Month of Mountains

Month of Mountains

On 15 April 2002, President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo issued Presidential Proclamation no. 176 declaring the year 2002 as the “Year of Mountains” as well as the month of June of every year as the “Month of the Mountains” in the Philippines. The said Proclamation was the answer to the United Nations General Assembly’s call for the sustainable development of forest resources.


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