The best Lupons in the country are given re cognition based on efficiency in operations; effectiveness in securing the objectives of the KP program that are measurable through quality of settlement of cases; creativity and resourcefulness of Lupong Tagapamayapa in terms of innovative mediation techniques or methods initiated, active coordination with concerned agencies, among others.

The award is a joint program of the DILG and the Department of Justice (DoJ) which seeks to give due recognition to Lupons which have showed exemplary performance in exercising the time-honored tradition of amicably settling disputes among barangay constituents.  
    In Eastern Visayas, the regional finalists for CY 2011 are:

Brgy. 88 San Jose, Tacloban City

Liloan, Ormoc City

Casaba-ahan, Gandara, Samar

Hingatungan, Silago, Southern Leyte

Barangay Hingatungan in the municipality of Silago was awarded First runner-up in the LTIA National Awards last December 2011 at Malacanang Palace, with no less than his excellency Pres. Benigno Aquino III and SILG Jesse Robredo in attendance.

The lupong tagapamayapa of Brgy. Hingatungan, Silago, Southern Leyte has won in the LTIA national awards in the past.



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