Philippines hosts international conference on public sector productivity

Tagaytay City, Philippines – The Philippines, through the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) and the Asian Productivity Organization (APO), successfully hosted the International Conference on Public Sector Productivity (ICPSP) on October 10-12 at the DAP Conference Center in Tagaytay City. DAP President and Chief Executive Officer Elba S. Cruz opened the conference with the continue reading : Philippines hosts international conference on public sector productivity

DAP conducts strategic planning workshop for Surigao del Norte provincial government

The Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), through its Center for Governance-Local Governance and Development Office, conducted the Strategic Planning Workshop for the Provincial Government of Surigao del Norte on 21-23 August 2017 at the Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao, Davao City. Surigao del Norte Governor Sol Matugas emphasized the message shared by Mayor Casimiro A. continue reading : DAP conducts strategic planning workshop for Surigao del Norte provincial government

DAP holds Baguio training on regulatory impact analysis

The Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), through its program on Modernizing Government Regulations (MGR) and in partnership with the Asian Productivity Organization, recently conducted a four-day training course on Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) for regulatory agencies at the Baguio Burnham Suites Hotel in Baguio City. The training, the third for this year after two continue reading : DAP holds Baguio training on regulatory impact analysis

DAP conducts seminar on public corporate governance for social housing agency

The Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), through its Center for Governance- Operations Management Office, facilitated the “Orientation-Seminar on Public Corporate Governance” for the Social Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC) last August at the Marco Polo Hotel Ortigas. The two-day activity was designed to equip appointive directors of government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) with the knowledge continue reading : DAP conducts seminar on public corporate governance for social housing agency

‘ASEAN Way’ needs to be modified or abandoned – Mercado

Former Senator and Graduate School of the Development Academy of the Philippines Dean Orlando Mercado declared that there is a need to either “modify or reinvent” the so-called “ASEAN Way” or completely abandon the long-held principle based on consultation and consensus-based decision making while establishing “a more concrete, systematic and productive mechanism” for addressing conflicts continue reading : ‘ASEAN Way’ needs to be modified or abandoned – Mercado

2 DAP alumni assume sensitive military positions

“New ISAFP chief fit for the job.”  This was the description issued by the Armed Forces of the Philippines about the incoming intelligence chief of the military, Brig. Gen. Macairog Alberto, one of two alumni of the Development Academy of the Philippines Graduate School of Public and Development Management under its Development and Security Programs continue reading : 2 DAP alumni assume sensitive military positions

President Duterte draws from DAP mandate in his SONA; DAP in turn sets productivity confab in October

President Rodrigo Duterte drew from the Development Academy of the Philippines’ mandate during his State of the Nation Address last July 24, saying that one of his administration’s key thrusts is the restoration of the faith and trust of citizens in their government by increasing its productivity and eventually the efficiency and quality of government continue reading : President Duterte draws from DAP mandate in his SONA; DAP in turn sets productivity confab in October

DAP to host five-day workshop on assessment tool for Asian countries

The Development Academy of the Philippines, in cooperation with the Asian Productivity Organization (APO), will host a five-day workshop called “Workshop on the Common Assessment Framework for the Public Sector” this coming August 21-25 at Novotel Manila-Araneta Center, Quezon City.   The workshop, which is expected to be participated in by 29 delegates from member countries of continue reading : DAP to host five-day workshop on assessment tool for Asian countries

DAP conducts basic project management course

A total of 54 program and project managers as well as members of the technical staff of various government agencies and corporations underwent a five-day basic course on project management conducted by the Development Academy of the Philippines’ Center for Governance-Operations Management Office recently at the Virata Hall of the DAP Building in Pasig City.  continue reading : DAP conducts basic project management course

33 Philippine vice governors, officials attend Singapore study

Thirty-three delegates from the League of Vice Governors of the Philippines (LVGP), headed by its national president, Isabela Vice Governor Antonio Albano, and its chairman of the board, Oriental Mindoro Vice Governor Humerlito Dolor, recently attended the foreign study “Driving Excellence in Governance” at the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public continue reading : 33 Philippine vice governors, officials attend Singapore study