PMPI and the Rights of Nature PH extend their heartfelt congratulations to Hon. Joanne Ascencion Valdez, who has been a formidable advocate for environmental preservation as recognized by her recent inclusion in the TEN OUTSTANDING YOUNG PERSONS OF THE WORLD 2023.
As a staunch ally and partner in the fight for the Rights of Nature in Candon, Ilocos Sur, PMPI has maintained a close collaboration with Hon. Jo, working tirelessly to safeguard the ecosystem and natural resources of Candon for the benefit of future generations.
Hon. Joanne Ascencio Valdez, a dedicated community leader and educator, currently serving her third term as a council member for Candon City, Ilocos Sur, has made significant contributions to committees focusing on Gender and Development, Women and Family, and Education. Her outstanding work has garnered numerous accolades, including the prestigious Outstanding Young Men of the Philippines award, the Young Leaders Award, and the Award for Excellence in Advocacy Work presented by the National Movement of Young Legislators.
Her unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship and community development is an inspiration to us all, and we look forward to witnessing her continued impact on the world stage.