Statistical Indicators on Philippine Development
Chapter on Responsive Foreign Policy
Goal: To enhance economic security; to protect the rights and promote
the welfare and interests of Filipinos overseas.
Strategy/Target Indicator Accomplishments versus Targets Performance
Expand DFA economic diplomacy efforts
Number of business/trade missions facilitated
missions facilitated to expand DFA
during the five -year period.
Number of signed MOUs, MOAs facilitated on economic diplomacy efforts on top economic posts
Number of MOUs
with the highest
recorded in 2008.
Number of promotional materials and information provided to Posts
Increases in the
provided to posts
during the five-year
Strengthen strategic relationship with the United States to propel the common commitment to fight terrorism domestically, regionally, and worldwide.
Number of meetings with US on security convened
Security meetings with the US have been continuously pushed since 2004.
Ensure the national sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic
Number of confidence building measures and joint research undertaking identified and implemented
measures and joint
year, with the
conducted in 2005.
Maximize bilateral and multilateral ties to improve RP’s defense and military capabilities
Number of new agreements for defense and military forged with other countries (2005-2010)
New agreements for
defense and military
forged with other
Pro-active involvement in shaping the regional environment through ASEAN and ASEAN’s engagement with the major powers
Number of meetings participated in by the Philippines in international and regional norm-setting process
Increments in the
number of meetings
participated in by
Number of Philippine position papers on counter-terrorism, non-priliferation, and biological weapons prepared and presented
pursued, but with a
sudden drop in
Posted: 28 July 2009.