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

STRATEGIC INFRA PROJECTS TO KEEP REGIONS’ GROWTH MOMENTUM

May 24, 2018 Subnational regions should be at the forefront of Philippine development as the government implements its massive infrastructure program throughout the country in line with the National Spatial Strategy, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. NEDA said the recently released 2017 data on Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) by the Philippine continue reading : STRATEGIC INFRA PROJECTS TO KEEP REGIONS’ GROWTH MOMENTUM

Keynote Address of Secretary Pernia at 36th Joint Meeting of the Economic Cooperation Committees of the Philippines and Japan

Keynote Address Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia 36th Joint Meeting of the Economic Cooperation Committees of the Philippines and Japan New World Makati Hotel, Philippines February 22, 2018 Good morning, everyone. Japan’s Ambassador to the Philippines H.E. Koji Haneda, Philippines’ Ambassador to Japan H.E. Jose C. Laurel V, Chairman Teruo Asada of the Japan-Philippines continue reading : Keynote Address of Secretary Pernia at 36th Joint Meeting of the Economic Cooperation Committees of the Philippines and Japan

Speech of Secretary Pernia during the MOU Signing between the Philippines and the Kingdom of Netherlands on Manila Bay Development

KEYNOTE ADDRESS Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between the National Economic and Development Authority of the Republic of the Philippines and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of The Netherlands on the Sustainable Development of the Manila Bay ERNESTO M. PERNIA Socioeconomic Planning Secretary January 22, 2018 Her Excellency Marion Derckx, continue reading : Speech of Secretary Pernia during the MOU Signing between the Philippines and the Kingdom of Netherlands on Manila Bay Development

STATEMENT OF SECRETARY PERNIA AT THE 2017 NEDA YEAR-END MEDIA BRIEFING

STATEMENT ERNESTO M. PERNIA, PhD Socioeconomic Planning Secretary 2017 NEDA Year-end Press Briefing December 14, 2017, 10:00 AM NEDA Board Room, Pasig City Dear friends from the media, colleagues from NEDA, all collaborators in the endeavor for our country’s advancement, ladies and gentlemen, good morning. I am happy to see familiar faces as we conduct continue reading : STATEMENT OF SECRETARY PERNIA AT THE 2017 NEDA YEAR-END MEDIA BRIEFING

NEDA vows to address data gaps in tracking UN SDG progress

MANILA — The National Economic and Development Authority on Wednesday vowed to address data gaps in monitoring the Philippines’ progress in achieving targets under the Sustainable Development Agenda of the United Nations. In his keynote address on Wednesday at the International Conference on Sustainable Development Goals Statistics at The Peninsula Manila, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto continue reading : NEDA vows to address data gaps in tracking UN SDG progress

CONNECTIVITY TO SUSTAIN GROWTH IN CENTRAL VISAYAS

CEBU CITY — Central Visayas (Region VII) aims to distribute economic growth among its municipalities by linking major urban centers, key production areas, and market centers, as stated in its Regional Development Plan (RDP) 2017–2022, launched today in Cebu. RDPs are socioeconomic development blueprints of the different regions in the country in line with the continue reading : CONNECTIVITY TO SUSTAIN GROWTH IN CENTRAL VISAYAS

Cagayan Valley Development Plan to focus on environment, agri, tourism

July 31, 2017 TUGUEGARAO CITY – The Regional Development Plan (RDP) 2017-2022 for Cagayan Valley (Region 2) was launched last Wednesday, highlighting strategies on environment, agriculture, and tourism. This is in line with the region’s long term vision of being a prime water resource, an agro-industrial hub, and an emerging tourism destination. RDPs are the continue reading : Cagayan Valley Development Plan to focus on environment, agri, tourism

SOCCSKSARGEN launches Regional Development Plan

June 13, 2017 KORONADAL CITY – The National Economic and Development Authority launched the Regional Development Plan (RDP) for Region XII (SOCCSKSARGEN) in its local Philippine Development Plan Forum, Tuesday. The RDPs are development blueprints of the country’s regions patterned after the national plan, or the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017–2022. SOCCSKSARGEN’s RDP identifies 10 continue reading : SOCCSKSARGEN launches Regional Development Plan

​NEDA begins “Aksyon para sa AmBisyon” regional roadshows

Regional Offices launch their Regional Development Plans 2017-2022 Regional Offices of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) have launched their respective Regional Development Plans (RDP) 2017–2022 beginning this July, as NEDA brings the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017–2022 to the regions. The RDPs are development blueprints of the country’s regions patterned after the national continue reading : ​NEDA begins “Aksyon para sa AmBisyon” regional roadshows

NEDA Board approves Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022

February 21, 2017 MANILA – During its third meeting under the administration of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board officially approved the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022 on February 20, 2017 at Malacanan Palace. The Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022 is the first medium-term plan to be anchored on a continue reading : NEDA Board approves Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022

Next PH Development Plan to focus on long term aspirations of Filipinos

MANILA – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has started the crafting and consultations for the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022, which is targeted to be released in early 2017. The PDP 2017-2022 will be the first medium-term development plan that is anchored on a long-term vision. It is the  first of the four continue reading : Next PH Development Plan to focus on long term aspirations of Filipinos

PH to spend more on drug rehabilitation, gov’t tells UN body

02 November 2016 GENEVA – The Philippine government detailed to a United Nations (UN) committee its ongoing and planned programs as part of the administration’s campaign against illegal drugs. “We must first recognize that there is popular support for the President’s campaign against illegal drugs as reflected in his decisive win at the polls in continue reading : PH to spend more on drug rehabilitation, gov’t tells UN body