Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan was one of the guest speakers yesterday during the first day of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Seminar on Advancing Inclusive Growth through Social Protection. He presented the inclusive growth framework, economic and environmental risks, vulnerabilities and challenges that should be addressed and the Philippine social protection framework and strategies under the Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016.

Other guest speakers present were Senior Advisor Chris Watson of the United States Department of Labor, Undersecretary Laura Del Rosario of the Department of Foreign Affairs, and Lawrence Jeff Johnson of International Labour Organization – Philippines.

Written by Michelle Ardales, NEDA-ONLINE, Thursday, July 26, 2012.

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