DUMAGUETE CITY, July 3 (PNA) — The city government of Dumaguete headed by Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria has received a 2014 Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance by the Council for the Welfare of Children.
The award was given during a simple turn over ceremony Thursday held at the mayor’s office in Dumaguete City, and which was handed over by no less than Regional Director Atty. Rene Burdeous of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), alongside OIC-DILG Negros Oriental Provincial Director Dennis Quinones, Dumaguete City DILG Officer Farah Gentuya and Sonny Pesigan, City DILG Officer of Tanjay City.
The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) assessed the performance of the Local Government Unit (LGU) in the delivery of social services that promotes the welfare of children, said Syril Repe of the City Information Office in a news release Friday.
Repe said this was called the Child-Friendly Local Governance Audit (CFLGA), the audit system that measured the LGU’s performance in the delivery of services that generates positive results for children.
The Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance covers for its commitment in promoting child rights to survival, development, protection and participation, towards a Child-Friendly Philippines.
The seal aims to honor deserving local government units in supporting the need to protect children’s rights. (PNA)