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The Philippine Learning Center for Environment and Social Sustainability at the UP National Engineering Center is envisioned to be the provider of capacity building programs to increase the country’s ability to plan, build and maintain infrastructure projects for the greatest benefit to communities with the least impact on the environment and society. In cooperation with development partners such as the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, the Philippine Learning Center offers training programs aimed at strengthening skilled technical capacity in the areas of Environment and Social Safeguards (e.g., Environment and Social Impact Assessment, Indigenous Peoples, Involuntary Resettlement). The University of the Philippines National Engineering Center (UP NEC) was identified as the institution to house the Philippine Learning Center for Environment and Social Sustainability. Read More

UP NEC, established in 1978 through PD 1295, is the reaserch and extension arm of the UP College of Engineering, envisioned to provide a venue for continuing interaction among government, industry, and the University. It is a separate unit under the University of the Philippines (UP) mandated to provide experts to whom public and private entities may turn for assistance in the solution of engineering poblems and to develop technologies that utilize local resources that are adapted to the needs of a developing country. The UP NEC draws its resource pool of lecturers, researchers, consultants and engineering experts from both the UP College of Engineering and industry experts with competencies in environmental and social sustainability. The UP NEC as the Philippine Learning Center for Environment and Social Sustainability is envisioned to be a hub in environment and social safeguards innovation and technology in the country. Its core service offerings are consistent with the core functions of UP NEC. Show Less





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981-85-00 ext. 3057, 3008

Philippine Learning Center for Environment and Social Sustainability
Rm. 302, UP National Engineering Center, Juinio Hall,
Agoncillo St. corner Osmeña Avenue,
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City

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