On October 5 – 7, 2022, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) gathered stakeholder representatives from the private sector, civil society, non-government organizations, and the academe for a three-day forum to produce inclusive long-term policies that address multi-sectoral challenges in environmental resilience. This will ensure evidence-informed actions for protecting, conserving, enhancing, and regenerating the Philippines’ ecosystems. The forum was attended by over 300 attendees on the first day, 234 on the second, and 148 on the third and last day.
Team Evident having the photo opportunity with the DENR officials. DENR Secretary MGen Augusto Dela Pena, DENR Secreatary Maria-Antonia Yulo-Layzaga, DENR Secretary and Chief of Staff Marilou Erni
Left to right: Mr. Marco Toscano Rivalta, Chief, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Mr. Ebisawa Yo, Senior Representative, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Ms. Rebekah Eubanks, Acting Mission Director, USAID Philippines, Mr. Khalid Hassan, Country Director, International Labor Organization and UN Resident Coordinator ad interim, Dr. Achim Fock, Operations Manager for Brunei, Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand, World Bank, and Dr. Jiangfeng Zhang, Director, Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Division, Southeast Asia Department, Asian Development Bank
Mr. Marco Toscano Rivalta, Chief, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and moderator Mr. Antonio Joselito Lambino Jr. of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas addressing the audience
For the multistakeholder forum, Evident was tasked to ___
Members of Team Evident assigned to their respective breakout rooms with Atty. Gia Ibay of WWF Philippines and DENR Undersecretary Major General Augusto Dela Pena
Mr. Ernesto D. Garilao is the President of the Zuellig Family Foundation
DENR Undersecretary Major General Augusto Dela Pena taking questions from the audience in the breakout rooms
Elaine Tinio and Sofia Magtibay of Evident.