Province of Oriental Mindoro

Partnership for Project i4J intensifies

May 18, 2016

Series of orientation and seminars are now being conducted among members of Project i4J Integrity Circle to intensify and strengthen partnership for integrity and job. First orientation entitled, “The Role and Contributions of the LGU Functionaries of the Pilot Area of Oriental Mindoro Province Partnerships for Integrity and Jobs” was conducted early last year at Paras Conference Hall, Calapan City. Attended by member-heads of different departments of the Provincial Capitol headed by Provincial Administrator Nelson B. Melgar, representatives from civic organizations and business sectors, the activity aimed at raising the awareness among participants on the concept, processes and planned activities under project i4J. After this orientation, it was immediately followed by a training seminar on “Engaging Civil Society and the Business Sector in Integrity Mechanisms and Good Governance” which was held in Tagaytay City with almost the same participants, this time, it included the delegation from the municipality of Naujan. These series of related activities aim to prepare representatives from the local government untis, business sector and civil society for the formation of Integrity Circle under project I4J. On this occasion, the participants signed the Statement of Support for the Integrity Pledge of LGUs to show their desire to realize the objectives of Project i4J. Among the objectives of Project i4J is to ensure the entry of investments in the province that will generate job and employment thru having responsible and honest public service among public servants in the provincial government. I4J is a project by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) jointly funded by European Union and German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Provincial Government of Oriental Mindoro is among the nine identified beneficiary local government units in the country. (PIO, Oriental Mindoro)

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Partnerships for Integrity and Jobs Coordination Office

contact-loc     5/F Cambridge Centre, 108 Tordesillas Corner Gallardo Sts., Salcedo Village, Makati City 1227, Philippines

contact-phone      Phone: (632) 819-7530 / Fax: (632) 893-6198