Vice Mayors League of the Philippines

Organization & Mandate

A Just and Humane Society, a Local Government that Shall Embody Our Ideals and Aspirations for a Peaceful, Economically Progressive and United People through Effective Governance and Responsive and Pro-Active Local Legislation.

THE ORGANIZATION

Commonly known as the “VMLP,” we are an organization of all vice mayors of all cities and municipalities of the Philippines, totaling 1,632 member-LGU’s. Founded in 1988, the VMLP has been in the service to the local government for the past 22 years.

OUR MANDATE

The Local Government Code of 1991 and our Constitution and By-Laws provide that the VMLP shall have the primary purpose of ventilating, articulating and crystallizing issues affecting city and municipal governments especially those concerning local legislation.

And to (functions):

  • collaborate with the national, local and international agencies and organizations in attaining efficient and effective local legislation;
  • develop programs that will enrich and upgrade the capabilities of local legislative bodies;
  • encourage people participation;
  • coordinate and collaborate with other leagues;
  • assist the national government in the formulation and implementation of programs and projects;
  • promote local autonomy.