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DENR WILDLIFE TASK FORCE WINS UN AWARD – CIMATU

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu cited the inter-agency task force Philippine Operations Group on Ivory and Illegal Wildlife or POGI for winning the prestigious Asia Environmental Enforcement Awards given by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Cimatu said the award is “a testimony of the continuing commitment of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) […]

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UN GROUP AWARDS DEPED FOR ‘OUTSTANDING SERVICE’

The United Nations Association of the Philippines (UNAP) has recognized the Department of Education (DepEd) for its outstanding service in continuously educating young people about the UN and supporting its various programs and projects.The UNAP presented the General Carlos P. Romulo (CPR) award to the DepEd on its 73rd-anniversary celebration recently and in line with […]

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DOT, FAO TEAM UP TO PROMOTE FARM TOURISM – ROMULO-PUYAT

The Department of Tourism (DOT) will team up with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations to promote farm tourism and help the country’s tourism industry recover from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The partnership with FAO – which leads efforts to achieve food security and fight world hunger and malnutrition —  intends […]

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CONTRIBUTE IN IMPROVING AIR QUALITY – LEGARDA

In celebration of this year’s World Environment Day, Senator Loren Legarda is urging everyone to contribute in the improvement of air quality by implementing environmental laws and avoiding causes of air pollution in households, industries, and workspaces. Legarda said World Environment Day which is marked every June 5, seeks to encourage worldwide awareness and action […]

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PALACE IN FULL SUPPORT OF UN DEV’T GOALS – NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles on Monday said the Duterte administration is fully committed to support the sustainable development goals (SDGs) of the United Nations (U.N.), noting that the Philippines is ready to collaborate on programs that are essential to improve living conditions and quality of life while at the same time working to preserve the […]

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ICC PULLOUT HAS NO EFFECT ON PH ECONOMY, JUSTICE SYSTEM – VILLAR, PIMENTEL

Administration senators said the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) has no impact on the country’s economy and justice system. Senator Cynthia Villar said the country’s departure from the ICC is nothing to worry about as Philippine courts primarily tasked to protect the rights of people still function. […]