Jay Carizo

Pasig City’s COVID-19 response

Oftentimes, complex problems only require simple solutions. When Coronavirus disease (COVID)-19 first hit the country, Pasig was among the cities that recorded the highest number of infected individuals. To address this, Mayor Vico Sotto and the city government transformed the Pasig City Children’s Hospital into a COVID-19 facility and beef up the local health system …

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2020 Renewable Energy Congress set

This year’s Renewable Energy (RE) Congress and Exhibit will be held online on December 18, 2020 at 1:00 o’ clock in the afternoon with the theme “RE-Building Better: Strengthening the Role of Renewable Energy in Recovery and Development”. The RE Congress is organized by The CentRE and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES)-Philippines, and co-organized by Galing Pook Foundation, the …

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A+I Peace and Development Cohort to share their stories in this Time of Uncertainties

The 12 cities under the Adapt+Innovate Peace and Development cohort will be sharing their stories of adaptive innovation in times of uncertainties every Wednesday from 1:30PM to 3:30 PM from November 18 to December 9, 2020. The activity, entitled “Adapt + Innovate Stories of 12 Cities in this Time of Uncertainties: Mga Kuwentong Mayor sa …

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VP Leni, Mayor Krisel to grace Webisode on Government Innovations in Education

Vice President Maria Leonor “Lni Robredo” and Tabaco City Mayor Krisel Lagman-Luistro will grace the October 26, 2020 #BagoTayo Webisode. The Webisode is organized by Galing Pook-UNICEF-National Youth Commission and will be streamed live via Zoom and Facebook Live. The event is part of the Webisode on Education series. VP Leni will be discussing the “OVP …

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Call for Applications/Nominations for Executive Director

The Galing Pook Foundation welcomes applications/nominations for the position of Executive Director. We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications: Passion for good local governance Preferably a former local chief executive Preferably with at least 20 years work experience, 5 years of which are in or with local government Social media savvy With good …

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City LGUs share COVID-19 Response Programs

The 12 city governments that participated in the Adapt+Innovate Leadership Course for Peace and Development shared last Wednesday, August 26, their programs and activities that addresses the issues and challenges brought about by COVID-19. These programs and activities range from preventing or controlling the spread of Coronavirus, tracing possible infected persons, ensuring people’s access to …

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Galing Pook, LGA launch A+I Leadership Course on peace and development

Galing Pook Foundation and the Local Government Academy (LGA), in cooperation with the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP), launched at Friday, August 14, the Adapt and Innovate (A+I) Leadership Course for Peace and Development. The launch was immediately followed by the Mayors’ Preparatory Meeting and was attended by personnel from Galing Pook, LGA …

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Living with COVID-19

By Dok. Eddie Dorotan Covid-19 will be with us for some time. We have no option but to live with the virus while vaccine is not yet available. But what should you do if you are not sick and if you feel sick? Below are some suggestions. If you feel good and not sick: Do …

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2020 Galing Pook Awards Advisory

Dear Local Chief Executives and Local Government Officials and Staff Concerned: This is to inform you that we are cancelling the Galing Pook Awards program for this year due to the events that COVID-19 has brought upon us. In lieu of the awards, we encourage you to share with us your Adaptive Responses to the COVID-19situation in your respective localities. We hope to …

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