NEWS AND STORIES

2017 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) Awards

Manila, 18 August 2017 - LCP warmly congratulates the winners of the 2017 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) Awards held yesterday 16 August 2017 at the PICC, Pasay City. The event was organized by the Department of Trade and Industry in partnership with the National Competitiveness Council, USAID, and Globe.

2017 ASEAN Mayors Forum: Moving forward together for a greater sense of community

Quezon City, 15 August 2017 - As the primary voice of cities, the League of Cities of the Philippines aims to work closely with the DFA and DILG to ensure that local governments in the Philippines will incorporate the three pillars of the ASEAN Community in their development plans.

3rd ASEAN Mayors Forum 2017 Highlights

Taguig City, 28 July 2017 - It rained insights and fruitful discussions during the 3rd ASEAN Mayors Forum, hosted by the City of Taguig. Let's look back at what transpired in the two-day forum that promoted cross-border interactions between local governments in the Southeast Asian region.

3rd ASEAN Mayors Forum

Quezon City, 20 June 2017 - Save the date! The Philippines, as the Chairman of the ASEAN this year, will be hosting the 3rd ASEAN Mayors Forum on July 26-27, 2017, through the United Cities and Local Governments in Asia-Pacific (UCLG ASPAC), the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP), and the City of Taguig.

LCP Statement of Solidarity

Quezon City, 25 May 2017 - THE LEAGUE OF CITIES OF THE PHILIPPINES (LCP) expresses its solidarity with and support to the city government of Marawi as it battles - through the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Philippine National Police and other government security forces - the cowardly attack of terrorist marauders identifying themselves as supporters of the dreaded Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

ULAP Official Statement on the Terrorist Attacks Affecting Several Local Communities in Mindanao

Quezon City, 24 May 2017 - The Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines, the umbrella organization of all local government units and locally elected and appointed officials, strongly condemns the terrorist attacks by the Maute Group, affecting several local communities in Mindanao.

18th Gawad Kalasag National Awardees (CY2016)

Quezon City, 15 May 2017 - The League wishes to congratulate the DRRM Councils of the following highly-urbanized cities: Davao City (Rank 1); Olongapo City (Rank 2); and Quezon City (Rank 3), and independent/component cities: Santiago City (Rank 1); Bago City (Rank 2); and Koronadal City (Rank 3) for winning the 18th Gawad KALASAG National Awards.

Bacolod named top model city

Manila, 12 May 2017 - THE CITY of Bacolod was named the country’s most liveable urban center during The Manila Times Philippine Model Cities Forum and Awards on Thursday at the New World Manila Bay Hotel in Manila, besting 12 other cities.

Muntinlupa Mayor represents Philppines in Mayors for Peace

Austria, 8 May 2017 - Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi (left) represents the Philippines in the Mayors for Peace's Executive Cities Meeting in Vienna, Austria last May 6, Saturday.

Publications on Low Emission Development (Urban-LEDS project)

Quezon City, 21 April 2017 - Key publications on Low Emission Development from the Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries (Urban-LEDS) project.
BI Bares New Travel Rules for LGU Execs, Employees
August 3, 2017
Officials and employees of the Local Government Units (LGU) planning to tour or vacation abroad no longer need to present an authority to travel from their department heads to Immigration Officers at the airports.
Commit to addressing mobility and health with City for Clean Air Certification
July 21, 2017
With rapid urbanization, cities are encouraged to make informed development decisions that will lead to healthy air for their citizens. To date, outdoor air pollution is responsible for 1 in 8 of total global deaths, causing more than 3 million premature deaths worldwide every year.
 MEMO
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.
2017 National Roll Out on the Formulation of the Local Climate Change Action Plan Training
April 10, 2017
The League of Cities of the Philippines in partnership with the Local Climate Change Adaptation for Development (LCCAD) is pleased to invite you to participate at the 2017 National Roll Out on the Formulation of the Local Climate Change Action Plan Training-Workshop. This 3-day workshop is in consonance with President Rodrigo R. Duterte's priority programs to address global warming and impacts of climate change.
 FEATURE CITY