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OGP Pattern

The ministerial lead of member countries appoints a technical Point of Contact (POC) who will be responsible for coordinating local and international OGP activities, engaging and convening stakeholders on a regular basis, and organizing OGP initiatives. The POC is also tasked to lead and support engagements with stakeholders, OGP Support Unit, and Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM), participation in global and regional events and peer-exchange activities, and government and non-government liaison and coordinator. The responsibilities of the POC in the Philippines is being undertaken by Assistant Secretary Rolando U. Toledo of the DBM Local Government and Regional Operations Group. 

The Steering Committee is also supported by a group of technical staff who provides assistance and support in communication, coordination, documentation, and implementation of PH-OGP activities and engagements. The Philippines has a unique Secretariat structure having a joint Secretariat from the government and non-government.  Assistant Secretary Rolando U. Toledo is also the Lead Secretariat who provides guidance to the overall work of the PH-OGP Secretariat.  For the Government, the functions of the PH-OGP Secretariat are performed by the Governance Reforms and Fiscal Transparency Division of the FPRB that is directly supervised by Asec. Toledo, while the non-government Secretariat is led by Caucus of Development NGO Networks Executive Director, Mr. Sandino J. Soliman. The non-government Secretariat is chosen by the PH-OGP Steering Committee Co-Chairperson and concurred in by the Non-Government Steering Committee members.

 

 Asec Toledo  
Assistant Secretary Rolando U. Toledo
Department of Budget and Management
Country Point and Contact (POC)
Head, PH-OGP Secretariat

 

GOVERNMENT SECRETARIAT   NON-GOVERNMENT SECRETARIAT
Clarissa Bautista  
Atty. Clarissa T. Bautista
Supervising Budget and Management Specialist
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Phone: (02) 8657-3300 local 1204
   
Executive Director Sandio J. Soliman
Caucus of Development NGO Networks (CODE-NGO)
Lead, Non-Government Secretariat
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 Ericka Blas
Ms. Ericka N. Blas
Senior Budget and Management Specialist
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Mr. Bryan Gonzales
Caucus of Development NGO Networks (CODE-NGO)
Member, Non-Government Secretariat
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Phone: (02) 920-2595
Kathleen Nagales
Ms. Kathleen Faye N. Nagales
Budget and Management Specialist II
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Phone: (02) 8657-3300 local 1204
     
Ms. Lianna Cabigas
Caucus of Development NGO Networks (CODE-NGO)
Member, Non-Government Secretariat
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Phone: (02) 920-2595