In preparing its recommendations for legislation in the 17 th Congress, the Secretariat of the House of Representatives was guided by the precept that all growth and development should serve the purpose of enabling all Filipinos to enjoy and expand their human freedoms under the rule of law. The Secretariat takes note of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations – recognizing that because everyone around the world regardless of geographical locus, age, culture, religion, or political environment, aspires to live well, human well-being underlies the pursuit of freedom and the quest for enduring peace.
This book discusses the socio-economic conditions obtaining in the country and the corresponding legislative actions necessary to address issues corresponding to six (6) policy domains based on a development framework framed by the Secretariat.
The policy agenda development framework is briefly discussed and graphically presented following this summary to guide the reader in appreciating the discussion of each policy domain. >>read complete document