PCSD holds 2Q meeting
Socio-economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan chaired the 2Q Meeting of the Philippine Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) last 12 August 2014 at the Tamaraw Hall, Bulwagan Ninoy, Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife, Diliman, Quezon City.
Secretary Balisacan led the discussion on various matters such as: (i) the need to fast-track priority legislative agenda (i.e. National Land Use Act (NALUA)); (ii) proposed reconstitution of PCSD; (iii) updates on the 2nd High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development and the Post-2015 Development Agenda Consultations; (iv) development of an Integrated Model for Sustainable Development in the Philippines; (v) results and experiences of the Land Governance Assessment Framework Pilot Sites; and (vi) updates on Aerial Spraying.
Also present in the meeting were NEDA Deputy Director-General Margarita R. Songco, Usec. Manuel Gerochi of DENR, representative from the DFA, CCC, business sector and Civil Society Counterpart Council for Sustainable Development (CSCCSD) representatives, among others.