NCPAG to hold pre-SONA forum and book launch

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NCPAG to hold pre-SONA forum and book launch


As President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) draws near, the University of the Philippines-National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP-NCPAG) will be holding two events, which focus on assessments of the previous and the current administrations.

The Center for Policy and Executive Development (CPED) of UP-NCPAG will hold a forum to assess the Duterte Administration’s accomplishments with regard to its Zero + 10-Point Socio-Economic Agenda and publish the proceedings in a book form. This will be held on 19-20 July 2018 at the NCPAG Assembly Hall.

Faculty members of NCPAG will be presenting their assessments based on the current administration’s Zero Plus 10-Point Socio-Economic Agenda. The presentation will be made based on several clusters such as Economic Development, Social Development, and Political Development.

On 19 July 208, there will also be a book launch for The Performance of the Aquino Administration (2010-2016): An Assessment. The book contains assessments of the five clusters of the said administration (Good Governance and Anti-CorruptionHuman Development and Poverty ReductionEconomic DevelopmentSecurity, Justice and Peace, and Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation) as well as a chapter on Summary and Ways Forward. This is authored by members of the faculty and NCPAG researchers.

NCPAG to hold pre-SONA forum and book launch


The PNoy Book Launching and Pre-SONA Assessment of the performance of the Duterte Administration are open to the public for free. Seats are on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve seats, please contact CPED at 981 8500 loc 4162. Kindly look for Ms. Luisa or Ms. Rein. Media outfits are also advised to coordinate with CPED to secure a space for their staff and equipment during coverage.

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