The National Economic and Development Authority is the country’s socioeconomic planning body, highly regarded as the authority in macroeconomic forecasting and policy analysis and research. It provides high-level advice to policymakers in Congress and the Executive Branch.
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) is an independent National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) created under the 1987 Philippine Constitution. The Commission is mandated to conduct investigations on human rights violations against marginalized and vulnerable sectors of the society, involving civil and political rights.
The University of the Philippines Diliman (UP Diliman) is a modern research university advancing sustainable, innovative, and people-centered national development.
The Philippine Statistics Authority is the central statistical authority of the Philippine government, collecting, compiling, analyzing, and publishing statistical information on the people of the Philippines’ economic, social, demographic, political, and general affairs, as well as enforcing the country’s civil registration functions.
The Department is the primary agency responsible for the conservation, management, development, and proper use of the country’s environment and natural resources, , as well as the licensing and regulation of all natural resources.