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Center for Environmental Concerns - Philippines works to cultivate environmental awareness and action, create a community of advocates, and contribute to the defense of ecosystems and peoples through empowering education, community-based research, and people-oriented, patriotic, and scientific advocacy.

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PRESS RELEASE March 27, 2024: Environmental defender groups amass local and international support to surface and release Eco Dangla and Jak Tiong

March 27, 2024

PRESS RELEASE Environmental defender groups amass local and international support to surface and release Eco Dangla and Jak Tiong March 27, 2024 Contact person: lia@cecphils.org / 09097273371 maggie@kalikasan.net / 0955 299 5309   As of March 27, 2024 10:10 in the morning, a total of 257 organizations and 416 individuals have signed the petition for […]

Environmental advocates troop to the United Nations Human Rights Council one year into the Marcos Jr. administration

June 30, 2023

Press Release, June 29, 2023: Geneva, Switzerland – The Center for Environmental Concerns – Philippines Inc. (CEC) is part of the delegation of human rights advocates from the Philippine Universal Periodic Review Watch (PH UPR Watch) which attended the 53rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, whose session coincides with the Marcos Jr. administration marking its first year in office.

Intervention submitted by CEC in partnership with Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, World Council of Churches (CCIA-WCC) at the 53rd session of the UN Human Rights Council

June 28, 2023

The Center of Environmental Concerns – Philippines Inc. (CEC) participated in the 53rd session of the United Nations Human Rights (19 June – 14 July 2023) in Geneva, Switzerland. CEC submitted an intervention in partnership with the National Council of Churches in the Philippines and the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, World Council of Churches (CCIA-WCC), during the Interactive Dialogue of the Special Rapporteur on Climate Change and Human Rights.