Philippines signs the AFoCO Agreement2018-06-05

On 4 June 2018, H.E. Mr. Roy Cimatu, Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources signed the AFoCO Agreement. The signing was arranged during the occasion of the State Visit of the President of the Philippines to Korea. Secretary Cimatu highlighted on the fruitful collaboration and contribution of the Republic of Korea during the ASEAN-ROK Forest Cooperation and further looked forward to stronger collaboration in the days to come.

The Philippines is the 11th country to sign the Agreement. So far 5 countries have deposited respective instrument of ratification. The AFoCO officially entered into force on 27 April 2018.