Trivia about the International year of the Forests
The Philippine Postal Corporation is coming up with the 2011 United Nations Issue International Year of the Forests stamps, which will be issued on October 24, 2011. It is classified as a “Special” kind of issue with a denomination of P 7.00 and quantity of 70,000 pieces.
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 said stamp features 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.