Department heads and other city officials participate in the 3-day Gender and Development planning and budgeting for Fiscal Year 2022, which is 5% of the annual budget of the City Government of Dumaguete.
Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo has been consistent in mainstreaming GAD projects, activities and initiatives that benefitted not only women but all other stakeholders to ensure that their rights are promoted and given equal access to opportunities.
The participants included in the workshop are those responsible in the mainstreaming of GAD local policy-making include Councilor Lilani Ramon, Chairperson Chair, Committee on Women, Children and Family Life and Special Needs Group; representatives of the academe, private NGOs and DILG Negros Oriental.
The status of the GAD programs, projects and activities under the current budget or Year 2020 amounting to P 42 million was also discussed.