Program Areas

RPDEV is a key resource for government and nongovernment organizations, sociopolitical and civic groups, public policy-markers, private-sector leaders, and individual citizens who seek to achieve lasting peace, manage sustainable development, encourage democratic political systems and effective governance, or foster socioeconomic diplomacy.

 

LASTING PEACE

  • Promoting global and regional consensus
  • Fostering national vision and unity
  • Establishing harmony in diversity

 

SUSTAINABLE AREAS

  • Strategizing for global competitiveness in a free market environment
  • Developing strategies to promote investment, agriculture, trade, and industry
  • Formulating poverty alleviation and rural development policies
  • Enhancing job creation and generation of livelihood opportunities
  • Integrating environment concerns in the development process
  • Harnessing private-sector participation and resources for development
  • Integrating ethnic and cultural communities into the development agenda
  • Establishing sound fiscal management systems

 

DEMOCRATIC POLITICAL SYSTEMS AND EFFECTIVE GOVERNANCE

  • Developing responsible and responsive democratic political systems
  • Developing a comprehensive framework and set of principles of governance- predictability, transparency,    accountability
  • Strengthening core governance processes - policy advocacy, regulation, devolution, decentralization, enforcement
  • Institutionalizing honest, orderly, and peaceful elections (H.O.P.E.)
  • Enhancing human resource capabilities

 

SOCIOECONOMICS DIPLOMACY

  • Promoting the Philippines as a prime investment destination in the Asia-Pacific
  • Mobilizing external resources for investment and trade
  • Democratizing economic structures through liberalization, privatization and dismantling of monopolies, cartels, and other preferential   arrangements
  • Establishing global and regional networks to promote trade, technology transfer, and information exchange
  • Promoting cultural understanding and respect for ethnic identity in forging regional cooperation.