The Good Governance and Anti-Corruption (GGAC) Cluster Executive Committee meeting was conducted on December 3, 2015 at the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Conference Room, ARMM Compound, Cotabato City. The meeting was facilitated by the DILG, Committee Chair, and Regional Planning and Development Office (RPDO), Committee’s technical secretariat.
With the goal to sustain open, transparent, accountable and inclusive governance in the autonomous region, the Committee presented and discussed updates on Good Governance Initiatives (GGI) covering January to October 2015.
"There is a need to assess the performance of the Committee to intensify the governance processes of the regional government," Engr. Khalid Dumagay, DILG-Director III said.Engr. Dumagay also said that the success of the project implementation lies on the effectiveness both regional and the local government.
Engr. Dumagay also said that the success of the project implementation lies on the effectiveness both regional and the local government.
"We need to uphold our duty of having a “Transparent, Accountable, and Participatory Governance," Engr. Dumagay added.
As a result of the assessment and discussion, Ms. Melanie M. Indar, RPDO-Macro-Economic Planning Division (RPDO-MEPD) Chief recommended the review of the existing laws and policies to improve financial utilization and management of the region’s resources.
Engr. Dumagay also emphasized the support of members in coming up with a good report on Good Governance Initiatives which the DILG hope to present during the upcoming cabinet meeting.
The GGAC Cluster meeting was attended by representatives from the DILG, RPDO, Office of the Regional Governor-Finance and Budget Management Services (ORG-FBMS), Office of the Regional Treasurer (ORT) and Administrative Management Services-ORG (AMS-ORG).