NEDA CALLS FOR MEMBERSHIP IN STAKEHOLDER CHAMBER TO ATTAIN SDGs

September 10, 2020 The National Economic and Development Authority aims to promote a whole-of-society approach to strengthen the linkages between government and non-government agencies and organizations, development priorities, and resource allocation to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).   “With the disruptions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to further intensify the implementation of strategies to ensure continue reading : NEDA CALLS FOR MEMBERSHIP IN STAKEHOLDER CHAMBER TO ATTAIN SDGs

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

NEDA PUSHES FOR PH SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ROADMAP

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) convened the heads of its regional offices and technical staffs to formulate a sustainable development roadmap for the Philippines that streamlines both national and regional development plans. “The government aims to bring development planning to the next level by considering the interplay of economy, society, and environment,” said continue reading : NEDA PUSHES FOR PH SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ROADMAP

NEDA kicks off preparation for national SDGs consultations

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has started conducting multi-stakeholder workshops to prepare for the next series of consultations on the national Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the next Philippine Development Plan (PDP). Together with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), NEDA conducted its second technical workshop on continue reading : NEDA kicks off preparation for national SDGs consultations

PH REITERATES A MULTIDIMENSIONAL PERSPECTIVE IN POVERTY REDUCTION

NEW YORK CITY – To effectively eradicate poverty in all its forms, The Philippine government urges the global community to look more at poverty from a multidimensional lens. Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan made this statement during the High-level Event on Anchoring a Universal Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) within the Sustainable Development Goals, a continue reading : PH REITERATES A MULTIDIMENSIONAL PERSPECTIVE IN POVERTY REDUCTION

PH pledges support for SDGs, pushes for urgent action to combat climate change at UN Summit

NEW YORK CITY – The Philippines joined more than 150 United Nations (UN) member states in support of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and pushed for urgent action to combat climate change and its impact. “If we are to achieve our development goals, we need to take urgent action to combat climate continue reading : PH pledges support for SDGs, pushes for urgent action to combat climate change at UN Summit

GGGI ADG Per Betrilsson pays courtesy call on Sec. Balisacan

Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Assistant Director-General Per Bertilsson met with the Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan last September 21 at the NEDA Central Office.   ADG Bertilsson discussed GGGI’s interest in offering technical assistance to NEDA in incorporating Sustainable Development Goals in the upcoming update of the Philippine Development Plan in 2016. He expressed continue reading : GGGI ADG Per Betrilsson pays courtesy call on Sec. Balisacan

NEDA Urges Leaders to Commit to SDGs

Economic Planning Secretary and National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Director-General Arsenio M. Balisacan called on the government and private sector leaders to commit to the new United Nations (UN) agenda, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), during its launching at the Hotel InterContinental, Makati City on August 3. “Political will must be mustered. That’s easier continue reading : NEDA Urges Leaders to Commit to SDGs