The Banyan Tree Leadership Forum with Cesar Purisima, Philippine Secretary of Finance

The Promise of Regional Integration: Protecting and Strengthening ASEAN Centrality
  • Thursday, Apr 10, 2014
  • Keynote Remarks by

    His Excellency Cesar V. Purisima
    Secretary of Finance
    The Republic of the Philippines

    Moderated by

    Mr. Murray Hiebert
    Senior Fellow and Deputy Director
    Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies, CSIS

    Thursday, April 10, 2014
    10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
    CSIS Second Floor Conference Center
    1616 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington DC

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    Please join us for this important discussion with His Excellency Cesar V. Purisima, secretary of finance for the Republic of the Philippines. The Philippines’ economy has been one of Asia’s strongest performers in recent years. Secretary Purisima will discuss the Philippines’ commitments to regional integration, key developments in the Philippine economy, and areas of cooperation with the United States.

    Secretary Purisima has served as secretary of finance since 2010. Earlier, he served in the government as secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry. He also served as chair and board member of a number of government institutions including the National Power Corporation, the Land Bank of the Philippines, and the Monetary Board.

    Please RSVP here by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Please contact southeastasiaprogram@csis.org if you experience technical difficulties.

    If you have questions, please contact Ms. Elke Larsen at (202) 775-3269.

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