Virtual Press Conference to Kick off DPRM 2020

TIME: 9:30 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 press conference on September 1, 2020, from 9:30 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. Invited as panelists are Assistant Secretary Clarito Alejandro Magsino of the Department of Budget and Management, Chairperson Alicia de la Rosa-Bala of the Civil Service Commission, and Makati Ciy Mayor Mar-len Abigail Binay. The press conference will be streamed live via the PIDS Facebook page (