LGA News

May 24, 2019

LGA opens its door for collaborative engagements

LGA sets its sight in effectively marketing and communicating the value proposition of its programs to get the needed support in managing and implementing them. Understanding that the organization cannot cater to every capacity development needs of local governments, one of the LGA’s main strategies is strengthening partnerships for a wider reach of its capacity building services to clients.

May 02, 2019

LGA execom briefs SILG on the Newly Elected Officials (NEO) program

QUEZON CITY -The Local Government Academy (LGA) Executive Committee, spearheaded by Executive Director Thelma T. Vecina engaged in a dialogue with the Secretary of the Interior and Local Government (SILG) Eduardo Año last May 02, 2019 at the DILG-NAPOLCOM Center.

April 24, 2019

DILG, LGA gear up for the newly elected officials

With the upcoming 2019 local election, the country is set to welcome a new batch of Newly-Elected Officials (NEOs). These NEOs are expected to spearhead local development, autonomy and empowerment.

April 23, 2019

Commitments Renewed at the 2019 LoGoTRI-PhilNet General Assembly

PASIG CITY – Even a strong earthquake a day before the event did not stop representatives from various local resource institutions (LRIs) in attending the 2019 General Assembly of the Local Governance and Training and Research Institute – Philippines Network (LoGoTRI-PhilNet). Coming from different parts of the country and equipped with varying degrees of expertise, yet sharing the same levels of advocacy and passion, the LRIs are one in advancing the network’s vision of promoting excellence in local governance.

March 20, 2019

LGA relaunches the Operation L!STO manual as a comprehensive and integrated approach to disaster preparedness

Manila, Philippines – The Local Government Academy (LGA) has come up with an enhanced version of the Operation L!STO disaster preparedness manual that provides set of minimum progressive response actions before, during and after the typhoon. This is the third version of the Operation L!STO manuals which consolidates the Checklist of Early Preparedness Actions for Mayors, Checklist of Minimum Critical Preparedness Actions for Mayors and Checklist for City/Municipal Local Government Operations Officers, Chief of Police and Fire Marshalls into one reference material.

March 04, 2019

LGA, OCD extend support to Pasig City RED Training Center

Manila, Philippines – The City Government of Pasig, Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and Local Government Academy (LGA) signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) in support of the Rescue Emergency Disaster (RED) Training Center. The RED Training Center is a learning institution established by the city government to fulfill its vision of creating an empowered and resilient community and ensuring emergency and disaster preparedness to address the good and responsive governance needs of the community.

February 27, 2019

3rd CapDev ACE Gabi ng Parangal: A Celebration of and an Invitation for Outstanding Public Service

It was the most awaited night of the year. The ballroom was filled with excitement and anticipation as men and women clad in barong tagalog and Filipiniana await the announcement of this year’s CapDev ACE awardees. It was a special night indeed and who would not want to be in the venue to once again witness an individual and a team’s dream become a reality--to be recognized for their hard work and be in the roster of the best in the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

February 18, 2019

DILG, LGA push for higher standards in human resource management

MANILA, Philippines – Building on the numerous efforts that the DILG has embarked on in strengthening its internal governance capacity, the Local Government Academy (LGA), in collaboration with the human resource (HR) units of the department is conducting a planning activity entitled “Crafting A DILG Roadmap in Support of PRIME-HRM: Towards Strategic and Integrated HRMD in DILG”.

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