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CALL TO ACTION On behalf PIEP. representatives of civil society.and decisionmakers and other stakeholders to: . practitioners of allied professions and the private sector. policy. we call and enjoin everyone – fellow planners. government and the academe.

cutting across all relevant disciplines and technologies • administer heritage resources in a spirit of stewardship for the inspiration and benefit of the present and future generations. develop and promote the nation’s historical and cultural heritage and resources • endeavor to create a balanced atmosphere where the historic past co-exists in harmony with modern society and to approach the promotion of our heritage in an integrated and holistic manner.A. Let us be guided by our National policy1 to: • foster the preservation.Session 1: The Filipino Identity We call and enjoin everyone to: look to our Heritage for inspiration on how we can imagine and build better spaces. and dynamic evolution of a Filipino culture • conserve. 1R. enrichment. 10066: National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009 .

social cohesion/harmony and ecological integrity to ensure that development is a life-enhancing process2 • That we reject ruthless (economy). rootless (culture). responsible governance. voiceless (polity) and futureless (nature) growth – and conversely advocate for development that is towards inclusiveness.Session 2: (Re)defining Sustainable Development for Filipino Cities We call and enjoin everyone to: welcome the advancements of how we perceive. define and practice Sustainable Development. which we have codified as – the harmonious integration of a sound and viable economy. responsiveness. 2Philippine Agenda 21: Chapter 1 Principles of Unity . resilience and sustainability.

viable.2016 .Session 3: Mobility and the City We call and enjoin everyone to: Increase efforts towards our vision of a safe. environmentally sustainable and people-oriented Philippine transportation system3 . • We should promote the advancement of inclusive mobility or more pedestrian-friendly modes of transportation . accessible. integrated. efficient.if not.and • Move forward in adopting it is an integral part of urban development. dependable. 3Medium-Term Philippine Development Plan (MTPDP) 2011 . non-pollutive and eco-friendlier alternatives for connectivity.

and resources for the advancement of the profession and (3) to carry out our primary obligation of serving the country and safeguard public interest5. It should be recognized that priority should be given to research and development. sustainable approaches and appropriate solutions. and services4. effort. training. democratization of knowledge and innovation towards the adoption of more informed strategies.A. invention. • Science and technology are essential for national development and progress.Sessions 4 and 5: Planning Tools and Alternative Urban Futures We call and enjoin everyone to: Foster a climate of learning. 10587: Environmental Planning Act and the Code of Ethics 5Pursuant . For us Planners – we are challenged to (1) commit to contribute to the development of the profession by sharing and improving knowledge and initiating new and innovative planning concepts and techniques (2) devote time. and their utilization and to science and technology education. 4Article XIV Section 10 of the 1987 Philippine Constitution to R. talent. innovation.