Virtual Forum to Kick off DPRM 2020


TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (Manila time GMT+8)

To kick off the 18th Development Policy Research Month in September, the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) will hold a virtual forum on September 1, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (Manila time GMT+8). PIDS President Celia Reyes will open the event while members of the PIDS APPC 2020 Committee will present the Institute’s paper on “Innovating Governance: Building Resilience Against COVID-19 Pandemic and Other Risks”, which explains this year’s DPRM theme. Confirmed panelists are Assistant Secretary Carlos Abad Santos of the National Economic and Development Authority, Assistant Secretary Rolando Toledo of the Department of Budget and Management, Assistant Governor Iluminada Sicat of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, and Mayor Mar-len Abigail Binay of Makati City. The forum will be streamed live on PIDS Facebook page (





Innovating Governance: Building Resilience Against COVID-19 and Other Risks by PIDS Research Fellows Dr. Aubrey Tabuga, Dr. Charlotte Justine Diokno-Sicat, Dr. Sonny Domingo, and Dr. Valerie Ulep

Innovation in Public Sector Governance for Resilience under a New Normal by Department of Budget and Management Assistant Secretary Rolando Toledo

The BSP’s Financial Innovation and Inclusion Agenda by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Assistant Governor Iluminada Sicat

Makati Embraces Technology in the Time of COVID-19 by Makati City Mayor Abigail Binay

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