In collaboration with the Philippine Society for Public Administration, National College of Public Administration and Governance, University of the Philippines, Association of Schools of Public Administration of the Philippines, and De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde Manila, Philippines on May 22-24, 2019
The 2019 AAPA Annual Conference will be jointly hosted by the Asian Association for Public Administration (AAPA) and De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde, Manila, Philippines. It will be held at the Hotel Benilde and De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde Taft Campus (www.benilde.edu.ph) in Manila, Philippines from May 22 nd to 24 th , 2019. The conference venue is located approximately 50 minutes car drive from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport I, II and III during a non-rush hour.
Main Conference Themes: Public Administration and the Future: Challenges and Opportunities in Realizing the Sustainable Development Goals and Directions for Reform and Capacity Building
The role of public administration in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is imminent. There are many issues that have to be addressed to increase the quality of life in developing countries as targeted by SDGs: poverty and hunger, climate change, energy, consumption, marine resources, inequality, economic growth, ecosystems and environment, peace and justice, human settlements, water management, education for sustainable development and lifelong learning, food security, gender equality, industrial sustainability, good health and inclusive well-being, accountable and inclusive institutions, and the global partnership for sustainable development.
This conference focuses on how to transform governance and innovate development capacities of governments, institutions and public administrations to achieve SDGs.
Academicians, students and practitioners are welcomed to discuss the opportunity to debate emerging issues, trends, and challenges, as well as good practices, strategies and approaches to transforming governance and innovating public administration. This conference will contribute to developing the good practices of public administration to anticipate the various challenges posed by the implementation of the SDGs. This conference inspires the participants to develop solutions and pathways to realizing the SDGs.
• Decentralization and Devolution
• Relocating Government Capitals (such as the cases of Korea and Malaysia)
• Third World Development Models
• Development policy for SDGs
• Transforming governance for realizing the SDGs
• Leveraging and Harnessing Frontier Technologies for SDGs
• Transforming Public Service Delivery
• Public-Private Partnership and SDGs
• Fourth Industrial Revolution in Public Institutions
We invite submission of abstracts and papers that reflect on the above issues from academics and practitioners.
Conference Venue for the three-day conference
First day: 2nd Floor, Hotel Benilde Maison De La Salle
Second day: 5th Floor Mutien Hall, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Main Campus
Third day: 2nd Floor, Hotel Benilde Maison De La Salle