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8th Annual Public Policy Conference (APPC) Opening Program and Webinar 1: The Concept of Social Justice in the 21st Century

The Annual Public Policy Conference (APPC) is the main and culminating activity of the Development Policy Research Month (DPRM) celebration held every September. The 8th APPC features the theme “#CloseTheGap: Accelerate Post-pandemic Recovery through Social Justice” in a four-part webinar series.

This first webinar in the series was held on September 13, from 9:00 to 11:30 am, via Zoom. It begins with the APPC Opening Program.

It will be followed by the session on “The Concept of Social Justice in the 21st Century”.  Through esteemed local and international speakers, this session will answer the following questions:

  • How can social justice be strengthened and applied in a post-pandemic era?
  • What policy measures have worked in addressing social, economic, and environmental inequities?


Presentation of Prof. James Heckman, 2000 Nobel Laureate in Economics, University of Chicago