Youth Advocacy Forum in Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary (OIWS) to raise the vital role of wetlands for people and our planet. This year we will celebrate the World Wetlands Day on February 02 with the theme "Wetland Action for People and Nature."
Presidential Proclamation No. 74 series of 1999 also declares February 2 of every year as National Wetlands Day in recognition of their immense importance to the welfare of the Filipino people and the protection of global biodiversity. Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the designated Wetlands of International Importance or "Ramsar Sites."
The youth participants also learned the ten (10) priority programs and projects of the department and committed to share and invite friends as environment and natural resources (ENR) ambassador more so after typhoon Odette damaged shelters and livelihood.