BECAUSE 'THE JOB OF A CITIZEN IS TO KEEP HIS MOUTH OPEN.' -- GUNTER GRASS
Friday, July 23, 2004
Human development report
The United Nations Human Development Report for 2004, which focuses on the relationship between development and cultural diversity, is now available here. The Economist also has some comments on the report.
I am currently the president of the environmental organization Health Care Without Harm-Asia (HCWH-ASIA). Previously, I served as the mayor of the Municipality of Gubat in Sorsogon. After studying politics at the University of the Philippines, I was a campaigner for the Burma program of the Initiatives for International Dialogue (IID), and later for HCWH-ASIA.