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

PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 99-153

“RESOLUTION CONCURRING WITH THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE MIDTERM REVIEW MISSION TO REPLACE THE EUROPEAN CO-DIRECTOR OF THE PALAWAN TROPICAL FORESTRY PROTECTION PROGRAMME (PTFPP).”

WHEREAS, the Palawan Tropical Forestry Protection Programme (PTFPP) was established in 1995 as part of the 1993 aide programme of the European Union for the purpose of assisting the preservation of Palawan forests within the framework of the SEP under RA 7611 and the NIPAS under RA 7586;

WHEREAS, the Financing Memorandum between the Government of the Philippines and the European Union provides that for administrative purposes the PTFPP Project Management Office shall be established as an administrative unit within PCSDS and that the PCSD Chairman shall appoint a National Co-Director, with the concurrence of the European Union, to take charge of the PMO and to be jointly responsible with the European Co-Director for the implementation of the project.

WHEREAS, the Financing Memorandum also provides that the appointment of the European Co-Director should get the concurrence of the PCSD, however, the records show that the PCSD did not concur with the appointment of the present EU Co-Director;

WHEREAS, in October 1999 the Midterm Review Mission recommended the replacement of the present European Co-Director, Mr. Graham Bell;

WHEREFORE, on unanimous motion of the members present, be it RESOLVED, as it is hereby RESOLVED that the PCSD concurs with the recommendation of the PTFPP Midterm Review Mission to replace the European Co-Director, Mr. Graham Bell.

RESOLVED FINALLY, that copies of this resolution be furnished the Delegation of the European Union in the Philippines and the Department of Foreign Affairs through the National Economic Development Authority for their information.

APPROVED and ADOPTED this 17th day of December 1999 in Quezon City.

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

EXEC. DIR. JOSELITO C. ALISUAG
Secretary
Approved:

ALFREDO E. ABUEG,JR.
Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives
Chairman, PCSD