Member States

Philippines

The Philippines is a tropical archipelago located in the Pacific.

Climate Change Policies

Adaptation: Priority measures:

1) Institutional and system strengthening for downscaling climate change models, climate scenario-building, climate monitoring and observation;

2) Roll-out of science-based climate/disaster risk and vulnerability assessment process as the basis for mainstreaming climate and disaster risks reduction in development plans, programs and projects;

3) Development of climate and disaster-resilient ecosystem(s);

4) Enhancement of climate and disaster-resilience of key sectors – agriculture, water and health + 2 other highlighted priority measures.

Reduce GHG emissions by 70% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2000)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of energy, transport, waste, forestry and industry.

Adaptation: Priority measures:

1) Institutional and system strengthening for downscaling climate change models, climate scenario-building, climate monitoring and observation;

2) Roll-out of science-based climate/disaster risk and vulnerability assessment process as the basis for mainstreaming climate and disaster risks reduction in development plans, programs and projects;

3) Development of climate and disaster-resilient ecosystem(s);

4) Enhancement of climate and disaster-resilience of key sectors – agriculture, water and health + 2 other highlighted priority measures.

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Year of joining the CVF

2011

CVF Presidency

2015 – 2016

CVF Troika member

2016 – 2018 and 2018 – 2020

Capital

Manila

Year of national independence

1946

Website Links

National Focal Points

Mr. Val Roque

DIRECTOR OF DIVISION II: ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY

Department of Foreign Affairs

H.E. Mr. Emmanuel De Guzman

MINISTER AND VICE CHAIRPERSON OF THE CLIMATE CHANGE COMMISSION

Climate Change Commission

Ms. Noralyn Jubaira-Baja

ASSISTANT SECRETARY

Climate Change Commission

News from Philippines

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Ghana Leads Climate Vulnerable Forum

The Bangladesh Presidency of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) ended its two-year term, and passed the CVF Presidency to Ghana, in a ceremony held today. The CVF Presidency represents 55 of the most climate-threatened countries, in their global fight against the climate emergency.

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CVF/V20 Presidency Handover Ceremony

The Bangladesh Presidency of the CVF/V20 ends its successful two-year term as it hands over to Ghana as new Incoming Presidency. The CVF Secretariat is working closely with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the Ministry of Finance of the Bangladesh Government, with support of Ghana for the event.

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