3rd LCP Philippine cities global convention and exposition
Type: Meeting or Conference
Organizer(s): League of Cities of the Phillippines
Date: 17-19 Nov 2011
Location: Resorts World, Pasay City (Philippines)
In the 3rd Philippine Cities Global Convention and Exposition, LCP re-examined the inclusive character of cities as the main overarching theme. The theme was Bridging Cities, Transforming Lives.
The main objective of the 3rd Philippine Cities Global Convention and Exposition 2011 was to increase the knowledge of city governments on inclusive urban development through the conduct of a knowledge exchange system among city stakeholders, both national and foreign.
For the first time, LCP opened invite to its international counterparts and cities across the globe to discuss cross cutting urban development challenges and initiate long-term partnerships. Moreover, the Convention also seeked to achieve the following:
• Showcase what Philippine cities offer such as tourism destinations and events, one town one product, services, good governance practices, and culture;
• Promote Philippine cities as investment haven through the exposition to boost local economic development to further generate more business opportunities and employment;
• Foster cooperation among cities in the Philippines with other cities through networking activities;
• Strengthen inter-governmental cooperation in planning and implementation of development programs;
• Promote stronger partnership between city governments and the private sector; and
• Share innovative and sustainable solutions to common urban issues and challenges, such as poverty, unemployment, traffic congestion, environmental degradation, and impacts of climate change among others.
36 cities signed up to the new ‘Making Cities Resilient: My City is Getting Ready’ campaign:1. Alaminos2. Bago3. Batangas3. Bislig4. Cadiz5. Calbayog6. Cavite7. Cebu8. Dagupan9. Koronadal10. Ligao, Albay11. Mandue12. Navotas13. Olongapo14. Ormoc15. Palayan16. Quezon17. Samal18. San Pablo19. Sta. Rosa, Laguna20. Tabaco, Albay21. Tacurong22. Tagbilaran23. Talisay(Neg.Occ)24. Trece Martirez25. Valenzuela26. Bacolod27. Gapan28. Calamba29. Bais30. Angeles31. Tangub32. Dipolog33. San Jose (Nueva Ecija)34. San Fernando, Pampanga35. Surigao36. Silay