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Republic of the Philippines
PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
(R.A. 7611)
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 06-311

“A RESOLUTION REITERATING THE REGULAR REPRESENTATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES (DENR) TO THE MEETINGS OF THE PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (PCSD) “

The governance, implementation and policy direction of the Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) shall be exercised by the herein created Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) hereinafter referred to as the Council, which shall be under the Office of the President. It shall be composed of the members of the House of Representatives representing the province of Palawan, the Deputy Director General of he National Economic and Development Authority, the Undersecretary of Special Concerns of the Department of Agriculture, the Undersecretary of Environment and Natural resources, the Governor of Palawan, the Mayor of Puerto Princesa City, the President of the Mayor’s League of Palawan, the President of the Provincial Chapter of the Liga ng mga Barangay, the Executive Director of the PCSDS as provided in Section 20 of RA 7611 and other members from the public and private sectors as majority of the Council may deem necessary.

WHEREAS, there is a need to reiterate PCSD Resolution 01-192 “A RESOLUTION URGING THE UNDERSECRETARY FOR SPECIAL CONCERNS OF THE DA, THE UNDERSECRETARY OF THE DENR AND THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE NEDA TO OBSERVE FAITHFULLY AND COMPLY WITH THE PROVISION OF SECTION 16 OF RA 7611” particularly the critical representation of the DENR to all the PCSD meeting considering that the DENR and the PCSD have complementary roles in the protection, development and conservation of natural resources in Palawan;

WHEREAS, based on the records of the PCSD Secretariat, there were several times that the DENR was not represented in the deliberation of critical policy issues and concerns pertaining to the environment;

WHEREAS, the Council is reiterating the availability and personal attendance of the DENR Undersecretary together with the PENRO and concerned CENROs during the scheduled meetings of the Council and be actively involved in the PCSD Committee on Environment and Natural Resources wherein the Undersecretary is the committee chair;

WHEREFORE, on motion of Chairman Abraham Kahlil B. Mitra himself and duly seconded, the Council RESOLVED as it is hereby RESOLVED that a resolution urging the DENR Underecretary for the proper representation of the DENR in any of the PCSD regular/committee meetings be passed by the PCSD to ensure that pertinent environmental problems and issues be amply addressed by the DENR;

RESOLVED FINALLY, that copies of this resolution be furnished to the DENR Secretary, DENR Regional Executive Director for MIMAROPA, Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PENRO) and concerned Community Environment and Natural Resources Officers (CENROs).

APPROVED and ADOPTED this 25th day of August 2006 in Coron, Palawan.

I hereby certify to the correctness and accuracy of the above-quoted resolution.

 

ROMEO B. DORADO
Secretary,PCSD

APPROVED FOR THE COUNCIL

ABRAHAM KAHLIL B. M1TRA
Chairman,PCSD