PH GOV’T SHARES MILESTONES, STRENGTHENS COMMITMENTS IN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AT NAIROBI SUMMIT

NAIROBI – The Philippine government reinforced its international commitments to improve programs in reproductive health in the country, and presented the milestones and policies already in place leading to real outcomes. “We are one with the world in renewing with vigor our commitments to the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action continue reading : PH GOV’T SHARES MILESTONES, STRENGTHENS COMMITMENTS IN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AT NAIROBI SUMMIT

Keynote Message of Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia during the 5th Annual Public Policy Conference

Keynote Message Ernesto M. Pernia, PhD Secretary of Socioeconomic Planning 5th Annual Public Policy Conference “Navigating the New Globalization: Local Actions for Global Challenges” September 19, 2019 Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, Pasay City, Philippines   PIDS President Dr. Celia M. Reyes, for the impressive opening remarks as well as the video; Former Prime Minister Cesar continue reading : Keynote Message of Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia during the 5th Annual Public Policy Conference

As delivered: Secretary Pernia’s Presentation on Social Protection and Human Capital Development

As delivered: Presentation on Social Protection and Human Capital Development Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia Asia Pacific Social Protection Week 2019 ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines September 9, 2019 Secretary Ali Raza Bhutta of Benazir Income Support Program Pakistan, ADB Vice President Bambang Susantono, ADB Director General Ramesh Subramaniam, distinguished members of the human and continue reading : As delivered: Secretary Pernia’s Presentation on Social Protection and Human Capital Development

Keynote Speech at the ASEP Finale Phase One:  A Retrospective

KEYNOTE SPEECH Assistant Secretary Roderick M. Planta on behalf of ERNESTO M. PERNIA Socioeconomic Planning Secretary ASEP FINALE PHASE ONE:  A RETROSPECTIVE Rizal Park Hotel, Manila September 4, 2019   [Salutations] Colleagues in government; Friends from the private sector; Participants from the civil society, the academe, and other institutions, good morning. I am delighted to continue reading : Keynote Speech at the ASEP Finale Phase One:  A Retrospective

Welcome Message of Socioeconomic Planning Secretary during Planning Community of Practice 2nd Technical Workshop

WELCOME MESSAGE ERNESTO M. PERNIA, PhD Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Planning Community of Practice 2nd Technical Workshop Alignment and Coordination of National and Subnational Plans Makati Diamond Residences, Makati City May 22-23, 2019 Honorable Mara Warwick, Country Director for Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines. Delegates from our fellow ASEAN states – Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, continue reading : Welcome Message of Socioeconomic Planning Secretary during Planning Community of Practice 2nd Technical Workshop

PH MANUFACTURING SUSTAINS GROWTH FOR 11TH MONTH IN 2018

January 4, 2019 Manufacturing output sustained its growth and marked its eleventh consecutive month in positive territory in November 2018, the National Economic and Development Authority said. The Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries (MISSI) of the Philippine Statistics Authority today reported that manufacturing’s Volume of Production Index (VoPI) rose by 1.0 percent while its continue reading : PH MANUFACTURING SUSTAINS GROWTH FOR 11TH MONTH IN 2018

M&E should be institutionalized in public sector – Pernia

November 26, 2018 MANILA – The National Economic and Development Authority gathered monitoring and evaluation (M&E) practitioners around the country to refine proposed guidelines on the official framework for evaluating government programs and projects. Guidelines for the National Evaluation Policy Framework (NEPF) will spell out, among others, procedures, tools, and templates that managers in government continue reading : M&E should be institutionalized in public sector – Pernia

NEDA LAUDS PH NEW POVERTY INDICATOR

November 22, 2018 MANILA—The Philippines’ new poverty index that complements the existing income-based poverty measurement, will help improve the design of development programs of the government, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. “We congratulate the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) for developing the multi-dimensional poverty statistics and releasing the results last week. This will continue reading : NEDA LAUDS PH NEW POVERTY INDICATOR

​RFINL TO DRIVE UP MANUFACTURING SECTOR – NEDA

The National Economic and Development Authority expects that the implementation of the recently approved 11th Regular Foreign Investment Negative List (RFINL) will further  grease manufacturing activity in the country over the medium term. The Philippine Statistics Authority reported a Volume of Production Index (VoPI) reading of 4.0 percent and 3.7 percent for Value of Production Index (VaPI) continue reading : ​RFINL TO DRIVE UP MANUFACTURING SECTOR – NEDA

ICC-CABCOM OKAYS TWO PROJECTS FOR MARAWI REHABILITATION AND RECOVERY, FIVE INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board Investment Coordination Committee-Cabinet Committee (ICC-CabCom) approved on Thursday two projects for the rehabilitation and recovery of Marawi City. These include the Rehabilitation and Development Plan (RDP) for a Greater Marawi – Stage 2, as well as the proposed programs and projects under the Bangon Marawi Comprehensive Rehabilitation continue reading : ICC-CABCOM OKAYS TWO PROJECTS FOR MARAWI REHABILITATION AND RECOVERY, FIVE INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS