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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) through the leadership of Environment Secretary Roy A Cimatu receives a Plaque of Recognition from the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar for being one of the top requested and performing agencies (with more than 500 to 999 requests and with at least 90% closed transactions) in the eFOI Portal and for its exceptional and significant contribution to the Freedom of Information Program's progress and development.

The plaque is received by DENR7 OIC Regional Executive Director Paquito Melicor, Jr. together with ARD for Management Services Trinidad Etulle on 25 November 2021 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cebu City.

The annual Freedom of Information (FOI) Award is a national recognition conferred by the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) through the Freedom of Information – Project Management Office (FOI–PMO) on individuals, organizations and agencies that had significant contributions and advancements in the field of information access in the Philippines. -PCOO