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Republic Act No. 9512 on National Environmental Awareness and Education Act, 2008.

Country/Territory
Philippines
Document type
Legislation
Date
2008
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to promote environmental awareness through environmental education and for other purposes.
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Education Capacity building
Geographical area
Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force 15 days after its publication in the Official Gazette.
Abstract

This Act provides for the promotion of environmental awareness through environmental education which shall encompass environmental concepts and principles, environmental laws, the state of international and local environment, local environmental best practices, the threats of environmental degradation and its impact on human well-being, the responsibility of the citizenry to the environment and the value of conservation, protection and rehabilitation of natural resources and the environment.

Full text
English
Website
www.chanrobles.com; www.senate.gov.ph