Department of Environment and Natural Resources Undersecretary for Policy, Planning, and International Affairs Atty. Jonas R. Leones (left) and Japan Vice Minister of the Environment Tokutaro Nakai (right) present the joint statement finalized during the Bilateral Environmental Policy Dialogue on March 2 as part of the first Philippines-Japan Environmental Week. The statement solidifies the cooperation of both countries towards the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and protection against the impact of climate change through strategies such as Initiative on Fluorocarbons Life Cycle Management, Joint Crediting Mechanism, and Partnership to Strengthen Transparency for co-Innovation.###