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 […]

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 […]

NEDA Western Visayas orients Yeungnam University on RDP

The NEDA Regional Office in Western Visayas (NRO VI) conducted an orientation for professors and students of Yeungnam University (YU), in South Korea about the Regional Development Plan (RDP) 2017-2022 and the region’s major programs and projects on July 9 at Jalaur Conference Room, NRO VI Building, Iloilo City. A total of 25 participants from the YU Department of Saemaul Studies and International Development (DSSID), composed of five officers and 20 college students attended the orientation. The YU-DSSID team was led by Project Team Leader Professor Lee Jeong Ju, together with Research Professor Yoo Ho Woong, Senior Researchers Dr. Lee […]