NCPAG hosts international symposium on disaster recovery

Dr. Berse presenting his study "Minding the Gaps: Lessons in Disaster Recovery from the Philippines"

The UP-NCPAG hosted on 24 August 2018 the “Symposium on Institutional Perspectives on disaster Recovery: Lessons from Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and ASEAN.”

Six scholars presented their studies on disaster recovery initiatives and programs, including NCPAG faculty member Dr. Kristoffer Berse and Senior Lecturer Jose U. Tiusonco II, who also served as moderator.

Other resource speakers were Ms. Ansherina Talavera (CARE Philippines), Dr. Mampei Hayashi (Kansai University of International Studies), Ms. Gabrielle Iglesias (Independent Consultant) and Dr. Mizan Fuady Bisri (ASEAN AHA Centre Indonesia).

The activity is part of the NCPAG Lecture Series begun by the Center for Public Administration and Governance Education (CPAGE) in 2014. The Lecture Series aims to strengthen the College’s tradition of scholarship and intellectual praxis through discussions on burning issues, trends and developments in Public Administration and Governance.