In recognition of its continued commitment in promoting child rights to survival, development, protection, and participation towards a child-friendly Philippines, the City Government of Ligao was conferred the SEAL OF CHILD-FRIENDLY LOCAL GOVERNANCE by the Council for the Welfare of Children.
The regional awarding was held in Legazpi City yesterday, February 29, 2015. Present in said event were representatives from Dept of Social Welfare and Development and Department of the Interior and Local Government. Representing the City Government were Hon. Amado V Manlangit and CSWDO Ma. Lourdes Diwani Lositaño.
The seal is given to Local Government Units that were able to generate positive programs and services for the welfare of children based on their performance for year 2015. All LGU underwent an assessment on the implementation of programs and institution of measures to uplift the status and welfare of children in their respective localities. LGUs who passed all the criteria set by the council were given the Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance.