The Philippine National Budget Monitoring Project (PNBMP) and The Budget Network by former Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Emilia Boncodin is having a public forum on the FY 2009 Budget and the Power of the Purse at the ISLA 3 Function Room in the EDSA Shangri-la Hotel in Manila. Guests include Christian Hougen, USAID Office of Economic Development and Governance, Hon. Junue Cua, HOR Chair of Committee on Appropriations.
Meanwhile, Atty Santiago Dumlao, Jr, Vice Chair of Public Affairs Committee of the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) and Ms. Henedina Abad, former member of the House of Representative are the invited panel of reactors.
There will be an open forum later with a good array of guests from the experts in academe, government service, financial institutions, students and those interested in the topic.