Monthly Archives: February 2014

3 Reasons Why the Term “Misappropriation” Does Not Enable Fuller Understanding of Biopiracy

CURRENT BIODIVERSITY CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 15 February 2014 From 3 to 7 February 2014 last week, experts, bureaucrats, indigenous peoples and activists from all over the world met in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss how to advance discussions on an … Continue reading

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General Santos City Takes Steps to Prepare for Disaster and Climate Change Impacts

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 9 February 2014 Last 6 February 2014, the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) as well as the City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) of General Santos City held a Pre-Summit Conference … Continue reading

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So, PARR Is Not So Near? How Civil Society Organizations May Matter in Post-Yolanda Efforts

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 2 February 2014 In a Forum held last 28 January 2014 by Manila Observatory, Ateneo de Manila University, Aksyon Klima Pilipinas and Christian Aid inside the Ateneo de Manila University campus in Katipunan, Undersecretary … Continue reading

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