Sustainability became the central theme in a three-day exhibition hosted by the People on the Move for Development (PMD) of University of San Carlos. With the goal of spreading awareness on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.
Addressing issues on SDG goal number 14: Life Below Water, CCEF Communications and Development Officer Michiko Bito-on answered questions by students and interested individuals on coastal conservation and threats to sustainability. Present and former CCEF staff gathered in the events area in support of the exhibit.
“This is about shared responsibility and everyone is part of the huge task of raising public awareness on the different environmental issues we are facing today, ” said Emma Melana, DENR OIC-Assistant Regional Director for Management Services during her welcoming remarks.
Present during the activity were several CSOs operating within Cebu City, including the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. Mother Ignacia House, Mega Cebu, DENR-Region VII, Barangays Labangon and Compostela, Cebu, World Vision, and others. Booths showcased information and education materials on different causes, as well as products by communities.