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Annual Public Policy Conference Webinar 3: Green And Inclusive Recovery

The Annual Public Policy Conference (APPC) is the main and culminating activity of the Development Policy Research Month celebration held every September. This year, the 7th APPC will feature the theme “Reset and Rebuild for a Better Philippines in the Post-Pandemic World” in a four-part webinar series. This third webinar in the series is on September 21, from 9:00 am to 11:30 am, featured the topic “Green and Inclusive Recovery”. Resetting the economy post-pandemic and building resilience requires viewing climate targets as complementary to well-being targets. This webinar discussed the impacts of the pandemic on the environment and suggest strategies on how sectors could build the country’s environmental resilience post-pandemic.


Tipping or Turning Point: Scaling Up Climate Finance in the Era of COVID-19 presented by Dr. German Velasquez, director of the Green Climate Fund’s Division of Mitigation and Adaptation

How Science Can Help Inform Policies and Decisions on Climate and “Biodiversity” presented by Prof. Koh Lian Pin, professor of Conservation Science, Technology and Policy and the director of the Centre for Nature-based Climate Solutions at the National University of Singapore’s Department of Biological Sciences

Reaction of Mr. John Eric T. Francia, president and chief executive officer of the AC Energy Holdings Inc.