Dr. Gilberto Llanto and Mr. Julio S. Amador III with PIDS President Dr. Celia Reyes and Dr. Heejin Lee, president of KAIDEC (Photo by PIDS).

Research fellows, Dr Gilberto Llanto and Mr. Julio S. Amador III, joined international experts from South Korea, India, China, Japan, Khazakstan, and ASEAN member-states in the 4th International Symposium on Asian Development Studies to discuss development cooperation in ASEAN. The symposium was held on the 25th to the 26th of October, 2018 at the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS). Mr. Amador chaired the first session on non-ASEAN actors for ASEAN’s development where Dr. Llanto served as discussant of the five research studies presented. The event was organized by the Korea Association of International Development and Cooperation (KAIDEC) and the PIDS, with the support of the Korea Foundation.

Dr. Llanto discusses the research presented in the first session of the symposium (photo by PIDS)