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.

Butuan City Bags Grand Prize in Bloomberg's 2021 Global Mayors Challenge

Quezon City, 24 January 2022 - The League of Cities of the Philippines, together with the Liveable Cities Challenge Philippines, warmly congratulates the City of Butuan for its triumph in the Bloomberg Philanthropies 2021 Global Mayors Challenge. Butuan is one of the 15 winning cities that have bested over 600 applicants from around the globe, including the more than 100 cities and municipalities that submitted their application from the Philippines.

LCP President and Bacolod City Mayor Bing Leonardia Holiday Greetings

Bacolod City, 24 December 2021 - Holiday Greetings from LCP National President and Bacolod City Mayor Bing Leonardia.

LCP 71st Expanded National Executive Board Meeting

Pasay City, 26 November 2021 - LOOK. The League of Cities of the Philippines successfully concluded its first hybrid National Executive Board (NEB) Meeting yesterday, 25 November 2021, at the Mindanao Ballroom of Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Pasay City. LCP organized the meeting to discuss important issues surrounding the safe and sustainable opening of local economies. Invited resource speakers include DepEd Assistant Secretary Malcolm Garma and FDA Director-General Eric Domingo. They provided updates on the safe opening of schools and the status of administering booster shots.

PCCI 2021 Most Business-Friendly Cities

Quezon City, 21 November 2021 - The League of Cities of the Philippines congratulates the winners of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) 2021 Most Business-Friendly Cities.

LCP mourns the passing of LCP National Chairman and Cebu City Mayor Edgardo C. Labella

Quezon City, 19 November 2021 - The League of Cities of the Philippines mourns the passing of its LCP National Chairman and Cebu City Mayor Edgardo C. Labella.

Philippines Creative Cities Manifesto

Quezon City, 12 October 2021 - The Philippine Creative Cities Network (PCCN) initiative is a unified proponent for the importance of creativity in various aspects of nation-building. It was designed to improve the able representation of the country in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) and to harness the potential of the creative industries in facilitating economic recovery amidst the pandemic.

Revolutionizing Literacy in Santiago City

Zoom, 24 September 2021 - A revolution in literacy is taking place in the City of Santiago in Isabela under the leadership of Mayor Joseph Tan despite the suspension of face-to-face classes brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mayor Bing Leonardia interview with Kabayan Noli de Castro

Bacolod City, 23 September 2021 - On 21 September 2021, LCP National President and Bacolod City Mayor Bing Leonardia were interviewed by Kabayan Noli de Castro regarding the readiness of cities to implement the policy on alert levels system.
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.
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.