ACHIEVING GOODGOVERNANCE THROUGH PUBLIC POLICY — presentation for lan's 1stINTERNATIONAL POLICY CYCLE WORKSHOP
These set of slides were presented by Secretary-General Dr. Orlando Mercado during the 1st International Policy Cycle Workshop on Understanding the Policy-Making Process: Dynamics and Prospects of Policy Formulation and Roles of Think Tank Institutions in EROPA's Members held at the Lembaga Administrasi Negara in Jakarta, Indonesia, on 10 December 2019. This event was organized by the EROPA Policy Studies Center.
Secretary-General Mercado was invited to serve as a resource person in the workshop session. As a former Senator of the Philippines, he spoke of his experience in helping pass the Generic Drugs Law in the country and the dynamics in public policy making that helped and/or hindered the passing of the said bill into law.
making world-class public administration (PA) higher educational institutions in the philippines by revamping philippine pa — presentation at the 2019 aspap conference
These set of slides were presented by Secretary-General Dr. Orlando Mercado during the 2019 ASPAP Conference and General Assembly on The Role of Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) in Public Administration: Engaging Stakeholders beyond the Conventional held at the International Center for Public Administration, National College of Public Administration, University of the Philippines, Philippines, on 14 to 15 November 2019.
Secretary-General Mercado was invited to serve as a resource person in the Plenary Session on "World-Class HEIs in PA and Governance" wherein he presented the idea of revamping Philippine PA as one means of making world-class HEIs out of PA universities and colleges.
These set of slides were presented by Secretary-General Dr. Orlando Mercado in the launch of the #TAG (Thinking About Governance) Dialogue. The first dialogues of the new program by EROPA was organized by the University of the Philippines International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders (UP CIFAL) Philippines and the topic was on Migration. It was held at the Case Room of the National College of Public Administration and Governance, UP, on 15 August 2019.
For his portion, he was tasked to debunk the common misconceptions associated with Migration. You can watch the video for his presentation in the link below.
MIGRATION IN THE ASEAN AND PHILIPPINE CONTEXT — PRESENTATION FOR UP CIFAL PHILIPPINES' PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE COURSE ON GLOBAL MIGRATION
These set of slides were presented by Secretary-General Dr. Orlando Mercado in a lecture seriorganized by the University of the Philippines International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders (UP CIFAL) Philippines on Migration in the 21st Century: Origins, Concepts, and Role in Sustainabable Development. His lecture's theme was on Migration in the Global Setting. The lecture was held at the School of Statistics, UP Diliman, Philippines, on 6 August 2019.
With professional background on being a Permanent Representative to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), he was invited to share his knowledge on the above-mentioned topic.
Since the beginning of World Wide Web, governments have been caught up with what geeks call the “Web 1.0” era. We have seen e-mails slowly replacing snail mail and letters, websites speeding up publishing of vital information, and bits and pieces of data being stored handily in computers. Computer programs, instead of personnel, provide much of the work for governments to get going.