Program: Advocacy

National grassroots alliance on climate change kicks off

The Philippine Climate Watch Alliance (PCWA), a nationwide network of grassroots and community-based organizations, scientists, and environmental advocates, was launched last 19 November 2008 at the Balai Kalinaw of the University of the Philippines in Diliman. Read more

Visayan songs on environmental crisis

Ili-ili sa Kalibutan: Mga Awit ng Bayan at Kalikasan is an album of Philippine environmental songs composed, arranged, and performed by Visayan artists. Read more

Environmental songwriting workshop held in Visayas

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Confronting Global Mining Behemoths: Trends in TNC Mining and People's Struggles

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On Human Rights Day: CEC holds Right to Life! Concert

In commemoration of the International Human Rights Day, the Center for Environmental Concerns – Philip-pines launched a concert dubbed “Right to Life! A Concert of Songs for the People and the Environment”, last December 13, 2008 at My Brother’s Mustache Folk Bar in Quezon City. Read more

COMMUNIQUE from the Asia Pacific People’s Conference on Development Justice*

We, coming from 65 organizations from 16 countries across Asia-- from Australia, Bangladesh, China and Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam, and representing peasants, agricultural workers, w Read more

Indie envi heroes awards on its 4th run

“The fourth GBK is launched in a time of turmoil—the biggest corruption scandals, the dismal state of Yolanda-hit areas, challenges in transportation, energy and basic services. Honoring the ordinary acts of courage by ordinary individuals and groups can give us inspiration to continue the struggle not only for a healthy environment, but for a better world,” said CEC Executive Director Frances Quimpo. Read more

Indie envi heroes awards on its 4th run

“The fourth GBK is launched in a time of turmoil—the biggest corruption scandals, the dismal state of Yolanda-hit areas, challenges in transportation, energy and basic services. Honoring the ordinary acts of courage by ordinary individuals and groups can give us inspiration to continue the struggle not only for a healthy environment, but for a better world,” said CEC Executive Director Frances Quimpo. Read more

COMMUNIQUE from the Asia Pacific People’s Conference on Development Justice*

We conclude that inequality, poverty, exclusion, ecological destruction, violence, genocide and war are but symptoms of systemic and structural injustice, oppression, and hegemonic expansion carried out through unequal systems of trade and debt, official development assistance, as well as the furtherance of patriarchy and neocolonialism. Read more

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