UN, WB back peace process with MILF
Apr 30, 2013
The World Bank and the United Nations are allocating $7 million in technical assistance to help ensure the success of the peace talks between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) as well as facilitate the establishment of a Bangsamoro entity to replace the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
Reducing risks from natural hazards through the Resilience Project
Mar 21, 2013
Philippines national, local and international agencies once again joined hands in efforts to reduce risks from and contribute to measures to quickly respond to natural disasters in the country.
DENR, DOT ink agreement to preserve ecotourism
Feb 5, 2013
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) inked an agreement with the Department of Tourism (DOT) to ensure that known ecotourism spots in the country are preserved and threatened species living in those areas are protected.
Earth-friendly tourism come-ons to be pushed
Feb 4, 2013
Imagine a bird-watching expedition to Mt. Hamiguitan in Davao Oriental. The highlight of the trip: a rare opportunity to see the Philippine eagle in the wild.
Women peacemakers honored at N-PEACE Awards
Oct 9, 2012
Several women working for peace in the Asian region were honored Tuesday at the United Nations Development Program’s Engage for Peace, Equality, Access, Community and Empowerment (N-PEACE) Awards in Makati City.
UNDP and CHR hold dialogue on HIV and human rights
Jul 6, 2012
With the escalating increase in HIV epidemic in the Philippines, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) convened a landmark dialogue to discuss the situation and response on HIV and human rights in the country.