With Chief HWMS Mr. Geri-Geronimo R. Sanez, EMB Legal Office Atty. Julie Turqueza, Atty. Stanley C. Zambarrano and Special Agent II Jonathan L. Belmonte of the Bureau of Customs, and nationwide participants, Regional Capacity Building for Hazardous Waste Management was held at Plaza Lodge Baguio City on October 24-28, 2022.

Topics include Protocols on the Investigation and Handling of Violations and Cases, Customs Policy Update and Monitoring Protocol, Multilateral Environmental Agreement particularly the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, Proposed amendments to the DENR Administrative Order 2013-22 or the Revised Procedures and Standards for the Management of Hazardous Wastes.