Iloilo City rakes in awards in 2019!

Iloilo City rakes in awards in 2019!

This is a big year for Iloilo City as it garnered a plethora of awards and accolades from local, national and even international award-giving bodies.

The livable and sustainable metropolis, also known as the City of Love, emerged on top of every other local government unit in Western Visayas as it got recognitions and achievements whole-year round.

“These are not just achievements of my administration or the Iloilo City Government, but rather achievements of the entire Ilonggo community,” City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas said in his Facebook post.

Here’s the list of awards Iloilo City received this year, so far:

INTERNATIONAL
• Clean Tourist City Award by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to be given at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam on Jan. 16, 2020

NATIONAL
• Most Business-Friendly LGU Award City Category Level 1B Highly Urbanized Cities Outside Metro Manila by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) at 45th Philippine Business Conference in Manila Hotel, Dec. 17, 2019

• Finalist, Iloilo City Population Office, Most Outstanding City Population Office during the Kaunlarang Pantao National Awards of Commission on Population, Dec. 12, 2019 in Metro Manila

• 1st Place, Most Outstanding City Population Officer, Ms. Mary Ann Ramos, City Population Officer, Iloilo City during the Kaunlarang Pantao National Awards of Commission on Population, Dec. 12, 2019 in Metro Manila

Iloilo City wins child-friendly awards
Iloilo City wins child-friendly awards.

• Most Outstanding BSPO, to Ms. Luzviminda Francisco, BSPO, Iloilo City during the Kaunlarang Pantao National Awards of Commission on Population, Dec. 12, 2019 in Metro Manila

• Finalist for Highly Urbanized City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council of 21st Gawad Kalasag National Awards 2019 at Philippine International Convention Center, Dec. 6, 2019

• National Finalist in Highly Urbanized City Category of the Presidential Award for the Child-Friendly Municipalities and Cities (PACFMC) by the Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) at Malacañang Palace Nov. 28, 2019

• 1st Place in Resilience, Highly-Urbanized Cities Category in 2019 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index Awards by Department of Trade Industry (DTI) during the 7th Regional Competitiveness Summit at Philippine International Convention Center Oct. 24, 2019

More awards for Iloilo City.
More awards for Iloilo City this 2019.

REGIONAL
• Regional Rank 1 Most Improved Highly Urbanized City given by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) 6 and Regional Competitiveness Council (RCC) during the 3rd RCC – VI Recognition Ceremony of Competitive LGUs at Hotel del Rio, December 16, 2019

• Regional Rank 1 in Resiliency for Highly Urbanized Cities given by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) 6 and Regional Competitiveness Council (RCC) during the 3rd RCC – VI Recognition Ceremony of Competitive LGUs at Hotel del Rio, December 16, 2019

• Regional Rank 1 in Government Efficiency for Highly Urbanized Cities given by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) 6 and Regional Competitiveness Council (RCC) during the 3rd RCC – VI Recognition Ceremony of Competitive LGUs at Hotel del Rio, December 16, 2019

• Best Performing Information Office 2019 by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) 6 during the Year-end Conference and Awards at Negros Occidental Provincial Capitol Social Hall in Bacolod City Dec. 13

• Regional Grand Winner of Best Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Employment Information System (PEIS) implementer for highly-urbanized city category with: highest number of registered jobseekers by Department of Labor and Employment 6, given during the Regional Year-End PESO Assessment at Zuri Hotel, Mandurriao, Iloilo City, December 11, 2019

• Regional Grand Winner of Best Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Employment Information System (PEIS) implementer for highly-urbanized city category with: highest number of registered vacancies by Department of Labor and Employment 6, given during the Regional Year-End PESO Assessment at Zuri Hotel, Mandurriao, Iloilo City, December 11, 2019

• Regional Grand Winner of Best Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Employment Information System (PEIS) implementer for highly-urbanized city category with: highest number of registered establishments by Department of Labor and Employment 6, given during the Regional Year-End PESO Assessment at Zuri Hotel, Mandurriao, Iloilo City, December 11, 2019

• City Treasurer’s Office of Iloilo City under the leadership of Mr. Jinny C. Hermano for 2nd Outstanding Performance in the Valuation of Real Properties in the City of Iloilo which facilitated the collection of Real Property Tax for Calendar Year 2018, having obtained the 2nd highest performance rating of 182.87% under the category of cities in Region VI, by the Department of Finance, Bureau of Local Government Finance VI, and Regional Associations of Treasurers and Assessors in Region VI, Inc. given during the 4th Quarter and Year-End Planning Conference -Workshop of Provincial/City and Municipal Assessors and Treasurers and their Ranking Personnel on Assessment and Treasury Operations at the Acacia Hotel, Burgos St., Reclamation Area, Bacolod City, December 3, 2019

• Generating the highest revenue from the highly urbanized cities by the Department of Finance, Bureau of Local Government Finance VI, and Regional Associations of Treasurers and Assessors in Region VI, Inc. given during the 4th Quarter and Year-End Planning Conference -Workshop of Provincial/City and Municipal Assessors and Treasurers and their Ranking Personnel on Assessment and Treasury Operations at the Acacia Hotel, Burgos St., Reclamation Area, Bacolod City, December 3, 2019

• Sustained excellence in maintaining a Filaria-Free status and for passing the WHO transmission Assessment Surveillance Level II for four (4) consecutive-year evaluation, given by Department of Health Western Visayas, at Punta Villa Resort and Convention Center, Arevalo, Iloilo City, November 29, 2019

• Most Outstanding Local Government Unit in 2018 for Highly Urbanized City Category during the Western Visayas Local Health System (LHS) Regional Awards, given by Department of Health Western Visayas, at Punta Villa Resort and Convention Center, Arevalo, Iloilo City, November 29, 2019

• Iloilo City Health Office Manuel L. Quezon Top Performing City Health Office for their sustained excellence in the attainment of National Tuberculosis Control Program’s benchmarks, distinguished by a 3-year above 95% Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate and for the successful achievement of the 7 PhilSTEP Strategies, given by Department of Health Western Visayas, at Punta Villa Resort and Convention Center, Arevalo, Iloilo City, November 29, 2019

• Most Outstanding City Population Office during the Regional Search 2019 Kaunlarang Pantao or Rafael M. Salas Population Development Award by the Commission on Population and Development, Oct. 17, 2019

• 2019 Gawad Kalasag First Place Best Highly Urbanized City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council by the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council at Smallville 21, Mandurriao, Iloilo City, September 10, 2019

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