“How NGOs are Improving Infrastructure in the Philippines”

On September 6, 2019, Business and New Markets, World News, posted the above-titled article, which reads in part as follows:

“The Southeast Asian nation of the Philippines, an archipelago of approximately 108 million people, has recently become quite economically viable. From 2017 to 2018, its global competitiveness score jumped from rank 68 to 56 out of 140 nations indexed by the World Economic Forum. However, the country’s infrastructure lacks the vitality of its overall economy, ranking at 92 out of 140 in the same report.


“Int’l organizations, NGOs and private sector meet in Istanbul”

Editor’s note: the above-titled article was posted on the Hurriyet Daily News.  It reads as follows:

“International organizations, NGOs and the private sector have major roles in achieving development goals, a manager of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) said in a meeting in Istanbul on Sept. 1.

All those partners have to work together for bringing solutions to development challenges, GerdTrogemann, the manager of UNDP’s Istanbul Regional Hub, stressed during the hub’s meeting against poverty.

Every year, large amounts of money were provided to achieve sustainable development goals (SDGs) but this is not about money, he underlined.