LCP Statement on President Duterte tough postion against Local Officials involved in Illegal Drugs


By Mayor Edgardo D. Pamintuan
January 12, 2017 - Quezon City


The League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) expresses its full support to the tough position of President Rodrigo Duterte against local officials involved in illegal drugs, which he articulated during a meeting with the country’s mayors yesterday (January 11, 2017) in Malacanang.

 

We, at the LCP leadership believe that it is absolutely unacceptable for local officials to be into illegal drugs in any way, as user, protector or dealer. Local officials, particularly mayors, should in fact be at the forefront of the war against illegal drugs.

 

We subscribe with the President’s position that any mayor or local official involved in any activity related to drugs should be dealt with the full force of the law.

 

The LCP will not condone and will even help prosecute any of it members who are into drugs. Those who may be in the President’s list should immediately clear themselves or face the consequences that the President has stressed on during his meeting with the mayors.

 

We call on all our members to be pro-active in eradicating the menace in their respective areas, even as the LCP commits to implement its own program towards freeing our communities of drugs

Mayor Edgardo D. Pamintuan
Angeles City
LCP National President
 

Guangzhou Award for Urban Innovation and WRI Ross Prize for Cities
February 23, 2018
Call for Submissions for the Guangzhou Award for Urban Innovation (Guangzhou Award) and WRI Ross Prize for Cities
U.P. National Center for Transportation Studies (U.P. NCTS) Schedule of 2018 Training Programs
January 29, 2018
The UP National Center for Transportation Studies (U.P. NCTS) is cordially inviting participants from the government and private sectors involved in transportation and related functions to join their training programs for the Year 2018.
 MEMO
14TH CBMS- Philippines National Conference on 5-7 March 2018 at Novotel Manila Areneta Center
January 30, 2018
The 14th Community Based Monitoring System (CBMS) - Philippine National Conference will be held on March 5-7, 2018, 8:00AM - 6:00PM at Novotel Manila Araneta Center, Quezon City. The three-day conference will gather partners and stakeholders from national and local government units, non-government organizations, and academic and development partner agencies to discuss good practices and strategies for various challenges in local planning and budgeting, poverty monitoring, disaster-risk reduction management and climate change adaptation and impact-monitoring through the use of the CBMS.
7th Eco Forum 2017: Making Cities More Livable 2nd Series
April 11, 2017
The Bridging Leaders for Sustainable Development (BLSD) and BLSD-Governance and Leadership Institute (BLSD-GLI) in partnership with other stakeholders is inviting LCP member cities to participate in its upcoming 7th Eco Forum 2017 on May 25-27, 2017 at Boracay Eco Village Resort and Convention Center, Boracay, Malay, Aklan.
 FEATURE CITY