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PHILIPPINES TOOK PART IN GLOBE 2ND CLIMATE LEGISLATION SUMMIT

Written by // Christopher Estallo

Congresswoman Susan Yap Shares the Philippines' Climate and Forests Legislation Initiatives

GLOBE Philippines’ Chair Congresswoman Susan Yap and Vice Chair for Luzon Congressman Agapito Guanlao with GLOBE International Secretary General Adam C.T. Matthews.

GLOBE Philippines' Chair Congresswoman Susan Yap of Tarlac, 2nd District leads the Philippine delegation at the 2nd GLOBE Climate Legislation Summit held in the US Senate and World Bank in Washington DC on 27th to 28th February 2014. Over 132 legislators from 32 countries participated in the summit.

The Philippine delegation also includes GLOBE Philippines' Vice Chair for Luzon Congressman Agapito Guanlao of Butil Party list; and Chris Estallo, Director for the Philippines of GLOBE.

The Summit was part of the Global Legislators Organisation (GLOBE) Climate Legislation Initiative and received the findings of the 4th Edition of the GLOBE Climate Legislation Study as well as overseeing the launch of the Partnership for Climate Legislation, a GLOBE initiative supported by the United Nations and the World Bank. US Senator Edward Markey hosted the opening high-level session.