BONTOC, Mountain Province – The Municipality of Bontoc has been conferred the Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance (SCFLG) for the year 2021.
The SCFLG is a recognition system for Local Government Units (LGUs) that passed the annual mandatory Child-Friendly Local Governance Audit which covers five indicators to include survival, development, protection, participation, and governance, as well as the LGUs’ overall performance in implementing child-friendly policies, programs, projects, and services.
According to Municipal Local Government Operations Officer Lourdes Claire Peel, the SCFLG is one of the requirements under the Social Protection and Sensitivity Programs of the Seal of Good Local Governance of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).
Other awardees in Mountain Province were the municipalities of Tadian and Paracelis. By PIO Bontoc