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INNOVATE-GOV: Call for proposals

The Innovations for Good Governance (INNOVATE-GOV) project is pleased to announce the call for submissions for its Small Grants Programme open to civil society organizations, non-government organizations, youth groups, and academic groups. This project aims to promote innovative approaches in policy-advocacy, performance-based standards for public institution excellence and multi-stakeholder participation for effective good governance. Eligibility Civil [...]

2018-04-13T07:38:43+00:00 April 12, 2018|

Statement of concern on recent developments affecting the impeachment of Chief Justice Sereno

  The Center for Excellence in Governance or CEG, a consortium of institutions committed to raising governance standards in the country through its four advocacies, namely, the Institute for Solidarity in Asia or ISA (public governance), the Institute of Corporate Directors or ICD (corporate governance), the Center for School Governance or CSG (school governance) and [...]

2018-03-23T15:16:12+00:00 March 23, 2018|

Philippine Army wins global award for transformative governance

The Philippine Army is the latest organization inducted into the prestigious Palladium Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame for Executing StrategyTM, a recognition given on March 14, 2018 at the Palladium Group’s Reimagine Strategy: Palladium Positive Impact Summit in London. The Philippine Army is the sixth Philippine government institution to receive the global award. Former awardees [...]

2018-03-19T20:17:32+00:00 March 19, 2018|

#BOOTCAMP17 spotlights the human element of governance

70 governance warriors from 22 government institutions in the Philippines gathered at the 17th Governance Boot Camp, held February 20-28, 2018 in Mandaue City in Cebu. Hosted by ISA and co-hosted by the local government of Mandaue, the event distributed 10 sessions on governance and strategy execution between two tracks: the Basic Class and Master [...]

2018-03-15T12:20:54+00:00 March 12, 2018|

A city’s change of heart

The prospect of change is often accompanied by challenges. It was not any different for the city of Balanga, Bataan. When ISA tapped the local government to undergo its reform program in 2008, department heads were urged to get to know the Performance Governance System (PGS). This was understandably met with mixed reactions. Balanga’s PGS [...]

2018-03-09T16:31:40+00:00 March 9, 2018|

La Union: A progressive model capitol

“Bakit pa tayo gagastos for things like that?”         (“Why do we have to spend for things like that?”) This was a question many asked La Union provincial governor Francisco “Pacoy” Ortega III when he first announced plans to introduce the Institute for Solidarity in Asia’s (ISA) Performance Governance System (PGS). Provincial government [...]

2018-03-06T11:42:34+00:00 March 2, 2018|

Solidarity inside and outside Mandaue’s city hall

To become the home of high value of manufacturing, serving the global market by 2020—that is the vision of the City Government of Mandaue in Cebu. As one of 43 local government units (LGUs) in the Philippines that have been able to put the Institute for Solidarity in Asia’s (ISA) Performance Governance System (PGS) into [...]

2018-03-06T11:02:54+00:00 February 19, 2018|

SPMS Manual: An Innovation of DTI

A video launched on 13 February 2018 for the Department of Trade and Industry's (DTI) Strategic Performance Management System (SPMS) Manual. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjiSL0VBOow

2018-02-26T07:17:21+00:00 February 14, 2018|

Philippine Heart Center: Healthcare beyond better

“The Philippine Heart Center (PHC) aspires to provide safer, better quality, more efficient healthcare,” Assistant Director for Medical Services, Dr. Gerardo Manzo said, emphasizing PHC’s goal at their public revalida for Institutionalization on 19 January 2018. Their presentation was the final event in the program for PHC’s second Governance in Healthcare Summit. “The Filipino patient [...]

2018-02-26T07:17:14+00:00 February 1, 2018|

See you at our 2018 events!

Let’s stay educated & vigilant about governance. Subscribe to our newsletter for more updates Governance Boot Camp ISA’s Governance Boot Camp supports the capacity of public sector institutions to develop effective governance mechanisms and deliver breakthrough results. It features keynote sessions, workshops, and peer exchanges facilitated by governance practitioners with real-world experience in managing the Performance [...]

2018-02-26T07:17:57+00:00 January 15, 2018|