LGA News

August 10, 2016

Online LED Course Leads LGUs to ASEAN Integration

The Local Government Academy (LGA) and Local Governance Support Program for Local Economic Development (LGSP-LED) developed an online learning platform for LGUs to enhance their knowledge of local economic development (LED). Named LED4LGUs, the website focuses on strengthening local governments’ capacity to facilitate LED. . .

July 26, 2016

Japanese, Philippine LGUs look for shared solutions to local problems

MANILA, Philippines – On April 14 2016, a magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit Kyushu, the southwestern most of Japan’s main islands. Two days later, a magnitude 7 earthquake struck Kyushu again. Three years before, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake toppled buildings in Cebu and nearly levelled Bohol. . .

July 22, 2016

Local Officials Hit the Ground Running with Training Program

Because local government units (LGUs) are largely autonomous, their community’s success or failure is largely determined by their officials’ performance, so leaders need to be fully prepared to take on this responsibility.

June 07, 2016

LGA Prepares Newly Elected Officials (NEOs) for Good Governance

The LGA is set to implement the 2016 NEO program, a continuing capacity development program of the DILG designed and implemented for the new set of elected local officials. It aims to build strategic leaders who would steer their local governments in becoming competitive, efficient and responsive institutions for development...

June 06, 2016

DILG RO2 Connects, Converges, and Convenes with Development Partners

Tuguegarao City- The Department of the Interior and Local Government Regional Office 02 (DILG RO2) operationalizes its new banner and strategy, #R2GETHER or Region 2 Guarantees Every Task is Harmoniously done with Excellent Result through the conduct of a 3-in-1 activity dubbed: Connect, Converge, Convene on June 3, 2016 at Villa Blanca Hotel, Tuguegarao City.

April 25, 2016

DILG, LGA LAUNCH L!STONG PAMAYANAN AND L!STONG PAMILYANG PILIPINO

Clark, Pampanga – May alam, Maagap, Handang Handa. These words aptly describe what a basic unit of society need to avert the ill effects of disasters. And this is what the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is aiming to achieve in bringing disaster preparedness down to the level of families. Using the whole-of-government approach, the L!STO program has come full circle as the DILG and LGA roll out L!STONG Pamayanan and L!STONG Pamilyang Pilipino that focus on community and family level of preparedness...

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