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Post Date: February 14, 2018

The Philippines is one of the founding members of the Open Government Partnership, a unique international initiative aimed at securing concrete commitments from government to promote transparency, increase civic participation, fight corruption, and harness new technologies that strengthen governance.

On May 2016, the Participatory Governance Cluster (PGC) was created by virtue of Executive Order No. 24.  The Cluster is co-chaired by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

Post Date: February 13, 2018

Four (4) DILG 12 field officers participated in an oath-taking ceremony administered by Regional Director Reynaldo M. Bungubung, CESO IV on February 9, 2018 at the Regional Office Conference Room.

The following field officers are now officially sworn into LGOO VII positions:

Post Date: February 2, 2018

On January 29, 2018, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) XII, in partnership with the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), conducted the “1st Assessment on the Gender Mainstreaming Efforts of DILG XII” at the Conference Room of DILG Regional Office XII, Koronadal City, South Cotabato.

In attendance were the members of DILG XII Regional GAD Focal System (GFPS), the Vice- Chairperson Assistant Regional Director, Lailyn A. Ortiz, CESE, DILG City/ Provincial Directors, and Division Chiefs, among others.

Post Date: February 2, 2018

On January 12, 2018, the officials and staff  of DILG XII gathered at the Viajera Dine and Cafe, Koronadal City for the conduct of the Management Review on the Implementation of Quality Management System aligned to ISO 9001:2015. The purpose of the activity is to review the performance of the QMS since its implementation for the period October – December 2017, evaluate its continuing adequacy, suitability, effectiveness and alignment to the strategic direction of the organization. 

Post Date: January 18, 2018

A groundbreaking ceremony was recently conducted in SPPO Kawas, Alabel, Sarangani where one of the future Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Centers (DATRCs) will be situated.

Said DATRC project was a result of the MOA executed between the Philippine and Chinese governments, with the provincial governors of Sarangani and Agusan Del Sur at the DOH Central Office in Manila last March, 2017.

Deed of donation amounting to 350-M was granted in November, 2017 during the ASEAN visit of the Chinese Prime Minister.