Presidential Communications Operations Office



  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Sunday, 20 September 2020 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
 
home
 
about
 
fotos
 
info
 
links
 
ncrr01carr02r03calmimr05r06r07r08r09r10r11r12r13
 << September 2020 >> 
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30
Special News Editions:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Ilocano.Waray.Hiligaynon
Pangasinan.Other
PIA Specials:
NEW! Cabinet Officials
Jobs.Slides.Specials.Ads. Events.ASEAN.Multimedia
Visitors since 15 Feb 2011:
PIA News Archive:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Waray.Hiligaynon.Ilocano
Pangasinan.All
PIA Archive News Reader

PIA Press Release
2010/09/01

Next MTPDP to guide UN priorities

Davao City (1 September) -- Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Cayetano W. Paderanga Jr. said the next United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for 2012 to 2016 would closely align with the administration's development priorities.

At the recent consultations on the UNDAF, he noted that the UN Country Team's (UNCT) had earlier committed to President Benigno Aquino III that the UNDAF would mirror the priorities of the new Medium-Term Philippine Development Plan (MTPDP). The UNDAF outlines the UNCT's strategic responses to the development priorities of a country for a specified period of time.

Paderanga, who is also the director-general of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), said that the MTPDP's overall direction is anchored on an inclusive growth framework or growth that is shared by the poor and vulnerable, which aims to create decent and adequate employment opportunities for many more Filipinos in order to significantly reduce poverty.

The socioeconomic planning secretary meanwhile assured the UNCT that the MTPDP 2010-2016 would also integrate current and emerging concerns, such as achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), adopting a human rights based approach in development planning, and responding to climate change, which are also concerns advocated by the UN.

"Under the new MTPDP, priority shall be given on meeting the targets on poverty reduction, nutrition, dietary energy requirement, primary education, maternal mortality and access to reproductive health services.

The Plan shall also consider regional dimensions and dynamics so that the successor Regional Development Plans shall contain localized targets and strategies that will address specific concerns in the regions, and at the same time enable us to collectively achieve national goals," Paderanga said.

The NEDA chief noted the importance of the development partners' support to the MTPDP, including the strengthening of results monitoring and evaluation systems.

"We are also instituting reforms in the Philippine Statistical System, for it to be more reliable and responsive, not just to development planners but also to the general public. The UN has expertise in this field, and we may need you along the way," Paderanga added.

The UNCT is currently conducting consultations with the government, civil society and development partners in crafting the third UNDAF for the Philippines. The last UNDAF, crafted for the period 2005 to 2009, was extended up to 2011. (PIA) [top]

|«  prev  next  »|
DAILY NEWS LIST:
»Tagalog News: Mga kongresista na magiging bahagi ng HRET inanunsyo na
»Tagalog News: 16th National Crime Prevention Week ipagdiriwang simula ngayong araw
»Budget tracking project launched in Davao
»POEA conducts Korean Language Testing anew
»DSWD pilots risk, vulnerability assessment training
»Next MTPDP to guide UN priorities
»Del Rosario enjoins broader sectoral participation in barangay dev't
»Davao Norte in control over terror mosquitoes
»25-IB troopers recover firearms in encounter with NPAs
»Region XI entries vie for literacy awards
|«  prev  next  »|

Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines