The MSAC

The Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Committee

LGRC HD

MSAC Guiding Principles

  • The essence of multi-stakeholdership in LGRC is ensuring that key players and prime movers in local governance must collectively articulate policies in building a culture that encourage learning and sharing of information and knowledge in promoting excellence in local governance.
  • Knowledge Management is one means towards building multi-stakeholdership, but it’s not the sole basis for their buy-in and long-term commitment.
  • Multi stakeholder partners are part of the KM system
  • Multi-staleholdership means developing common stake onownership of the state of local governance state among various players.
  • Represents a paradigm shift in DILG’s role from supervision to that of a catalyst and facilitator in promoting excellence in local governance. should also be noted that the non-threatening environment should start within DILG as the major catalyst in improving local governance performance. There is a need for capacity development towards introducing a paradigm shift within DILG Regional Offices as RLGRC hosts.

 

Roles of the Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Committee (MSAC)

  • Provide general direction and guidance to the LGRC programs, plans
  • Formulate policies and guidelines in the operationalization of LGRC
  •  Identify and participate in researches and assessments relevant to LG KM
  • Contribute local governance relevant knowledge products to the center (explicit knowledge) and the LGRC online
  • Make accessible/available to the LGUs and other secondary users their respective organization’s (internal – that can not be lodged at the center or uploaded in LGRC online) LG knowledge products, website (also through links on LGRC online), experts, etc.
  • Initiate steps towards building their respective organizations as KCOs and to influence the shaping of a knowledge sharing culture and the culture of learning within the respective organizations, LGRC and the other stakeholders in the LG sector
  •  Mobilize resources (fund, material, human) to support KM programs and plans
  • Contribute to the development of best practices in local governance and its replication
  • To identify and propose areas for convergence so as to integrate and harmonize the various programs of different stakeholders, using knowledge to focus, prioritize, and align various actors according to a common image of regional LG
  • Analyze and review results of regularly conducted LG KM audits in order to maintain a realistic picture of the regional LG KM environment and the characteristics of LG knowledge supply and demand in the region
  • Continuously verify the value proposition and communicates this to sponsors and partners
  • Monitor and Evaluate the impact of LGRC and the attainment of its VMG