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Opening Program and 8th Annual Public Policy Conference (APPC) 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 will feature the theme “#CloseTheGap: Accelerate Post-pandemic Recovery through Social Justice” in a four-part webinar series.

This first webinar in the series will be on September 13, from 9:00 to 11:30 am, via Zoom. It will begin 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?


This event will be streamed live on the PIDS Facebook page ( and the SERP-P Community page (