DIRECTOR MARIVEL C. SACENDONCILLO

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DIRECTOR MARIVEL C. SACENDONCILLO

Executive Director, Local Government Academy

ACTIONS OR PROGRAMS CURRENTLY UNDERTAKEN IN
LOCAL GOVERNMENT SECTOR

Order of presentation

GAPS AND CHALLENGES OF ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
IN LG SECTOR

COMMITMENT OF LG SECTOR TO IMPLEMENT RA 9512 for
2008
-
2014


Environmental education for LGUs are integrated into
the orientation programs for elected officials



Focus has been given to educating LGUs to enhance
their capacities to comply with environmental laws



Existence of best practices in environmental
management among local governments



Trend towards alliance building to address
environmental challenges



Installation of performance measurement


system for environmental management

Establishment of CAPABILITY
BUILDING MECHANISMS FOR URBAN
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

Translation to local ordinances of
national laws on environment

Air
quality act, Solid waste management,
Water and sanitation, Forest
management, Coastal Resource
management

Technical Assistance on the POLICY
FORMULATION ON LG INITIATIVES &
BEST PRACTICES ON
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ON
LG SECTOR


Capacity Development on Climate
Change Adaptation and Mitigation
Along the following sectors:


S
olid Waste Management



T
ransport Management



E
conomic Development



W
ater and Sanitation



A
ir Quality Management



R
enewable Energy



D
isaster Risk Reduction


ACTIONS OR PROGRAMS CURRENTLY UNDERTAKEN IN LOCAL
GOVERNMENT SECTOR

Establishment of networks, local
and international, in
consolidating efforts in
environmental education


at the local government sector


ACTIONS OR PROGRAMS CURRENTLY UNDERTAKEN IN LOCAL
GOVERNMENT SECTOR

Establishment of the

Phil. UEM Network

ACTIONS OR PROGRAMS CURRENTLY UNDERTAKEN IN LOCAL
GOVERNMENT SECTOR

Inclusion of environmental laws at the


Planning and Policy formulation level in all Local Governments



>Comprehensive Land Use Plan,


>Comprehensive Development Plan,


>Executive
-
Legislative Agenda,


>Annual Investment Program)

Issuance of department policies for environmental support ensuring local
government compliance, appropriating funds and penalties thereof


>Forest Management


>Management of Marine resources


>Enhancement of the quality of Coastal waters


>Urban Environmental Management

PUBLICATIONS / DATABASE OF BEST PRACTICES

Creation of database on best practices::


>Husay Balangay


>STEP manual


>Gawad Galing Pook

Creation of technology transfer facilities:


>Good Practices in Local Governance: Facility for Adaptation and Replication /



Environment Planning and Management (GO
-
FAR /L
-
EPM)




>Material Recovery Facilities in LGUs


> Local Governance Resource Centers

Creation of database of National, Regional and
Provincial trainers on Environmental Management
(Solid Waste Management)

ACTIONS OR PROGRAMS CURRENTLY UNDERTAKEN IN LOCAL
GOVERNMENT SECTOR

ACTIONS OR PROGRAMS CURRENTLY UNDERTAKEN IN LOCAL
GOVERNMENT SECTOR

Enhanced Partnership in mainstreaming


Environmental Programs




> Local Resource Institutions (LRIs)



> Local Government Leagues



> NGOs, CSOs, Private Sector



> Foreign Funding Institutions


ACTIONS OR PROGRAMS CURRENTLY UNDERTAKEN IN LOCAL
GOVERNMENT SECTOR



Course on Integrated Coastal Management




Training on Social Transformation Through


Environmental Program(STEP) for Effective


Waste Management




Integrated Water and Sanitation Planning




Public
-
Private Partnership (PPP) for


LGU
WatSan

programs




Local Environmental Planning Program




Orientation on Climate Change




Disaster Risk Reduction


TRAINING COURSES

GAPS AND CHALLENGES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

IN LG SECTOR



Lack of environmental education program for
communities driven by local governments




Need to integrate climate change issues in local


government plans and decisions




Lack of financing support for environment projects




Need to design other programs on environmental


management such as transport management,


renewable energy and air quality management.

COMMITMENT OF LG SECTOR TO IMPLEMENT RA 9512 for 2008
-
2014

Ensuring Capacity Building mechanisms on creating
environmentally

friendly policies and programs to be
institutionalized at the local government level

Preventing
environmental
degradation through
strong implementation
of environmental laws

Integration of Environmental
Education and Climate Change
in the Orientation of the Newly
Elected Officials

Continuing education for LGUs
on environmental management

Strengthening of performance
evaluation of LGUs along
environmental management

Expansion and
strengthening of EE
network for LGUs

Taking care of the
environment
calls for local collective action

of local governments and their
communities


THANK YOU!!!