PASSAGE OF NEDA BILL CRUCIAL IN PH DEVELOPMENT – NEDA

July 25, 2019 MANILA— The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is hopeful that the measure institutionalizing and empowering the agency will pass in the 18th Congress and enable the former to fully carry out its mandate and help sustain the country’s progress over the long-term. “We would like to thank Senator Sherwin Gatchalian Albay continue reading : PASSAGE OF NEDA BILL CRUCIAL IN PH DEVELOPMENT – NEDA

STATEMENT OF THE NATIONAL ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ON JUNE 2019 INFLATION

July 5, 2019 Inflation in June 2019 eased to its slowest pace in 22 months, but we still need to caution against upside risks, including weather-related shocks and uncertainties in the global oil market. The Philippine Statistics Authority reported today that the country’s headline inflation declined to 2.7 percent in June 2019 mainly due to continue reading : STATEMENT OF THE NATIONAL ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ON JUNE 2019 INFLATION

PH TO UN BODY: FIRM POLICIES ON POPULATION & DEVELOPMENT IN PLACE

April 03, 2019 UN HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK CITY—Firm policies on population and development are already in place in the Philippines that should enable the government to meet its medium-term demographic-economic goals. This was according to Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia, who read the country statement during the 52nd Session of the United Nations Commission on continue reading : PH TO UN BODY: FIRM POLICIES ON POPULATION & DEVELOPMENT IN PLACE

PH SUPPORTS STRONGER COOPERATION AMONG DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

March 22, 2019 BUENOS AIRES – The Philippine government, through the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), committed to stronger collaboration with fellow developing countries as a United Nations conference celebrated the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action (BAPA) for South-South cooperation. Recognized as a pioneering effort, the BAPA is a continue reading : PH SUPPORTS STRONGER COOPERATION AMONG DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

GOV’T ON TRACK WITH NATIONAL ID IMPLEMENTATION

March 15, 2019 The roll out of the National ID is on schedule with mass registration expected next year, the National Economic and Development Authority said following the approval of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) Implementation Plan. The Implementation Plan, which the PhilSys Policy and Coordination Council adopted late February, details the four phases of continue reading : GOV’T ON TRACK WITH NATIONAL ID IMPLEMENTATION

GOV’T TO STRENGTHEN POPULATION, FAMILY PLANNING PROGRAM

March 06, 2019 MANILA – The National Economic and Development Authority said that the government will carry out the full and intensified implementation of the National Program on Population and Family Planning (NPPFP), which was approved by President Rodrigo R. Duterte last March 04, during the 35th Cabinet Meeting. The NPPFP, a major component of the continue reading : GOV’T TO STRENGTHEN POPULATION, FAMILY PLANNING PROGRAM

CREATION OF BANGSAMORO REGION TO SPUR GROWTH – NEDA

January 22, 2019 MANILA – The creation of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (BAR) would open up high growth prospects for the region and the rest of the country, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. The first part of the plebiscite in Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Cotabato City, and Isabela City took place continue reading : CREATION OF BANGSAMORO REGION TO SPUR GROWTH – NEDA

NEDA WELCOMES RETURN OF POPCOM UNDER ITS WING

December 14, 2018 MANILA— The National Economic and Development Authority vowed to beef up the implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law following the signing of Executive Order No. 71, which puts back the Commission on Population (PopCom) under NEDA. President Rodrigo Duterte signed EO No. 71 on Thursday which renames the continue reading : NEDA WELCOMES RETURN OF POPCOM UNDER ITS WING

NEDA SHARES PH EXPERIENCE IN FAMILY PLANNING POLICY AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

December 12, 2018 KIGALI—The National Economic and Development (NEDA) shared the Philippines’ experience in implementing its family planning program when it represented the country last month at the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) held in Kigali, Rwanda. Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia said multi-sectoral support is needed, considering the case of the continue reading : NEDA SHARES PH EXPERIENCE IN FAMILY PLANNING POLICY AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

CIRCULAR ON RECLAMATION PROJECTS TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT –NEDA

November 26, 2018 MANILA – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) signed on Thursday last week a joint memorandum circular putting more teeth into the regulation of reclamation activities. The joint memorandum circular, with Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia and PRA General Manager and Chief Executive Officer continue reading : CIRCULAR ON RECLAMATION PROJECTS TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT –NEDA

Keynote Message of Secretary Ernesto Pernia during the 2018 PAASE Meeting in UP Diliman

KEYNOTE MESSAGE ERNESTO M. PERNIA Socioeconomic Planning Secretary 2018 PAASE Meeting National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines  Diliman, Quezon City 24    October 2018, 9:40 a.m.   Distinguished officials and members of the Philippine-American Academy of Science & Engineering (PAASE), co-workers in the government, delegates, ladies and gentlemen, good morning. Special salutations to our PAASE continue reading : Keynote Message of Secretary Ernesto Pernia during the 2018 PAASE Meeting in UP Diliman

PH NEEDS MORE PROGRAMS ON EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVT – NEDA

October 17, 2018 MANILA – Programs on human capital development, specifically Early Childhood Development, are important to address poverty in the country, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said “A human being’s development starts at pregnancy when the mother starts to care for her child at the fetal stage. This is why we need continue reading : PH NEEDS MORE PROGRAMS ON EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVT – NEDA

GOV’T INTERVENTIONS IN PLACE TO MAKE FINANCING MORE INCLUSIVE – NEDA

BALI, INDONESIA— Government interventions are in place to address trade finance gaps in the Philippines as part of global efforts to narrow the global trade finance gap, which is at around USD1.5 trillion every year, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. At the sidelines of the 2018 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary continue reading : GOV’T INTERVENTIONS IN PLACE TO MAKE FINANCING MORE INCLUSIVE – NEDA

JOINT STATEMENT ON THE SEPTEMBER 2018 INFLATION BY THE ECONOMIC TEAM (NEDA-DOF-DBM)

We, the government’s Economic Team, understand that many are feeling the hit of a faster inflation rate, particularly those who toil so hard just to keep up. We assure everyone that we are working swiftly to temper the rise in the prices of goods and offer relief to those most affected. We remain committed to continue reading : JOINT STATEMENT ON THE SEPTEMBER 2018 INFLATION BY THE ECONOMIC TEAM (NEDA-DOF-DBM)

SUFFICIENT HOUSING NEEDED TO ADDRESS POVERTY – NEDA

September 26, 2018 The National Economic and Development Authority emphasized to the business sector the importance of housing and urban development in reducing poverty in the country. “Besides rapid population growth, urbanization, and rural-urban migration, the housing needs of our country remain a challenge. We have to harness housing as a platform to reduce poverty continue reading : SUFFICIENT HOUSING NEEDED TO ADDRESS POVERTY – NEDA