The firm's capacity is founded on the Parabukas team's rich combined experience and diverse expertise over many years of international, domestic, and community-based initiatives.
ACT 2015: Designing the 2015 Global Climate Change Agreement | with support from the European Commission, the Climate Works Foundation and the Prospect Hill Foundation
National REDD+ System Philippines, Safeguards Component | DENR-GIZ
Lawyers for Community Tenure | Rights and Resources Initiative
Multi-stakeholder Assessment of the Future of Coal in the Philippines | Ateneo de Manila University
New Market-based Mechanisms Research Study: Thailand and the Philippines | with support from the Swedish Energy Agency through CPMA-Sweden
REDD+ Implementation: Advisory Support and Capacity Building | UN-REDD with support from FAO
REDD+ Safeguards Working Group | with support from the Ford Foundation
Legal Analysis Team for Decision-Makers in the UNFCCC | with support from the Climate Works Foundation
Corruption Risk Assessment for REDD-Plus in the Philippines | UN-REDD with support from UNDP
Agreement on Climate Transformation (ACT 2015)
REDD+ Safeguards Working Group (RSWG)
REDD+ Social and Environmental Standards (REDD+ SES)
The Access Initiative (TAI)
As Author or Co-author
From Bali to Paris: The Global Regime on Climate and Tropical Forests and Its Implications on the Philippines. Ateneo Law Journal, 2018.
"Conserving and Enhancing Sinks and Reservoirs of Greenhouse Gases, including Forests (Article 5)," The Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Analysis and Commentary. Oxford University Press, 2017.
More holistic approaches to agriculture needed: An analysis of party submissions to SBSTA 44 on adaptation and agriculture. Center for International Forestry Research, 2016.
Getting our Act Together: Climate Proofing our Development Agenda. AsoG and SSG Advisors, 2016.
"History and Future of REDD+ in the UNFCCC: Issues and Challenges," Research Handbook on REDD-Plus and International Law. Edward Elgar, 2016.
Striking A Balance: Coal-Fired Power Plants in the Philippines' Energy Future (Policy Brief). Ateneo de Manila University, 2015.
The Political Economy of Corruption and REDD+: Lessons from the Philippines Pilot Sites. U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2014.
The 2015 Climate Agreement: Concepts and Considerations on its Legal Architecture (Working Paper). Agreement on Climate Transformation (ACT 2015), 2014.
Two Global Challenges, One Solution: International Cooperation to Combat Climate Change and Tropical Deforestation (Working Paper). Center for Global Development, 2014.
Building Consensus in the UNFCCC (Working Paper). Climate & Development Knowledge Network, 2013.
Climate Change and the Law: Issues and Challenges in the Philippines. Ateneo Law Journal, 2013.
Corruption Risk Assessment for REDD+ in the Philippines, and the Development of REDD+ Anti-Corruption Measures. UN-REDD and Ateneo School of Government, 2013.
Climate Change: Issues, Problems and Challenges in the Philippines. University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration, 2012.
The Road to Doha: The Future of REDD-Plus, Agriculture, and Land-use Change in the UNFCCC. Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development, 2012.
The UNFCCC After Durban: Recognizing Limitations and Calling For a Multi-Track Approach to Climate Multilateralism and Action (Working Paper). Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development, 2012.
Legal Responses to the Environmental Impact of Mining. Philippine Law Journal, 2012.
“Mixed Signals: A Legal and Policy Review of Mining in the Philippines,” The Future of Mining in the Philippines. Ateneo School of Government, 2012.
Gender-Responsive Local Legislation. Lady Local Legislators’ League of the Philippines with SALIGAN, 2009.
Making Women's Voices Count in Community Decision Making on Land Investments (Working Paper). WRI, 2016.
Why Forests? Why Now? The Science, Economics and Politics of Tropical Forests and Climate Change. Center for Global Development, 2016.
Getting Specific on the 2015 Climate Change Agreement: Suggestions for the Legal Text with an Explanatory Memorandum. Agreement on Climate Transformation (ACT 2015), 2015.
Fifth National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity. BMB, ASoG, FPE and PTFCF, 2014.
Elements and Ideas for the 2015 Paris Agreement. Agreement on Climate Transformation (ACT 2015), 2014.
REDD+ Safeguards: Practical Considerations for Developing a Summary of Information. Meridian Institute, 2014.
REDD+ Safeguards Working Group Papers and Submissions to the UNFCCC (List). 2012-2015.
Philippine Law and Ecology, Volumes I and II. University of the Philippines College of Law, 2013.