Last 29 May 2017, the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) participated in the launching of the World Bank’s Philippine Urbanization Review held at the EDSA Shangri-la Hotel. Attended by stakeholders from the national government, local government, academe, private sector, development partners, and civil society organizations, the event aimed to discuss the challenges
brought by urbanization and the necessary actions for the country to achieve a competitive, sustainable, and inclusive growth.
LCP’s Secretary General, Mayor Francis Garcia of Balanga City served as one of the five panelists during the launch’s panel discussion and open forum.
Full report and related materials on the Philippine Urbanization Review may be accessed from http://www.worldbank.org/philippines/urbanization.