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The Mayor: At the centre of e-Governance in Dinalupihan, Philippines

Joel Payumo is Mayor of the Municipality of Dinalupihan, Bataan Province, Philippines. As Mayor he has many people seeking his attention. This week I was one of those people. I’m here in Dinalupihan as a Volunteer Advisor (VA) to the eGov4MD project, with the Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO). The eGov4MD project is an international […]

Treasury Management and e-Governance in Dinalupihan, Philippines

This week I’m in Dinalupihan, in the Philippines, working with Lani Pe’aflor (left), Dinalupihan’s Municipal Treasurer.  We’re working together, along with other Municipal staff, as part of the eGov4MD project.  I’m here as a Volunteer Advisor (VA) to that project, with the Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO). The eGov4MD project is an international collaborative, orchestrated […]

When the unexpected happens: Calamity in Botolan, Philippines

I should have been in Botolan this week, assisting that Municipality on an e-Governance project. Instead I’m in Manila. Just the day before I was to arrive in Botolan (I was staying in a neighbour municipality, Subic), calamity struck in the form of a flood brought on by Typhoon Kiko. So here I am posting […]

Learning and implementing e-Governance: The Subic, Philippines way

I’m in the Municipality of Subic, in the Philippines. It’s my second time to Subic. The first was in the fall of 2008. At that time I enjoyed the company of, and was impressed with, the people I met here, and the progress they were making toward e-governance. I still am. I’m here as a […]

Reflections on virtual co-facilitation of MERIT workshops in Mongolia

I was suppose to spend the month of March this year on assignment in Mongolia, with the Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO), as part of the MERIT (Mongolia: Enhancing Resource Management through Institutional Transformation) project. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, it never happened. Fortunately, though, the assignment turned into a virtual one, getting done in June and […]