Delegates of Korea’s National Economic Advisory Council (NEAC) paid a courtesy visit to the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) on November 7, 2022. They were received by PIDS President Aniceto Orbeta Jr. and research fellows Adoracion Navarro, Margarita Debuque-Gonzales, and Ma. Christina Epetia.
NEAC is a policy advisory body that reports directly to the president of the Republic of Korea on economic affairs.
The NEAC delegation consisted of Vice-Chairperson Lee In Ho, Council Members Cheong Inkyo and Min Sejin, Secretary-General Woo Haeyoung, Head of Economic Security Team Choi Sihoon, Deputy Director of Economic Security Team Kang Sang June, and Embassy of Republic of Korea First Secretary Lee Youngsin.
NEAC and PIDS expressed interest in working together, particularly in enhancing the role and expanding the contributions of policy think tanks at the national and international levels.