The Region 3 Federation of the Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB) in collaboration with the DILG Provincial Offices of Tarlac, Bataan and Zambales, organized a Skills Training cum DILG PPA and GAD Orientation held at the Subic Bay Peninsular Hotel, SBFZ on December 8-10, 2014.
The activity was graced by DILG Region 3 RD Florida M. Dijan. She encouraged the participants to work hand in hand with their respective Punong Barangays and other members of the council for a more unified and better governance.
A total of 232 attendees from the three provinces composed mainly of Barangay Secretaries and Punong Barangays attended the 3-day event which aims to instill to all participants the valuable skills on Records Management, Effective Communication, Drafting of Issuances, Resolutions, and Ordinances, and the Implementation of the Katarungang Pambarangay (KP). Moreover, a briefing on DILG’s Programs, Projects, and Activities and a presentation on Gender and Development was facilitated to ensure that barangay plans are gender-responsive and sensitive to the needs of the community.
The event featured discussions from DILG Zambales CTL Rolando Ocampo on Revisiting Duties and Functions of Barangay Secretaries; PIA Bataan Director Jose Mari Garcia on Effective Communications; Tarlac Provincial Administrator Krishna Buenaventura on Preparation of Documents/Issuances and Resolution and Ordinance Making; Dinalupihan MLGOO Ma. Jasmin Bartolo on Records Management; Regional LnB President Romelino R. Gojo for the keynote address; MLGOO Deborah Mangayan on Gender and Development Orientation; Orani MLGOO Cristy Blanco on DILG Programs; and CLGOO Evelyn Matias on the Innovations on the Implementation of the Katarungang Pambarangay.