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PIA-XI head keynotes national press confab in Dapitan

By Franklin P. Gumapon

Dipolog City (6 December) -- About 100 media practitioners from the different parts of the country are now gathered at Dakak Park and Beach Resort in Dapitan for the 15th national press congress spearheaded by the Publishers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (PAPI).

PAPI President Juan P. Dayang disclosed that the three-day convention would tackle the burning issues of the day such as press freedom, climate change, tourism and many others.

Competent speakers were invited to discuss the topics lined-up for the event. They include Maguindanao Governor Toto Mangudadatu who would talk on "Press Freedom in Mindanao: An urgent concern," legendary broadcaster Rey Langit on "Security Imperatives for Filipino Media Practitioners," former congressman Romeo G. Jalosjos on "Vision and Tourism," Joey S. Salceda on "Mobilizing LGUs in modeling effective climate change adaptation and tourism development initiatives," Dr. Jacquiline Badcock on "UNDP intervention in Philippine climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction initiatives," Cecile Guidote-Alvarez on "Diverging culture for tourism and climate change," Zamboanga del Norte first district representative Seth Frederick P. Jalosjos on "Congressional initiatives in support of Philippine tourism development," Romeo Junia on "The strategic role of the community press in promoting heightened climate change awareness and tourism development," Atty. Mel Mauricio on "The role of media in re-engineering approaches to climate change adaptation and tourism development," and Melclaire S. Delfin on "Redefining media's sense of purpose in a rapidly shifting and dynamic forces in Philippine development."

In his message on behalf of Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Philippine Information Agency (PIA)-XI Regional Director Efren Elbanbuena lauded the PAPI for "championing not only the defense of freedom of the press but also other programs that would redound to the good and welfare of the society."

The three-day press congress, which will end tomorrow, carries the theme, "Media: Re-engineering tourism and climate initiatives. (PIA-ZN) [top]

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