NEWS AND STORIES

The ACCELERATE Project Website

Quezon City, 5 May 2021 - The ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability has developed a website that houses policies, best practices, and tools to help local governments, businesses, and households shift to responsible and sustainable energy consumption.

2021 Galing Pook Awards Information Session

Quezon City, 4 May 2021 - Galing Pook invites you to an information session on the 2021 Galing Pook Awards on 06 May 2021, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM via Zoom.

Leonardia Expresses Support for Inter-LGU Travel Management System

Bacolod City, 30 March 2021 - Bacolod City Mayor Bing Leonardia took part in the launch of the Safe, Swift, and Smart Passage Travel Pass (S-Pass) on 26 March 2021 to express support for the one-stop, online system for travelers and local government units (LGUs) developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

Central Board of Assessment Appeals (CBAA) in a Nutshell

Quezon City, 30 March 2021 - An awareness video of available remedies on issues pertaining to the assessment and/or collection of real property taxes decided by the Local Board of Assessment Appeals (LBAA).

PNP Assures Local Execs of Transparency in Police Operations

PNP, 28 March 2021 - The Philippine National Police sought for wider areas of cooperation and coordination between the police and local governments as essential components of the criminal justice system.

Spanish Navy Training Ship Juan Sebastian Elcano in Cebu City

Cebu City, 23 March 2021 - LCP Chairman and Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella led the short welcome ceremony of the Spanish Navy Training Ship Juan Sebastian Elcano in Cebu City along with other key officials in Cebu and Hon. Amaya Fuentes Milani, Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of Spain and Col. Ricardo Pardo, Defense Attache.

Local Chief Execs to be part of Priority Group for Vaccination - IATF

Bacolod City, 18 March 2021 - The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has reclassified local chief executives (LCEs) as "essential workers" and will be included in the priority groups to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

League of Cities Celebrates Women's Month with Culminating Activity on Gender Project

Quezon City, 11 March 2021 - In time for the International Women's Month, a total of 96 cities, represented by 13 city mayors and 167 local government officers tuned in to 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," a two-year project implemented by the League of Cities of the Philippines and supported by the Embassy of Canada Philippines through the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives.

Statement of the LCP on the Killing of Calbayog City Mayor Ronaldo A

Quezon City, 8 March 2021 - The 146-strong League of Cities of the Philippines condemns in the strongest possible terms the brutal murder by ambush of Calbayog City Mayor Ronaldo P. Aquino on 08 March 2021. This cowardly act executed in broad daylight is a sobering call for vigilance and a cry for absolute peace and order.

Supporting the women's collective of Tangub City

Tangub City, 6 March 2021 - Known as the Christmas Symbol Capital of the Philippines, Tangub is a thriving city located in Misamis Occidental and is now becoming known for its notable programs on education and women's welfare. Led by City Mayor Jennifer Tan, Tangub City has demonstrated how recognizing women's involvement in community activities is vital in maintaining their active participation in the local government's programs.
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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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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