On October 5, diplomats from 20 countries convened at UA&P for the Economic Briefing for Diplomats, an annual event spearheaded by the UA&P Public and International Affairs office designed to encourage dialogue among members of the diplomatic corps and strengthen their understanding of current Philippine economic issues.

UA&P co-founder and senior economist Dr. Bernardo Villegas conducted the briefing, shedding light on current national and global economic trends and challenges.

UA&P conducts Economic Briefing for Diplomats

In attendance were Ambassador Betty Palaso of the Embassy of Papua New Guinea, Ambassador Ilan Fluss of the Embassy of the State of Israel, Ambassador Agus Widjojo from the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, and Ambassador Daniel Hernández Joseph of the Embassy of the United Mexican States. Represented also were the embassies of Myanmar, Venezuela, Singapore, Russia, Colombia, Norway, South Africa, Japan, India, the United Arab Emirates, Nigeria, the Czech Republic, Argentina, Libya, New Zealand, the United States of America, and Thailand.