Actress and United Nations Environment Programme National (UNEP) Goodwill Ambassador for the Philippines Antoinette Taus revealed that she was chosen as one of the moderators for the Fourth Asia Pacific Clean Air Partnership (APCAP).
Antoinette said she moderated the High Level Plenary on “The Air We Share — Beating Air Pollution and Protecting People’s Health: Strengthening regional cooperation and revised WHO air quality guidelines”.
The High Level Plenary provided “an overview of the 2021 air quality guidelines by the @WHO World Health Organization and what it means for Asia and the Pacific.”
It also featured practical and effective multisectoral clean air solutions to improve air quality, protect people’s health, contribute to a stable climate, and help achieve the sustainable development agenda,” among others.
The event aimed to build an understanding of the importance of collective action to accelerate clean air efforts as well as offered reflection on the opportunities and identification of the elements that should be considered to strengthen regional collaboration efforts to help address air pollution in Asia and the Pacific.
Co-presented by the Gyeonggi Provincial Government in the Republic of Korea, the event was held at the Conference Hall, 3rd floor, Suwon Convention Centre, Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, Republic of Korea.
Antoinette Taus started her career in the industry back in 1993, debuting as part of the ABS-CBN youth-oriented comedy program Ang TV. She has since appeared in numerous TV shows and films throughout the years.
Known as a philanthropist outside showbiz, Antoinette has been actively advocating Sustainable Development Goals and Mental Health Awareness in the country.
She founded an organization called CORA (Communities Organized for Resource Allocation), which aims to help the needy, especially the poor, and to raise awareness and take action against environmental problems like climate change.
She was named National Goodwill Ambassador for the Philippines by the UNEP in 2019.