Republic of the Philippines
PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 01-182
“A RESOLUTION CREATING THE PCSD COMMITTEE ON PALAWAN TROPICAL FORESTRY PROTECTION PROGRAMME (PTFPP) AFFAIRS AND DESIGNATING REPRESENTATIVE ABRAHAM KAHLIL B. MITRA AS COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN”
WHEREAS, in July 1995, the Palawan Tropical Forestry Protection Programme (PTFPP) was launched as a special project of the PCSD with financial funding assistance from the European Union and a counterpart fund from the Government of the Philippines;
WHEREAS, the Programme aims to assist in the preservation of Palawan forests through community based sustainable development strategy within the framework of the Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) for Palawan Act under Republic Act No. 7611 and the National Integrated Protected Areas System under Republic Act No. 7586;
WHEREAS, PCSD, together with two representatives of national environmental NGO’s, serves as PTFPP’s Executive Steering Committee (ESC), which is responsible for approving annual work plan, reviewing project progress, and providing policy guidance in accordance with the Financing Memorandum between the Government of the Philippines and the European Union;
WHEREAS, in view of the numerous concerns of the Council, there is a need to create a committee that would attend to the needs of the Programme, in close coordination with the PTFPP Co-Directors, and provide the venue for discussing and resolving urgent issues when the ESC does not meet regularly;
WHEREFORE, on motion duly seconded, the Council resolves, as it is hereby resolved, to create, as it is hereby created, the Committee on PTFPP Affairs;
RESOLVED FURTHER, that Representative Abraham Kahlil B. Mitra be designated, as he is hereby designated, as Committee Chairman;
RESOLVED FURTHERMORE, that Rep. Mitra be authorized, as he is hereby authorized, to choose the committee members from among the Council members;
RESOLVED FINALLY, that copies of this resolution be furnished the PTFPP Co-Directors and the Head of Delegation of the European Union in Manila for their information and guidance.
ADOPTED and APPROVED this 26th day of July 2001 in Quezon City.
I hereby certify to the correctness and accuracy of the above-quoted resolution.
ATTY. JOSELITO C. ALISUAG
HON. VICENTE A. SANDOVAL