The NSCB and HDN with the UNDP held a forum to release the 2009 Human Development Index (HDI) on December 20, 2012 at the EDSA Shangri-la Hotel. Governor Miguel Dominguez of the province of Sarangani served as discussant.

The 2009 index may be accessed from the NSCB website:

2009 Human Development Index [86 KB]

The opening remarks, presentations, and technical notes may be found
at the NSCB website.

Or you may download them directly from the links below:

Technical Notes [892 KB]

NSCB-HDN Dissemination Forum on the 2009 Subnational HDI held on December 10, 2012
Opening Remarks [152 KB]

Dr. Jose Ramon Albert
Secretary General, NSCB

Presentation on Some Perspectives from the Official Statistical Community on the Refinement of the Global HDI [216 KB]

Ms. Jessamyn Encarnacion
Director, NSCB

Presentation on the Refined HDI [1.11 MB]

Dr. Toby Melissa Monsod
Coordinator, HDN

Presentation on the 2009 HDI [3.41 MB]

Dr. Ma. Cynthia Rose Banzon-Bautista
Commissioner, CHED and Vice President, HDN