The City Government of Davao was awarded the Seal of Child Friendly Local Governance 2014 last January 12, 2015 presented by Regional Director Priscilla N. Razon, DSWD Region XI. The seal was awarded by the Council of the Welfare of Children(CWC) in recognition of the city’s commitment in promoting children’s rights to survival, development, protection and participation. The certificate was buy essays signed by CWC Chairperson and the Secretary of Department of Social Welfare and Development Corazon Juliano-Soliman and Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar A. Roxas.
On January 23-25, 2015 is the validation by the National Award Committee since Davao City is considered as national contender to the 2014 Presidential Award for Child Friendly Cities and Municipalities under the Highly Urbanized Category.
The award was received by City Administrator Atty. J.Melchor V. Quitain together with the City Social Services and Development Office Department Head II Maria Luisa T. Bermudo.