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Monday, 11 December 2017 09:57

 

President Duterte to bestow the
Prestigious Award on Child-Friendly to LGUs

 

The Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) initiated the distinguished Presidential Award for Child-Friendly Municipalities and Cities (PACFMC) pursuant to Executive Order No. 184, series of 1999.  The title is conferred to deserving local government units in recognition of their vital role in sustaining a child-friendly environment and governance by promoting and protecting children’s rights to survival, development, protection, and participation.

On December 12, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. will be the awarding ceremony for the winners of the 2016 Presidential Award for the Child Friendly Municipalities and Cities.  This will be held at the Malacaῆan Palace with President Rodrigo Roa Duterte personally conferring the award.

The event will be attended by the Local Chief Executives of all the national finalists, national government agencies, non-government organizations, and international organizations.

For 2016 PACFMC, a total of sixty four (64) LGUs have been recognized as Regional Awardees, eighteen (18) of which qualified as National Finalists.

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Written by:

Ms. Ma. Edna L. Estal, RPsy, RPm
Localization and Institutionalization Division
7811039 loc 2007/2008