With the nationwide Federalism roadshow starting next month, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) aims to involve the youth in its campaign for federalism.
According to DILG Assistant Secretary and Spokesperson Jonathan E. Malaya, the campaign will train its sights on the youth, particularly the millennials, given their openness to change.
“The end goal of the first wave of our campaign is to pique the interest of the younger generations and involve them in the process of nation-building,” says Malaya, who is also the head of the DILG Center for Federalism and Constitutional Reform (CFCR).
The DILG and the Consultative Commission to Review the 1987 Constitution will start...
This is the challenge posed by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to local government units (LGUs) as it raised the bar of the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) criteria a notch higher for 2018.
DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano says that the new "All-in" assessment criteria of SGLG is another innovation that is expected to demonstrate positive results from LGUs further pushing the Department's objective for excellence and continuous improvement of local governance.
"Engaging and challenging LGUs to elevate their performance is one way of ensuring that we are fulfilling our mandate of serving the people. SGLG will continue to usher in new tools to ensure that we...
Halos dalawang linggo bago ang pagbubukas ng klase sa Hunyo 4, inatasan ni Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano ang Philippine National Police (PNP) na maglagay ng police assistance desks sa lahat ng pampublikong paaralan sa buong bansa.
“Ang pagbabantay ng katahimikan at kaayusan ay bahagi ng pagbibigay ng kaaya-ayang kapaligiran para sa pag-aaral ng mga estudyante. Magtatalaga ang PNP ng mga pulis sa mga paaralan sa pagbubukas ng klase at magsagawa rin ng foot patrol,” pahayag nito.
Ang inaasahang pagtatalaga ng mga pulis sa mga eskuwelahan, ayon sa opisyal, ay pagsuporta sa Oplan Balik Eswela Inter-Agency Task Force ng Department of Education...
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the National Youth Commission (NYC) has completed the nationwide mandatory training for some 335,600 new Sangunniang Kabataan leaders today.
DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano says that the Department through the Local Government Academy (LGA) partnered with various local resource institutes (LRIs) all over the country for the conduct of a series of SK Mandatory Training (SKMT) classes for all newly-elected SK officials in 41,940 barangays across the country.
The SK Mandatory training started last May 17 and ends today.
"With this mandatory training, our new SK officials will be properly equipped with the necessary knowledge that will enable...
Less than two weeks before the opening of classes on June 4, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano directs the Philippine National Police (PNP) to setup police assistance desks in all public schools nationwide.
“Ensuring peace and order is part of enabling a conducive learning environment. Police officers shall be assigned in schools during school opening and conduct foot patrols,” he says.
The targeted enhanced police presence in schools, he says, is in support to the Oplan Balik Eskwela Inter-Agency Task Force of the Department of Education where the DILG and PNP are among the member agencies.
According to Ano, the PNP should also intensify its...
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan— With the theme: DILG RO2: Walang Puwang ang Droga sa Matino, Mahusay at Maaasahang Ahensya, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 02 was declared as a Drug Free Workplace by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 02 on May 11, 2018 at the DILG Regional Office 2, Carig Sur in this city.
The declaration of DILG Region 2 as drug-free was highlighted by the unveiling of the mural “Drug Free starts with Me” and commitment signing led by OIC ARD Elpidio Durwin and PDEA Chief Administrative Officer Renante Rosero.
RD Jonathan Paul M. Leusen, Jr., in a message read by OIC ARD Elpidio Durwin, said that as one of...
To be more effective and attuned to the challenges of settling disputes in the barangays, a two-day Skills Enhancement Training for the Lupong Tagapamayapa was facilitated by DILG Mambajao and funded by LNMB-Mambajao Chapter recently at the SB Session Hall, Mambajao, Camiguin.
Silverio T. Chan, President, Liga ng mga Barangay, in his opening remarks, expressed appreciation for the conduct of the activity as the inputs would help them improve handling of complaints filed before the barangay.
The pool of resource persons include: Municipal Local Government Operations Officer Katherine L. Pabatao who shared the activity’s rationale and training rules; DILG Camiguin Provincial...
DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Ano during his visit to DILG Region 2 where he enjoined regional officials and employees to help the government in the fight against corruption and illegal drugs and commended them for their good work in helping the LGUs in their journey towards good governance.
The University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College (UPVTC) triumphed over St. Paul School of Professional Studies (SPSPS) in the 2nd match of the Preliminary Rounds (Tacloban City/Leyte leg) of the 2018 Intercollegiate Federalism Debate hosted by the DILG Region 8 at the Leyte Normal University on March 21, 2018.
DILG Regional Director Marivel Sacendoncillo said Leonardo Dimatangal of UPVTC also stood out among other debaters by bagging both the Best Debater and Best Speaker medals.
Sacendoncillo said the teams argued on the following proposition, “Resolve that the country shall adopt a unicameral legislature in a federal system of government”, with SPSPS taking the...
Aimed to capacitate Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) in Kalabugao Plains on the provisions of law that concerns them as member of the local sanggunian and as representatives of the IP community, an Orientation and Capacitation of IPMRs and Indigenous Peoples (IP) Tribal Leaders on RA 8371 and other IP related issuances and RA 7160 was conducted on February 22 – 23, 2018 at Panika Tourism Center, Impasug-ong, Bukidnon.
In coordination with the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) 10, the activity included discussions on RA 8371 or the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act Law, IPMR Guidelines, Indigenous Political Organization (IPO), Indigenous Political...