclusive Green Growth in Cities, met with Bataan Governor Albert Garcia, LCP Vice President for Luzon & Balanga City Mayor Francis Anthony S. Garcia and select local chief executives on 20 April 2022 at The Bunker at the Capitol to cement their commitment for a stronger collaboration on improving solid waste management in the province.

LCP participates in the 9th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) side event

Quezon City, 22 April 2022 - the Philippines' Voluntary Subnational Review (VSR)team, headed by LCP Executive Director Veronica Hitosis, participated in the 9th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development side event. The APFSD is an annual and inclusive intergovernmental forum and a regional platform that supports the 2030 Agenda. The side event was organized by the United Cities and Local Governments Asia Pacific (UCLG ASPAC), together with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) with the theme "Bridging the Gap: Experience of Subnational Government in Reporting and Monitoring SDGs Achievement." The program had separate panel discussions on Voluntary Subnational Review (VSR) and Voluntary Local Review (VLR).

(Ci-Cap) Project to complement the Iloilo city effort's in improving education system

Iloilo City, 31 March 2022 - Representatives from the League of Cities of the Philippines Secretariat, headed by its Executive Director Ms. Veronica Hitosis and the Education Governance Manager of The Asia Foundation, Mr. Quintin Atienza met with Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Trenas last 29 March 2022 to discuss the Year 3 activities of the Cities System Capacity Development (Ci-Cap) Project to complement the city's efforts in improving its education system for all Ilonggos and support the city's vision of becoming a top highly urbanized city in 2028 while also championing education, particularly at the primary level.
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.
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Appeal for coordinated assistance to affected cities of Typhoon Quinta, Rolly, and Ulysses
November 16, 2020
The unprecedented landfall of three (3) tropical storms in three weeks or from October 25 to November 11 in the country has greatly affected our cities from Luzon. Based on the available Situational Reports from the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC), a total of 64 cities have been affected by Typhoon Quinta, Rolly, and Ulysses.
Roundtable Consultation on Metropolitan Transport with Clean Air Asia
October 22, 2020
We invite you to an online consultation with Clean Air Asia on 27 October 2020 (Tuesday), from 2:30 to 6:15 p.m., to deepen the conversation on the importance of establishing and reorganizing transport authorities and executives.
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