2011 United Nations Issue from the Philippines

The Philippine Postal Corporation is coming up with the 2011 United Nations Issue International Year of the Forests stamps.

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests to raise awareness on sustainable management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests.

The stamps feature the winning photos in the contest conducted/sponsored by the United Nations Information Center (Manila) highlighting this year's celebration of the International Year of the Forests. The first stamp shows Batlag Falls in Tanay, Rizal captured by Prab Reyes which won the First Prize. The second stamp illustrates a big tree in Pansol, Laguna captured by Karol France which won the Second Prize.

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