NEWS | UK Ambassador gives lecture on climate change and education in UP Los Baños

| Written by Padayon UP

(Photo courtesy of UP Los Baños)


LOS BAÑOS, Laguna — The University of the Philippines Los Baños community was addressed by Her Excellency Laure Beaufils, ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Philippines, at the REDREC Auditorium on 7 September in a pivotal dialogue centered on science, technology and climate change.


In her lecture, Beaufils underscored the mutual understanding and partnership between the UK and the Philippines in addressing global challenges such as climate change and environmental issues, emphasizing the need for evidence-based policies and strong research collaboration. She elaborated on initiatives such as the Darwin Initiative Extra,  which provides research grants for projects related to climate change, and the upcoming joint committee on science of UK and the Philippines.


“The event highlighted the shared commitment of the Philippines and the UK to address climate change and unveiled new opportunities for Filipino students to pursue higher education in the United Kingdom, fostering international cooperation and knowledge exchange in the years to come.”



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