CODE: RED Workshop Invitation Letter

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28 November2O\1

Rosario, Batangas

Dear Mayor Alvarez,

We are pleased to invite your municipality to partner with us in the project: lncrzasing
Tmnspargncy ln Local Gomrnance through t$armed Cltlzen's Participotion in Publk Finorce.
Through the conduct of capacity building workhops on local public finance, the project intends
to provide a venue for local govemment units (LGUs) and civil society organizations {CSOs}to
work together in pursuit of development.

The workshops will be facilitated in selected LGUs by a team of experts who will tackle local
planning, revenue generation, budgeting, procurement and auditing processes. lmplemented
by Code: Reforms for Economic Development (RED) lnc. with funding support from the British
Embassy, the workshops airn to equip CSOs with the capacity to analyze, monitor and digest the
reports submifted by LGUs in compliance to the Full Disclosure Policy of the Department of
lhterior and Local Government (DILG) issued throrgh Memorandum Circular 2010-83. The team
of experts will also review the economic profile and financial reports of partner LGUs and
provide suggestions on improving local finance processes, with the end in view of making the
full disclosure policy effective. We are planning to hold the workshop in your municipality on
Januarv Z&--27,2A12.
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We will be happy to meet with you and discuss more about the project prior to the scheduled
workshop date. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with our project coordinator, Ms. G.H.
Ambat at A92724127371 email: Thank you and we look fonpard to
working with you in making local public finance more transparent and accountable.

Prof. Leonor Magtolis Briones
Project Director

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Description: CODE: Reforms for Economic Development (RED) - Rosario Batangas Workshop January 19-20, 2012 Tan Ville Garden Resort, Barangay Namunga, Rosario, Batangas