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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Training Program on Project Development and Management (PDM) June 21, 2017 The Center for Policy and Executive Development (CPED) of the National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG), University of the Philippines (UP) would like to invite you to our Training Program on Project Development and Management (PDM)on 26-30 June 2017.
UP NCTS Training Course on Road Safety Audit June 15, 2017 The U.P. National Center for Transportation Studies (UP NCTS) cordially invites you or your representative(s) to attend the 12th offering of the Center's Training Course on Road Safety Audit.
World Day to Combat Desertification June 5, 2017 The Bureau of Soils and Management (BSWM), the United Nations Convention to Combat Disertification (UNCCD) national focal agency, is please to invite you to join us in the celebration of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Land Degradation to be held on June 15, 2017 at the BSWM Convention Hall.
Global Peace Volunteers Camp (Teen Edition) May 9, 2017 GPV CAMP aims to create a learning environment for upcoming and current university students and youth leaders to develop and practice their skills to explore, discuss, and engage for leadership and personal growth.
ASEAN Creative Cities Forum and Exhibition April 12, 2017 This event will feature initiatives of 10 ASEAN countries in making culture and creativity a driving force for sustainable development and urban regeneration
Australia Awards Scholarship April 11, 2017 Do you want to be a leader in your field and make a difference in the Philippines? Apply now for your opportunity to gain a world class education and become an emerging leader for development with strong links to Australia.
Call for Applications: YSEALI Professional Fellows Program February 28, 2017 The League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) and International County/City Management Association (ICMA), with the US State Department are opening applications for two Professional Fellows Programs (PFPs) under the Young Southeast Asian Leaders' Initiative (YSEALI)
Conference on Sustainable Land Governance February 7, 2017 The Conference on Sustainable Land Governance will promote the sharing of good practices and new sustainable approaches to urban land administration and reform.
UN Habitat III Opening Session October 18, 2016 Vice-President Leni Robredo, LCP President Angeles City Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan, and Catbalogan City Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan at the UN Habitat III official opening session.
3rd International River Summit October 13, 2016 The Cagayan de Oro River Basin Management Council, City Government of Cagayan de Oro with the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) and DENR-River Basin Control Office (DENR-RBCO) will host the Third International River Summit on November 24-26, 2016 at the Limketkai Luxe Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. This year's theme is "HEALTHY WATERSHED - CLEAN RIVERS - SAFER COMMUNITIES".
58th National Executive Board Meeting June 8, 2016 On June 17, 2016, we will be holding our 58th National Executive Board Meeting at Oudh A & B, 9th Floor, Marco Polo Ortigas, Meralco Avenue and Sapphire Road, San Antonio, Pasig City.
LCP-ICMA YSEALI Environmental Sustainability Professional Fellows Program April 5, 2016 The League of Cities of the Philippines and International County/City Management Association (ICMA), with the US States Department are calling applications for the Environmental Sustainability Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for professionals from the Philippines under the Young Southeast Asian Leaders' Initiative.
LCP-ICMA-US State Department call for applications March 4, 2016 The League of Cities of the Philippines and International County/City Management Association (ICMA), with the US States Department are calling applications for the Legislative Process and Governance Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for professionals from the Philippines under the Young Southeast Asian Leaders' Initiative.
LCP-ICMA-US State Department call for applications October 8, 2015 The LCP and International County/ City Management Association (ICMA), with the US States Department are calling applications for the 2016 Professional Fellowship Exchange Program under the Young Southeast Asian Leaders' Initiative.
UP NCTS Traffic Administration Course October 27, 2014 The U.P. National Center for Transportation Studies (U.P. NCTS) is pleased to announce that applications to the 10th offering of the Center's Traffic Administration Course are now being accepted.
LCP CCTB forum presentations downloadable here September 10, 2014 The LCP has been doing a nationwide forum series titled Synergizing Efforts to Combat Tuberculosis in Cities (CCTB) to help cities develop local policies and build public-private alliance to fight local TB.
DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2014-39 March 28, 2014 Department of the Interior and Local Government Memorandum Circular No.2014-39: 2014 Seal of Good Local Governance: Pagkilala sa Katapatan at Kahusayan ng Pamahalaang Lokal
Job Announcement October 27, 2013 The League of Cities of the Philippines through its Secretariat is currently seeking (1) Content Writer and (1) Graphic Artist in the development of infographic materials on Solid Waste Management for Local Government Units.
Job Announcements March 20, 2013 LCP is looking for Junior Program Officer and Finance, Property and Logistic Officer
Alberto C. Agra March 27, 2010 Alberto C. Agra is back in pubic service. Last November 7, 2016, he was appointed Chairman of the Board of the Philippine Reclamation Authority, the infrastructure development authority focused on reclamation. He was the former Acting Secretary of Justice, Acting Solicitor General and Government Corporate Counsel.
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.
Climate Change Commission Resolution No. 2016-001 August 9, 2016 This refers to the request of the Department of the Interior and Local Government to disseminate to our members a copy of Commission Resolution No. 2016-001 on the Development of a Clear Policy on Coal-Fired Power Plants in Pursuit of Low Carbon Development Pathway for the Philippines, signed by then President Benigno S. Aquino III.
2016 Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation (Guangzhou Award) May 13, 2016 The Department of Foreign Affairs and the Department of Interior and Local Government endorse the invitation from the Foreign Affairs of Guangzhou Municipal People's Government for cities and local government units to submit entries to the 2016 Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation (Guangzhou Award) and participate in the 3rd International Conference on Urban Innovation to be held in December 2016.
Dissemination of Memorandum Circular No.93 from the Office of the President April 15, 2016 A Memorandum Circular No. 93, was issued and signed by Executive Secretary Pacquito N. Ochoa, Jr. dated March 3, 2016 entitled "Directing All Government Agencies and Instrumentalities, including Government-Owned or Controlled Corporations, and Encouraging Local Government Units to Extend Support and Participation to the Kabisig Philippine Government Expo 2016"
Solidarity with the Global Urban October celebration from October 5 to October 31 October 2, 2015 The United Nations (UN) Habitat, the UN agency for human settlements and urbanization, is encouraging local governments around the world in the annual Urban October, a global platform where individuals, organizations, and governments can discuss ways to address the challenges of urbanization. For 2015, the Urban October starts on October 5 in time for the World Habitat Day and ends on October 31 in time for the World Cities Day.
Earth Hour 2015 Main Switch Off Event March 19, 2015 Among World Wide Fund for Nature's (WWF) most successful campaigns is Earth Hour, the largest voluntary movement for the planet. WWF started Earth Hour to engage a mass audience behind the issues facing our planet, and to make a statement that when united we can make a difference.