The Philippine delegation officially opens the first-ever Philippine Pavilion during the 2023 United Nations 28th Conference of Parties (COP28) at the Dubai Expo City in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary and Head of the Philippine Delegation Maria Antonia Yulo Loyzaga (5th from left) and Special Assistant to the President Antonio Lagdameo (3rd from left) lead the ribbon-cutting ceremony. They are joined by (from left) Department of Trade and Industry Secretary Alfredo Pascual, Department of Health Secretary Teodoro Herbosa, UAE Ambassador to the Philippines Mohamed Obaid Alqataam Alzaabi, Philippine Ambassador to the UAE Alfonso Ferdinand A. Ver, and Rep. Mark Cojuangco.