Pursuant to the Presidential Proclamation No. 247, s. 2022 declaring the month of September every year as Development Policy Research Month, the PSHS-SMC encourages the entire community to join the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) in celebrating the importance of promoting sound and responsive research policy in accelerating nation-building, post-pandemic.

Aptly themed “#CloseTheGap: Accelerate Post-pandemic Recovery through Social Justice,” the month-long celebration aims to highlight the importance of post-pandemic recovery plan in the areas of human capital development and social protection, public health services and infrastructure, and environmental resilience. 

Interested members of the community are invited to register and join the free public policy webinar series to be streamed live on the PIDS Facebook page ( on September 13, 15, 20, and 22, 2022.  For registration details, please visit the same fb page or the PIDS’ website .

Maki-alam at makilahok!  See you there!