UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) works in about 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities, and build resilience in order to sustain development results.
In the Philippines, UNDP has been working on improving the lives of Filipino people since 1965. UNDP has been committed to helping the country achieve its national development priorities as set out in the Philippine Development Plan, meet its international commitments, including the 2030 Agenda and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, in order to meet its long-term vision charted in Ambisyon Natin 2040. In partnership with the Government of the Philippines, the current Country Programme (2012-2018) is designed around the pursuit of inclusive growth that reduces poverty. Our overall approach is to strengthen capacities of national and local governments and communities in democratic governance, sustainable management of environment and natural resources, and climate change adaptation and disaster risk management, and resilience and peace building. In all areas, we encourage the protection of human rights, gender equality and empowerment of women, minorities and the poorest and most vulnerable.
PHILIPPINE DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
The Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev) is an independent, non-profit organization that aims to eradicate poverty in the Philippines through its three (3) pillars: education, innovation, and entrepreneurship. PhilDev brings together government organizations, the academe, private industry, and the community in harnessing science and technology for sustainable and inclusive economic growth in the Philippines.
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE
The Australian Government’s development cooperation program in the Philippines aims to accelerate inclusive economic growth and political stability. Australia’s aid program will support these goals by focusing on the following objectives as outlined in the Aid Investment Plan: enhancing the foundations for inclusive economic growth; building stronger institutions for transparent and accountable governance; and improving the conditions for peace and stability.