Former PhilDHRRA Chairperson Appointed as DILG Undersecretary

 

Quezon City—Mr. Francisco “Bimbo” Fernandez has been appointed as DILG Undersecretary who will be in-charge of the urban poor and other basic sector’s concerns, and, the bottom-up budgeting (BUB) initiative.
 
Bimbo served as Executive Director of Pagtambayayong Foundation Inc., a PhilDHRRA member in Visayas, and was elected as PhilDHRRA Chairperson during its recently held 21st General Assembly on 15-17 August 2012 in Davao City.
 
Bimbo has tendered his resignation as PhilDHRRA Chairperson but pledged to uphold the network’s advocacy on good governance in the service of basic sectors.

 

CSOs Call for the Immediate Passage of the NLUA in the Senate

 18 October 2012—Almost 60 civil society organizations, together with representatives from various government agencies and local government units, gathered during the High Level Discussion on National Land Use and its Impact on Food Security, Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Makati City.

Call for Applicants: Research and Advocacy Officer

 PhilDHRRA Luzon is looking for qualified applicants for full time, project-based position as Research and Advocacy Officer. He/She will be responsible for assisting the Regional Coordinator in implementing projects with focus on natural resources management and rights-based approach to development.  

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