Jed Alegado - updates

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From The Hague to Manila: How change begins

Jun 11, 2016 - 5:26 PM

How does change really happen? What does change really mean?

NEW ADMINISTRATION.  In a campaign period where the narrative of change dominates over the messages of continuity and stability, it begs this question: how does change really happen?

ASEAN told to push for strong adaptation measures in climate deal

Dec 08, 2015 - 8:21 PM

Governments must work together and find consensus within their negotiating blocs to push for strong the welfare of Asians in the Paris deal

TUKTUK TO PARIS. A week before COP 21, Oxfam's #TuktuktoParis campaign reached its target of 5,000 signatures for stronger climate adaptation among ASEAN governments in the Paris agreement. Photo courtesy Shubert Ciencia/Oxfam GROW East Asia

A week into COP21: optimism high for a climate deal

Dec 08, 2015 - 12:13 AM

A week into the negotiations are we getting closer to a legally binding deal?

NEXT ROUND. Dean Tony La Vina and Sec. Manny De Guzman of the Philippine delegation discuss the next steps of the negotiations to the media. Photo by Jed Alegado

Securing the gains of the Paris climate deal

Sep 16, 2015 - 4:00 PM

Paris is only the beginning as countries need to be constantly reviewing action plans and setting ambitious targets every 5 years to keep up with the phase of climate change

On the front line: Volunteer troops in times of crisis

Mar 30, 2015 - 7:00 PM

A group of men and women volunteers can serve as the country s first line of defense during times of crisis

READY RESERVE. Members of the NCR Regional Community Defense Group, Army Reserve Command, salute the Philippine Flag in a seminar on Project Agos.

NGOs: UN Climate Summit not enough to change climate course

Oct 01, 2014 - 1:48 PM

We saw some positive signs but all in all the pledges were not ambitious enough to keep up with the demand of climate scientists and advocates alike

File photo of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon calling for climate action in the world’s largest gathering on climate change from AFP.

Wanted: ‘Build Back Better’ agency

Feb 26, 2014 - 12:33 PM

It s time to rethink the role of the NDRRMC and create a dedicated disaster management agency

NEED FOR RECOVERY. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP