SOLIDARITY FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN GROWTH

SOLIDARITY FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN GROWTH 

Photo Solidarity for sustainable urban growth web
Secretary Roy Cimatu (center), leads a symbolic solidarity pose during a four-day congress organized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for research and development experts from the 10 member countries of the ASEAN region, China, South Korea, and Australia to discuss strategies in protecting the ecosystem and biodiversity in urban areas. Joining Cimatu are, from left: Sunwoo Bae, Program Officer of the UN Institute for Training and Research – International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders of Jeju, South Korea; Architect Felino Palafox Jr., principal architect of Urban Planner; Director Henry Adornado of the DENR’s Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB); Dr. Bharat Dahiya, an urbanist at Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University; Atty. Roberto Oliva, Executive Director of the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversiy; and Dr. Simplicia Pasicolan of the ERDB, Overall Coordinator of the congress. ##