GIZ-COSERAM to hold 3rd Partners’ Forum in Butuan City

  • March 16, 2017
  • Jennifer P. Gaitano

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 16 (PIA) – The Conflict Sensitive Resource and Asset Management (COSERAM) Program, supported by the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) is set to hold the 3rd Partners’ Forum on April 5-6, 2017 at Almont Hotel’s Inland Resort, this city.

Sais activity is also in partnership with other government agencies, which include the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP), and Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process (OPAPP).

GIZ principal advisor Peter Hauschnik bared that some 200 participants are expected to attend said forum which are composed of representatives from national, regional and local government agencies, academe and civil society organizations.

“The forum aims to provide a venue for stock-taking and looking ahead: Two years into Phase 2 of COSERAM. With this event, we would like to offer the opportunity to build bridges of experiences between the involved stakeholders. It shall serve also as a venue of information exchange between the three COSERAM regions (Caraga, Region 10 and 11) as well as national level on lessons learned throughout the course of implementation of COSERAM,” underlined Hauschnik.

For more information on the said event, the GIZ can be reached at telephone number (02) 814-0719; 651-5167. (JPG/PIA-Caraga)


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