Advocacy Update

House Committee approves consolidated bill for proposed Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Act

May 23, 2023

QUEZON CITY, Philippines—In a significant move towards safeguarding the rights and well-being of Filipino adolescents, the House of Representatives Committee on Youth and Sports Development, led by Chair Faustino Michael Carlos Dy III, approved the substitute bill for the proposed Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Act today, May 23. During its 6th regular meeting on Tuesday morning, […]

Action toward tobacco-free generation

March 14, 2023

More than 20 participants, representing members of the House of Representatives and the Senate and congressional offices, gathered to discuss the effects of the tobacco epidemic in the Philippines and the ways forward in protecting Filipinos, particularly children and youth, from the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke. Recognizing that the tobacco epidemic and the […]

Young Leaders’ Call to Action: Tax Tobacco to the Max!

October 15, 2022

More than 20 delegates of the Young Leaders Program (YLP) committed to pursue the advocacy for higher taxes on tobacco products during the knowledge-building session held on October 1, organized by the Philippine Legislators Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) and the Child Rights Network (CRN) The session tackled the concept of tobacco taxation as […]

Job Announcement: Advocacy and Partnerships Officer

July 7, 2022

Posting date: 7 July 2022 For immediate hiring PLCPD is looking for an individual who is interested to work full-time as Advocacy and Partnerships Officer (APO).  The APO will be assigned to the organization’s advocacy on: tobacco control.   Interested applicants may send their CV and letter of application to Address your communication to Mr. Romeo Dongeto, Executive Director.   Main Functions of the Advocacy and Partnerships Officer:  develops and implements a […]

Sustainable, low-carbon, at equitable energy, ngayon na!

June 29, 2022

In the 48th episode of the Usapang Human Development Series, the panelists will discuss about the transition of the country to renewable energy (RE) as a sequel to UHD’s Episode 46: “Mas Malinis na Enerhiya, Ngayon na!“. The episode aims to address gaps in transitioning to RE and consolidate plans of the House of Representatives […]

New Spotlight Episode: Malinis na Hangin, Ipaglaban Natin!

June 24, 2022

Join Ms. Isa Suarez from the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air as she reveals the gravity of the country’s air pollution problem as well as what concrete actions can be taken to mitigate its effects. Watch the episode on PLCPD Facebook page: #CleanAirForAll

Renewable Energy: Mas Mura at Malinis na Enerhiya, Ngayon Na!

June 17, 2022

Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities’ Partnerships and Advocacy Advisor Mr. Francis Dela Cruz talks about why switching to renewable energy is the most logical and viable solution to rising electricity prices and the climate crisis. RenewableEnergy #CleanEnergy