Regional Executive Director Gwendolyn Bambalan of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Cagayan Valley has called on empowerment of the region's men and women environment public servants.
“I enjoin all workers of DENR Region 2 to participate in our month-long celebration of women’s month which will be highlighted on their development and empowerment,” said the regional environment chief.
Director ‘Mutya’ Bambalan who is also the first ever lady environment chief in the region added the levelling up on ways to celebrate the event.
“Our employees deserve to be provided with gender and development programs that will motivate them to work harder and be productive amid the uncertainties that we are facing due to life's new normal,” she added.
The activities of said celebration will be an avenue for the officials and employees to be oriented on gender mainstreaming and sensitivity that is relevant in natural resource management and conservation program implementation.
Employees will also attend symposiums and brown bag discussions on health and wellness; environmental information and techology innovations; leadership and empowerment; and gender equality, inclusive and resilient society.
They will also undertake sessions on urban greening and livelihood enterprises as part of adopting climate-resilience program for the employees.
As enjoined by the DENR Central Office, the regional and field offices simultaneously hung their event streamers yesterday to drumbeat awareness on women's month celebration.
This years theme is "We, for Gender Equality, Inclusive and Resilient Society.”#