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Kristine Joy Argallon

Litigation and Advocacy Officer
Philippine Earth Justice Center, Inc.
argallonkristinejoy [at]

Environmental Fields of Interest

Natural Resources
Environmental Law


Kristine Joy Argallon is a Litigation and Advocacy Officer for the Philippine Earth Justice Center, Inc. She is currently involved in litigation of cases concerning violations of environmental laws and rights of the marginalized fisherfolks, such as the Policy Framework on the Implementation of the MOA between the Province of Cebu and the Local Government Units surrounding the Tanon Strait Protected Seascape, the Petition for Certiorari on the Coal Fired Powerplant Case against the DENR in February, Fisheries Cases involving the Tanon Strait Protected Seascape.

Professional Membership

Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Cebu Chapter; Cebu Lady Lawyers Association; IUCN’s World Commission on Environmental Law (IUCN-WCEL)

Publications/Research/Academic Papers:

Integrating Customary Laws and Practices of Indigenous Cultural Communities and Indigenous Peoples as a Legitimate Measure for Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Action in the Philippines”, International Union for Conservation of Nature Academy of Environmental Law (IUCN-AEL) 17 th Annual Colloquium 2019 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Paper Presentor


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