This year's celebration of the Development Policy Research Month (DPRM) in September carries the theme, "Reset and Rebuild for a Better Philippines in the Post-Pandemic World or Muling Magsimula at Magtayo tungo sa Mas Matatag na Pilipinas Pagkatapos ng Pandemya".DOWNLOAD THE DPRM BANNER
The Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) leads the entire nation in celebrating the Development Policy Research Month (DPRM) every September. With the theme “Reset and Rebuild for a Better Philippines in the Post-Pandemic World”, this year’s DPRM aims to emphasize that to be able to rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic and create a better Philippines, we need to reset our paradigms and practices by balancing the interests of people, profit, and planet or by placing equal importance on economic, social, and environmental well-being and sustainability.LEARN MORE
The 19th Development Policy Research Month (DPRM) banner comes in major Philippine languages, in addition to the English and Filipino versions. Support the DPRM and promote this year’s theme, “Reset and Rebuild for a Better Philippines in the Post-Pandemic World”, by displaying the physical banner in your office premises or posting the electronic banner on your official website and social media pages.LEARN MORE
How can we reset our paradigms and practices to move forward from the COVID-19 pandemic? Can businesses be profitable and ethical at the same time? Learn more by joining the first two of the four-part webinar series of the 7th Annual Public Policy Conference (APPC) on September 14 and 16.
How can we build back stronger, greener, and bluer post-pandemic? What should we do to protect the well-being of low-wage workers and those more vulnerable to COVID-19? What adjustments in our education and training, labor and employment, and social protection systems need to be made to ensure a robust and healthy workforce?
Know the answers to these questions by joining the last two of the four-part webinar series of the 7th Annual Public Policy Conference (APPC) on September 21 and 23.
Proclamation No. 247, issued by Malacañang in September 2002, declared the month of September of every year as Development Policy Research Month (DPRM). It highlights the critical role of policy research in the socioeconomic advancement of the Philippines.
The observance of the DPRM is intended to cultivate a strong culture of research and use of data and evidence among the country's national and local decisionmakers in policymaking and program planning. Through the different topics highlighted in every DPRM celebration, this event also aims to raise the public's literacy of important socioeconomic issues.
Join our virtual forum on September 2 to herald the start of the 19th Development Policy Research Month (DPRM) with the theme, “Reset and Rebuild for a Better Philippines in the Post-Pandemic World”. Our panelists from various sectors will share their insights on how to promote ethical business and green and inclusive recovery and develop a robust and healthy workforce to rebuild the country into a post-pandemic nation that is equitable, sustainable, and resilient.
You may register via: bit.ly/dprm2021kickoff or tune in to our FB page for the livestream of this event. Registration closes on Tuesday, August 31, 6 PM.
The Annual Policy Policy Conference (APPC) is the highlight and culminating activity of the DPRM. Started in 2015, it convenes foreign and local experts, researchers, policymakers, and representatives from government, private sector, and civil society in an evidence-based discourse of current and emerging development issues. This year's APPC on "Reset and Rebuild for a Better Philippines in the Post-Pandemic World" will be conducted virtually through a four-part webinar series on September 14, 16, 21, and 23, from 9:00 am - 11:30 am (GMT+8).
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