1000+ participants attend the Barangay Summit on Good Governance in Region XI

“Considering the critical role of barangay as the primary planning and implementing unit of government policies, plans, programs, projects and activities in the community, the Barangay Summit provided platform for all the elected Punong Barangays to discuss priority programs,” Regional Director Alex C. Roldan of the Department of the Interior and Local Government XI said.


 Barangay captains and IPMRs participated  listen attentively to the speakers of the Summit.  

More than 1000 barangay captains and Indigenous Peoples’ Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) of Region XI, tribal leaders and military officers attended the Barangay Summit on Good Governance conducted by the DILG XI on December 18, 2018 at the Rizal Memorial Colleges Petro Gazz Arena, Davao City.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte met all the leaders and delivered his keynote message in which he discussed important issues such as national security.

President Duterte delivers his keynote message during the Barangay Summit on Good Governance.


DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año led the presenters on good local governance. The speakers were ASec. Mabel Sunga Acosta (Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio’s representative), ASec. Ricojudge Janvier Echiverri (Barangay’s Role on the Prevention of Illegal Drugs), ASec. Manuel B. Felix (Campaign against Criminality), Atty. Romeo O. Benitez (Campaign against Corruption), ASec. Alexander L. Macario (Prevention of Violent Extremism), USec. Martin B. Diño (Duties and Functions of Barangay Officials) and USec. Allen Capuyan (Understanding the CPP, NPA, NDF).

BGEN Macario, DILG Assistant for Peace and Security discusses the Barangay’s Role on the Prevention of Violent Extremism.


A Barangay Captain tries to answer the question of ASec. Echiverri regarding Local Government Code.


Military Officials welcome Secretary Eduardo M. Año.


DILG XI RD Roldan greets the guests and speakers of the Summit.


The Barangay Summit on Good Governance of Region XI is held at RMC Petro Gazz Arena, Davao City.


Councilor Mabel Sunga Acosta represents and delivers the speech of Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio.


The activity aims to promote awareness about the national government’s campaign against illegal drugs, criminality, corruption, violent extremism and Federalism; to discuss national and local issues affecting barangay governance; and to consider future approaches to strengthening cooperation between national government and barangay government to effectively and efficiently deliver quality services.

USec. Martin Diño and ASec. Echiverri take a photo with the barangay captains.


President Duterte delivers his speech. Mabel Acosta and DILG Officials on stage.


Photo opportunity – DILG XI Field Officers with (Seated from Left to Right) Councilor Mabel Sunga Acosta, RD Alex C. Roldan, Secretary Eduardo Año, President Rodrigo Duterte, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon