Philippines Consultative Committee wants environmental rights in new constitution

By Pia Ranada, 26 March 2018
The Consultative Committee (Con-Com) plans to add stronger, self-executing provisions on environmental rights in the federal constitution they will propose to Congress and President Rodrigo Duterte. Con-Com chairman and former chief justice Reynato Puno announced this in a press conference on Monday, March 26. "We'd like to think it's about time that we constitutionalize these prov[...] Read more here:…


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