FORUM-WORKSHOP ON REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9512 …

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FORUM-WORKSHOP ON REPUBLIC
ACT NO. 9512
(ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS
AND EDUCATION LAW:
THE CHALLENGES FOR ACTION
Status of the Implementation of
the NEEAP and the AEEAP,
Challenges and Commitment to
Implement RA 9512 –
from the Civil Society
Elizabeth Roxas
Environmental Broadcast Circle (EBC)
30-31July 2009
Hotel Stotsenberg, Clarkfield, Pampanga
Screening of the Animated MTV
produced by EBC
for the World Bank
“The Chain of Life”
We Were First Among the Rest
 One of the very first country to organize a national
council for sustainable development – the PCSD
 Unique composition – a multi-sectoral body
representing the 3 pillars of society
-government
-business
-civil society
the Civil Society Counterpart Council for
Sustainable Development (CSCCSD)
- over 50 members in the country
Where are we Coming From
PCSD Sub-Committee on Information and Education
-tasks to popularize and localize the PA21
-production of IEC materials
-various activities
In support to education initiatives for sustainable
development
Why Environmental Awareness and
Education Act
Where is sustainable development?
-cannot be felt
-nor seen
In the immediate
Needs to have a face
Environment is where people can easily relate
Hence, the EE for SD
What Do We Do
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Community organizing
Institution building
Community-based interventions/facilitation etc.
Conduct of trainings, workshops, forusm, etc.
Subscribing to a proven process of SD
Policy advocacy
Formulation of SD framework
Role playing
Campaigns
Promotion of conservation, protection and sustainable
management of natural resources
What Do We Do
 Development and production of IEC materials
and activities
 Alternative education
 Renewable energy
 Networking and linkagin
 Profiling
 Participation in local governance
 Electoral and political reform initiatives
 Transparency and accountability in governance
 And maybe more……
What Else Has to be Done
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Determine levels of awareness
Rate our EE for SD
Let’s do an SMCR check
Accessibility
How far can we reach?
Are we equipped?
Resource mobilization
Use and build on our experts and icons
What to Offer
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Multi-stakeholder partnership
Exchange of ideas and information
Actual experiences
Indigenous knowledge and practices
Linkages
Sustainable capabilities and abilities
Community-based lifestyles
Emersions
Research and development
What to Offer
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Modeling
Best practices and success stories
Case studies and piloting
Expertise
Showcasing
Education by examples
Community outreach
Moving Forward – Together?
 No competition, no duplication but
cooperation
 Reactivating PCSD
 Holistic approach to SD
only if we KNOW!!!
Screening of an
animated MTV
“The Chain of Life”
The Filipino Version
Samples
 Production of RICE materials for
broadcast and non-broadcast release
 30 seconder PSA’s
 Jingle on air pollution
Maraming salamat at
MABUHAY!!!

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