POPCOM chief: Gains, losses mark PHL’s march in achieving SDGs

The COVID-19 pandemic created an unmistakable demarcation line in the country’s progress for attaining the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), despite the current administration’s amplified efforts on sexual and reproductive health rights and services (SRHRS) as well as population and development (POPDEV) figuring prominently its 10-point socioeconomic agenda. Speaking at the 55th session of the continue reading : POPCOM chief: Gains, losses mark PHL’s march in achieving SDGs

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UPPI prof: PHL’s window on demographic opportunity closing fast: Only 3 out of 17 regions are ready to benefit from economic dividends

The Philippines is in an ideal position to achieve its much-pursued demographic dividend in the near future, but needs to improve on some socioeconomic preconditions before its window of opportunity closes soon. This was revealed by Prof. Michael del Mundo of the UP-Population Institute (UPPI) in an online presentation during the Joint Side Event of the 55th continue reading : UPPI prof: PHL’s window on demographic opportunity closing fast: Only 3 out of 17 regions are ready to benefit from economic dividends

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