Technical Committee Meeting: Institutional Setup | 21 January 2021

A virtual Technical Committee Meeting led by Dr. Rutth Gerochi, Institutional Development Specialist/Governance Expert of the Study Team, was held via zoom application on 21 January 2021. The meeting focused on the details of the proposed institutional setup for the MBSDMP.

The discussions include requirements to oversee sustainable developments in Manila Bay, mandates, core functions, and basic structure of the proposed institutional setup, and transition process.

The meeting was attended by representatives from various agencies and organizations such as National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Wetlands International Philippines, RJ Management Consultancy, LGU of Quezon City, Deltares, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), LGU of Macabebe, Urban Poor Associates (UPA), Netherlands Embassy, EcoWaste Coalition, Metropolitan Wasterworks and Sewerage System Corp (MWSS), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA), Department of Transportation (DOTr), Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), Department of Energy (DOE), LGU of Cavite City, Co-Multiversity, League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP), LGU of Pasig City, World Wildlife Fund-Philippines (WWF-PH), LGU of Navotas City, Southeast Asian Limnological Network, Manila Bay Coordinating Office (MBCO), Manila Water Company Inc. (MWCI), LGU of Hagonoy, Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), LGU of Malolos City, LGU of Bacoor City, Private-Public Partnership Center (PPPC), Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA), National Transmission Corporation (NTC), Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU), University of the Philippines Los Banos Foundation Inc (UPLBFI), and Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement (PRRM).

Presentation on the MBSDMP Overview is available here.

Presentation on the topic is available here.