In the recent Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance Conferment Ceremony held at Pearlmont Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City on November 12, 2023, the City of Malaybalay, along with 26 other local government units (LGUs) in region 10, received the 2021 Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance.

The award is a recognition of Malaybalay City’s dedication in implementing child-friendly policies and programs, as assessed through the Child-Friendly Local Governance Audit conducted by the DILG.

This signifies a collective commitment among the honored LGUs to prioritize children’s rights to survival, development, protection, participation, and governance.