Transforming Local Government

June 09, 2017

Last May 31, 2017, the Ateneo Center for Organization Research and Development launched its new book, Transforming Local Government. It was publicly launched by Ateneo CORD’s Executive Director Dr. Ma. Regina Hechanova and aided by Associate Director for Research Dr. Emerald Jay Ilac at the Galing Pook Forum on Good Governance at Hurtado Hall of the Ateneo School of Government. Present at the occasion were the incumbent mayors and officials of the local government units presented in the book; this included the Provinces of Albay and Bohol, the Municipality of Dumingag, the cities of Mandaluyong, Marikina, and Naga, San Jose City in Nueva Ecija, and the Municipality of Upi in Maguindanao. Dr. Ramon Benedicto Alampay and Mr. Aldrin Cuña, contributing authors to the book, were also present. The event was graced by the Secretary of the Cabinet Leoncio “Jun” Evasco Jr, Dr. Eddie Dorotan of Galing Pook, and Dr. Ronald Mendoza, Dean of the Ateneo School of Government.