Championing the nation’s future through the Filipino youth

The National Economic and Development Authority rallies the youth to help realize AmBisyon Natin 2040 They may be seen looking at their gadgets most of the time but young Filipinos today have been more engaged with society, albeit in new ways. Growing up in a milieu of staggering digitalization and disruption of conventions, young people are not just playing computer games but are engaging with others on a broad range of topics, including those of national and global interest. The National Youth Assessment Study 2015 conducted by the National Youth Commission (NYC), offers significant insights into the Filipino youth’s perceptions […]

Japan unveils dev’t cooperation framework, aligns with PDP 2017-2022

The Philippine government, led by NEDA Undersecretary for Investment Programming Rolando G. Tungpalan, headed to Tokyo, Japan on August 30 for the annual Philippines-Japan high level policy consultation to set the direction of the economic partnership between the two countries for the medium to long term. “Beyond the numbers, we need to understand the context of what Philippine development is all about—not only high growth, but inclusive growth as well,” Tungpalan said. The Japanese delegation, headed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Director Yukiko Okano, unveiled Japan’s development cooperation policy with the Philippines for 2018-2023 to reflect priorities in the […]

NEDA ‘Tunog ng Progreso’ radio show kicks off, highlights Ambisyon Natin 2040

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is preparing to launch by the first quarter of 2019 another nationwide survey – the second since it first crafted the AmBisyon Natin 2040 – that will reflect the Filipino people’s changing needs and life goals. In NEDA’s pilot episode of its maiden radio program Tunog ng Progreso last July 20, NEDA Undersecretary for Policy and Planning Rosemarie G. Edillon said there is a need to determine if Filipinos are close to realizing the aspirations they first articulated in an initial national survey in 2016, results of which were consolidated and now embodied […]