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AGENDA 21

Mascarenas Rivera Salmon Talosig

Overview

1992 action plan of the United Where? . plan Janeiro. Brazil Nations held in Rio de How? .Voluntary Implementation.Overview of Agenda 21  Who?      . Why? Development .Rio de Janeiro.Agenda 21 Voluntary Implementation When? . Action Brazil in 1992 for .For Sustainable Sustainable Development.The United Nations The Agenda 21 is a What? .

Rationale .

Rationale  The Rationale of the Philippine Agenda 21 seeks to answer four questions:  Where are we now?  What is a Sustainable Environment?  Where do we want to go?  How do we get there? .

Where are we now?    Demographic Trends Cultural Trends Science and Technology Trends       Economic Trends Urbanization Trends Human Development Trends Environmental Trends Institutional Trends Political Trends Trends .

problems associated with mine tailings. salt water intrusion and a host of other destructive activities. The regenerative capacities of fragmented areas in the biogeographic zones that nurture flora. the Environmental Impact Assessment system continues to be plagued with various enforcement and compliance problems. environmental quality is.fast deteriorating as dramatized by the increased incidence of environmental disasters. While advances have been made in the area of biodiversity conservation alongside the growing awareness of the role of indigenous peoples in maintaining the integrity of ecosystems.Environmental Trends • Even with accelerating economic growth. pollution. . deforestation. fauna and natural resources are severely threatened.

Urbanization Trends • Difficulties in the implementation of agrarian and urban land reform and rural development programs have contributed to unplanned and uncontrolled urbanization. . beset with intractable and often interrelated problems like pollution. Philippine cities have deteriorated as human habitats. water shortage. violence and other social ills. flooding.

social cohesion/harmony and meet their own needs. . responsible ability viable of the future generations to governance.  Economy (where thedevelopment key actor is business) The ultimate aim of is human  Polity (where the key actor government) development now and isthrough future  Culture (where the key actor is civil society) generations.” ecological integrity to ensure that • The Unison of Three Realms: development is a life-enhancing process.What is a Sustainable Environment? • Essence of needs sustainable development  The ”Meeting the of the present is in the harmonious of a sound generation withoutintegration compromising the and economy.

Where do we want to go? • Poverty Reduction  Participatory Democracy  Holistic Science and Appropriate • Social Equity Technology  Institutional Viability  Moral and Spiritual Viable.& Sound and Broad based • Cultural. order and National Unity Social Justice and Inter-. Intra- Management Global Cooperation . Empowerment Good Sensitivity Economic Development Governance  Self-determination  Sustainable Population  Sovereignty  Ecological Soundness • National Peace and Solidarity  Gender Sensitivity  Biogeographically equity and • Ecological Integrity Community Based Resource  Primacy Potential of Developing Human generational and Spatial Equity   Peace.

and sustainable settlement in decision-making. Education &  Includes the roles of children and youth. – Monitoring & Assessment Section IV: Means of Implementation  Implementation includes science. changing consumption patterns. business and workers and strengthening the role of indigenous peoples. control of and the management of biotechnology. countries. technology transfer. education. international institutions and financial mechanisms. –pollution Financing Means and Strategy Section III: Strengthening the Role of Major Groups – Information. . and radioactive wastes. conservation of biological diversity (biodiversity). protecting fragile environments. local authorities. women. NGOs. promoting health. 21 needs to:  This section is directed toward combating especially in developing Section I: Social and Economic Dimensions    – Strengthen the Role of Major Groups Section II: Conservation and Management of Resources for Development – Localization  Includes atmospheric protection. combating deforestation. their Communication communities.How do we get there?  • Implementing the PApoverty. and farmers. achieving a more sustainable population.

Essence .

Importance & Relation to Architecture • Cause • Effect • Poverty Reduction • Social Equity • Empowerment & Good Governance • Peace and Solidarity • Ecological Integrity • Social Capabilities • Cooperation • State Upgrading & More opportunities • Tranquility • Preservation .

Definition of Terms .

Definition of Terms     Trend – Present Condition Environmental Trend – Present Environmental Condition Urbanization Trend – Present Urban and local Conditions Economy – One of the Realms of a state usually business        Polity – One of the Realms of a state usually Government Culture – One of the Realms of a state usually traditions Poverty Reduction – Food Security and Economic Stabilization Social Equity – Balance of Lower. Middle and High Class Society Good Governance – Anti Corruption and Less power abuse Peace & Solidarity – Elimination of Crime Rates and Law offenders Ecological Integrity – Empowering the preservation of Ecology .

 Financing Means and Strategy – Use of Accounting capabilities to use funds in their proper means without taking the risk of wasting some.seek to emulate the following key concepts: multi building. It could be though media information. & Communication – Ways of informing the public on how Agenda 21 could help lead us into sustainable environment. . integration and operationalization while respecting the need to preserve the peculiarities inherent in each locality.  Information. Education.Definition of Terms  Strengthen the role of Major Groups – Maximizing the capacities of a certain group to be used in their certain strengths in the society  Localization . school education and other communication strategies  Monitoring & Assessment – ways on how we could maintain the present condition and empower it through assessment.

Recommendations .

Recommendations  Early Dissemination  Easy Comprehension  Everybody’s Concern  Empower the Society & Environment  Encourage Future Generations .

Summary & Conclusion .

Education & Communication Monitoring & Assessment • • Social Capabilities Cooperation State Upgrading & More opportunities Tranquility Preservation Recommendations >5 “E’’s” Is it Good or Bad? .Agenda 21 Overview By United Nations • Voluntary Implementation • Rationale Where are we now? Environmental Trends Urbanization Trends What is Sustainable Environment? Essence What is the effect of this? Unison of: • Economy • Polity • Culture Vision • • • • • Poverty Reduction Social Equity Empowerment & Good Governance Peace and Solidarity Ecological Integrity • • • Mission Brazil • • • • 1992 Sustainable Environment • Strengthening the role of Major Groups Localization Financing Means & Strategy Information.

Conclusion  Agenda 21 is a very powerful implementation taking the fact that it is a voluntary action plan. The main essence of which is to promote a “Sustainable Environment” is very helpful as it will empower the present situation grow into a more stable state which is for the good of all and the good of the future. .