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Updates from the 9th and 10th PSF Board Meetings

The People’s Survival Fund (PSF) Board held its 9th and 10th meetings last July 5 and 20, 2017, respectively, at the Department of Finance in Roxas Boulevard, Manila. Highlights of said meetings, including key interventions from the NGO representative to the PSF Board as well as annexes, are included in our updates (downloadable PDF format).

2019-05-27T14:48:35+08:0022 Jul 2017|

PSF Handbook

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This handbook gives a good comprehensive briefing on the R.A. 10174 or the People’s Survival Fund. The handbook’s annexes also provide the necessary templates in accessing the fund.

2019-05-25T19:29:07+08:0001 Mar 2017|

Lanuza’s PSF proposal reflects good local governance

by Janssen Mozar Martinez

After the two-day People’s Survival Fund (PSF) field appraisal in Del Carmen, Siargao Island, ICSC joined officials from the PSF secretariat and Municipal Development Fund Office (MDFO) in travelling farther south of the CARAGA region to the quiet surfing town of Lanuza, Surigao del Sur.

We were happily welcomed by Mayor Salvacion Azarcon herself, […]

2019-03-21T12:39:22+08:0024 Oct 2016|Tags: , |

Notes on the 11th PSFB meeting from the NGO Representative to the PSF Board

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The People’s Survival Fund Board (PSFB) met for the 11th time in 11 August 2017 at the board room of the Office of the Secretary of the Department of Finance. The Fund board meeting was attended by members and alternate members from the Department of Finance (DOF), Department of Budget and Management (DBM), […]

2019-05-25T19:40:57+08:0015 Aug 2015|

PH can mobilize climate finance amid COVID – experts

QUEZON CITY, 29 March 2021 – Access and accountability in climate finance should go hand in hand to address existing and emerging impacts brought by climate change and COVID-19, experts from the United Nations, Philippine government, civil society, and the private sector said in a recent webinar.

“We have to consider this pandemic as an opportunity where […]

2021-04-06T09:52:30+08:0029 Mar 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |

DOF pushes for mainstreaming sustainable finance in the Philippines

10 FEBRUARY 2021, Quezon City — Department of Finance (DOF) Assistant Secretary Paola Alvarez today pushed for the mainstreaming of sustainable finance in the Philippines, involving a whole of government approach and internationally harmonized finance initiatives.

“Even if we are doing so much in terms of policy to harness climate finance and to mitigate our disaster risk, […]

Together against climate change

Reposted from südostasien, read original article here.

By Denise Margaret Matias & Danica Marie Supnet

Southeast Asia/Philippines: Although the region is strongly affected by the consequences of climate change, representatives from Southeast Asia are hardly present in international climate committees. Cross-sectoral cooperation from local to international level is essential to combat the causes of climate change and […]

Gov’t, finance sector unite for more accessible climate finance for LGUs

PASAY CITY, 19 November 2019 — Representatives from the Climate Change Commission (CCC), the finance sector, civil society, and local government units discussed here today how to make climate finance more accessible in the country as part of the week-long celebration of National Climate Change Consciousness Week.

“Now more than ever, we need to ensure the […]