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The Department of the Interior and Local Government enjoins every Local Government stakeholders to participate in the celebration of the 23rd Local Government Code Anniversary through series of activities this October.
This year’s theme “Ang LGUng Magaling ay may Nararating”, highlights the gains and successes of LGUs in pursuit of excellence in local governance. The whole month of engaging activities will be spearheaded by DILG 6 which aim to popularize and mainstream sustained best practices in LGUs since the enactment of the Local Government Code.
At the onset, the Search for Outstanding Barangay Tanod and recipients of the Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentive will culminate in an awarding ceremony on October 13, 2014 at the SM City Mall in Mandurriao.
On its second year from inception, the LG Quiz, which seeks to draw awareness on the different provisions of the Local Government Code and the various projects of the DILG will be held on October 17, 2014 for LGUs, students and DILG personnel.
The synchronized Barangay Assembly is set to rouse both the local officials and citizenry on October 18, 2014.
Civil Society Organizations, National Government Agencies and Local Government Units will showcase featured exhibits on the programs and projects undertaken through collaboration and partnerships on October 21-23. The three-day exhibit has been aptly labeled “Beinte Tres ka Duag: Pagpasanyog sang Pagbuyloganay kag Pagpakigbahinay” (Twenty –Three Acts: Fostering Partnership and Participation in Local Governance).
An annual Knowledge-Sharing Activity of the DILG Region VI, Development Talk will focus on strengthening Multi-Stakeholders, partners and linkages on October 27-28, 2014 which is considered one of the sustained gains in LGU-CSO engagements.
Now on its 9th year, the scaled-up Search for Excellence in Local Governance Award or EXCELL Awards, an annual search of the DILG Region VI in partnership with the various NGAs and CSOs and Private Sectors will also be launched during the Development Talk.