1st PIEP GMM 2017 @ Lucena City

IMG_8989The PIEP kicks off the year with its Luzon General Membership Meeting hosted by PIEP Quezon Chapter on 22 April 2016 in Lucena City, Quezon.

With the theme,”Sustainable & Resilient Cities & Communities Amidst a Changing Climate, ” the regional conference features EnP Irwin Lopez on “The New Urban Agenda: Disaster Reduction & Resilience” in the global setting; Rodney Galicia (ClimateReality Philippine Coordinator) on “Climate Change in the Philippines” and EnP Efraim Roxas/EnP Elizabeth Bandojo on “Integrating Climate Change and Disaster Risk Assessment in the CLUP”.

GMM, Induction of Quezon Chapter and tour of Pagbilao Mangroves and Quezon Protected Landscape follow.

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Elections for the 2017-2018 PIEP Board of Directors Scheduled on November 8

This year marks the end of the term of the current Board of Directors. On the 8th of November 2016, PIEP will be holding elections for the 2017-2018 BoD.

We invite all active members in good standing to contemplate either the prospect of directly serving the organization, or nominating colleagues you believe are fit to lead. Please click on the link below for the election guidelines.


We look forward to a new batch of leaders who can help steer PIEP into a brighter future!

17th Congress proposes creation of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development

The PIEP is currently taking part in the legislative process towards the creation of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development. Several bills, authored separately by Senators Ejercito,  Legarda, Angara, Drilon and Villanueva, are now being discussed in the Senate Committee on Housing, Land Use and Urban Planning.

Below is the matrix of the proposed measures. PIEP has submitted comments and suggestions for consideration, some of which have been discussed with the Committee’s Technical Working Group.

Members are invited to read the document, and provide additional inputs for discussion.