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Mindanao Launch of the 2008/2009 Philippine Human Development Report

 

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The Human Development Network together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the New Zealand Agency for International Assistance (NZAID), the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) and the Civil Service Commission (CSC) recently held the Mindanao launch of the 2008/2009 Philippine Human Development Report (PHDR) entitled, “Institutions, Politics and Human Development in the Philippines” last June 18, 2009 in Grand Men Seng Hotel, Davao City.

As part of the advocacy and dissemination of the 2008/2009 PHDR, HDN will subsequently hold the following provincial road shows:

          Biliran City- July 1, 2009

          Legazpi, Albay- July 16, 2009

          Benguet- July 22, 2009

 

2008/2009 Philippine Human Development Report

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The Philippine Human Development Network (HDN), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the New Zealand Agency for International Assistance (NZAID) and the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), launches the 2008/09 Philippine Human Development Report (PHDR) with the theme “Institutions, Politics and Human Development in the Philippines” on 20 May 2009  at  Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila Hotel.

To view and download the report, click here.

Public Forum on the GRP-Moro Conflict

GRP-Moro Conflict: Is There An End in Sight?

Human Security and Human Development Revisited

Friday, September 19, 2008, 2:00 – 5:00pm
UP School of Economics Auditorium, Diliman, Quezon City

Videos and Documents Available:

Opening Remarks of Dr. Arsenio Balisacan
President, Human Development Network Foundation
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(Watch the videos)

Presentation of the 2005 Philippine Human Development Report framework and recommendations by Prof. Solita Collas-Monsod
Founding President of the Human Development Network and Professor of the UP School of Economics
(Read or Download Slides)

Speech of Gen. (Ret.) Rodolfo Garcia
Former Chairperson of the GOP Panel for the Talks with the MILF
(Read)
(Watch the videos)

Speech of Dr. Michael Mastura
Member of the Negotiating Panel for the MILF
(Read)
(Watch the videos)

Speech of Sen. Franklin Drilon
Senior Counsel, ACCRA Law Offices
(Read)
(Watch the videos)

Speech of Sen. Orlando Mercado
Former Secretary, Department of National Defense
(Read
(Watch the videos)

Speech of President Joseph Ejercito Estrada
Former President of the Philippines
(Read)
(Watch the videos)

More videos from the forum.

PHDR Series Receives Outstanding Research Award

Dr. Balisacan and Prof. Monsod receive the award in behalf of HDN

The Human Development Network is one of the recipients of the prestigious Outstanding Research Award for its work on the Philippine Human Development Report (PHDR) Series. The recognition was conferred by the Department of Science and Technology as part of its golden jubilee celebration at the 50 Men and Women of Science Awarding Ceremony on August 27, 2008 held at the Centennial Hall of the Manila Hotel.

The PHDR Series was cited as one of the country’s most significant contributions to science and technology over the last 50 years, distinguished for its reputation for factual, insightful, and well-written analyses of human development issues in the Philippines.

To date, the following PHDRs have been or will be produced:
•    2008: Institutions, Politics and Human Development in the Philippines (forthcoming)
•    2005: Peace, Human Security and Human Development
•    2002: Work and Wellbeing
•    2000: Quality, Access and Relevance in Basic Education
•    1997: Women and Gender in Development
•    1994: Human Development and Peoples Participation in Governance

Click here to find out more about the Philippine Human Development Reports.

2005 PHDR Receives the 2007 Outstanding Book Award

The 2005 Philippine Human Development Report (PHDR) with its theme Peace, Human Security and Human Development is a recipient of the 2007 Outstanding Book Award for the Social Sciences conferred by the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST). The award was accepted by Dr. Emmanuel S. De Dios, Atty. Soliman Santos Jr., Toby Melissa C. Monsod, authors of the 2005 PHDR, and Dr. Arsenio M. Balisacan, President of HDN, during the 29th NAST Annual Scientific Meeting on July 12, 2007 at the Manila Hotel.

The prestigious NAST awards, given annually, recognize the  outstanding achievements and contributions of Filipino scientists and institutions in the physical and social sciences. These awards also include the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Prize for Young Scientists in the Philippines, Outstanding Young Scientist, NAST Talent Search for Young Scientists, NAST-Hugh Greenwood Environmental Science Award, Outstanding Monograph and Outstanding Scientific Paper.

Click here to read the 2005 PHDR.

2005 PHDR Finalist in the 2007 National Human Development Awards

Finalist, Excellence in Participation and Capacity Building Process Category, Human Development Awards 2007

The 2005 PHDR, with its theme Peace, Human Security and Human Development, was among three finalists for Excellence in Participation and Capacity Building Process category in the recently concluded 2007 National Human Development Awards.

The HD Awards is a highly publicized biennial event that recognizes the outstanding contributions of the National and Regional Human Development Reports in influencing development policy and practice. The 2007 Awards process received 50 nominations from 39 countries. It is organized by the UNDP Human Development Report Office (HRDO).

Click here view the 2005 PHDR.

2000 PHDR is Best National Human Development Report in Asiapac

Best National Human Development Report in the Asia-Pacific region for 1999-2000

The 2000 Philippine Human Development Report (PHDR) with its theme Quality, Access and Relevance in Basic Education, was adjudged by the UNDP Human Development Report Office as Best National Human Development Report in the Asia-Pacific Region during the 2000 National Human Development Awards. The 2000 PHDR was cited for its excellence in three categories: Innovative Use of Human Development Measurement Tools, Presentation and Design, and Participation and Policy Impact.

The award was conferred at the conclusion of the Second Global Forum on Human Development on October 10, 2000 held in Brazil. Dr. Arsenio M. Balisacan, President of HDN, received the award in behalf of the Network.

Click here to view the 2000 PHDR.