Philippines Hosts ASEAN Project Development Training

Philippines Hosts ASEAN Project Development Training
08 June 2023 -

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) of the Republic of the Philippines, in collaboration with the ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC), hosted the ASEAN Project Development Training for Philippine government officials from 6 – 8 June in Manila.

The training workshop is a joint effort of the Permanent Mission of the Philippines to ASEAN and ASEC.

A total of 61 Philippine government officials from various ministries and agencies participated in the three-day training. Through presentations, exercises, and group work, they were briefed by ASEC staff on developing regional project proposals and managing ASEAN cooperation projects using a results-based management approach.

At the end of the training, participants developed and presented eight regional project proposal drafts.

Representatives from the Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) Management Team (JMT) also attended. In their presentation, it was explained their priorities and procedures to access the fund. The training concluded with a plenary session led by representatives from the Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Finance, Department of Trade and Industry of the Philippines, and ASEC.