Young Leaders for Resilience Program – National Competition 2019

The recently launched Young Leaders Resilience Program had its first national competition during the November 12 Top Leaders Forum at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. The winners of the competition were as follows:

  • 1st place – Muntinlupa City, Seismo-Power Terminator
  • 2nd place – Cagayan de Oro City, Project ORO
  • 3rd place – Iriga City, Tri-button Emergency Box

Photos by SM

WATCH: 8th Top Leaders Forum

On November 12, ARISE Philippines, SM Prime, and the National Resilience Council (NRC) held the 8th Top Leaders Forum at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.

With the theme “From Risk to Resilience: Forging Pathways and Milestones”, the TLF was an opportunity to showcase the work of various sectors in achieving a disaster and climate resilient Philippines. Specifically, it highlighted:

  • Private sector engagement with small and medium enterprises
  • NRC’s partner local governments’ progress on the localized resilience scorecard
  • NRC’s Adopt-A-City program
  • Launch of the Young Leaders for Resilience Program
  • Partnership with Coastal Cities at Risk in the Philippines, Zuellig Family Foundation, and Manila Observatory in the conceptualization of the Resilient Barangay Program
Video courtesy of CNN Philippines