The conference underscores the significant role of culture in achieving good governance.

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) – Philippine Cultural Education Program (PCEP), in partnership with the Local Government Academy (LGA), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), the Heritage City of Vigan and the City Government of Koronadal will hold the INFACE CULTURE-BASED GOVERNANCE TRAINING: Community Based Informal and Non-Formal Cultural Education Training of Local Executives on the following dates and venue:

March 8-10, 2017 Vigan City
March 15-17, 2017 Koronadal City

This three-day face-to-face orientation on arts and culture, cultural education, culture-based governance will curate and enrich all cultural knowledge and networks, and transform them into cultural, social and economic capitals that will propel innovation and advancement towards the development of a knowledge-driven economy as the country’s future driver of growth. This project also supports the development of a Culture-based Governance Center in every region in consortium with LGA.

The said conference is designed for Provincial/City/Municipal Local Chief Executives, Legislators and concerned Department Heads in LGUs to underscore the significant role of culture in achieving good governance. The conference is free of any registration fees.  All participants will be provided workshop kit, materials, and a certificate of participation. The round-trip transportation to and from venue, meals and accommodation will be shouldered by the participants, chargeable against local funds, subject to existing accounting and auditing rules and regulations.

Interested parties may fill-up the Application Form and submit same to NCCA-PCEP through email: pcep.application@gmail.com.

For more information about the project, please contact Ms. Alpha Ruiz at (02) 527-2192 loc. 529 (Mon-Thurs 9 am-6 pm), mobile number 0917-5553595 or email the PCEP Secretariat at pcep.secretariat@gmail.com.