UP CIFAL Philippines holds roundtable discussion on proposed Certificate Course on Global Migration

To refine the proposed Certificate Course on Global Migration, UP CIFAL Philippines held a roundtable discussion on October 9, 2018 at the University of the Philippines (UP) Asian Center in Quezon City. UP CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co and migration experts from the academe, government, and international organization discussed the objectives, target audience, module […]

UP CIFAL Philippines promotes innovative and sustainable entrepreneurship in 4th Inclusive Business Forum

ILOILO CITY, ILOILO—To raise awareness on innovative and sustainable entrepreneurship, UP CIFAL Philippines conducted its 4th Inclusive Business (IB) Forum on October 1, 2018 at the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV). More than 200 students, government employees, business practitioners, and non-government workers participated in the IB forum, jointly organized by UP CIFAL Philippines, UPV, […]

UP-NGCP Project serves 7 communities in 2018

The University of the Philippines – Nurturing Grassroots Change through Partnerships (UP-NGCP) is serving seven communities in 2018. The Skills Camp: NGCP Project is a special project under the Inclusive Business program of UP CIFAL Philippines contributing to the promotion and best practices of sustainable development. The seven chosen sites for the project’s second year  […]

UP CIFAL Philippines Director speaks at 3M Philippines’ road safety campaign launch

(PHOTO COURTESY: Screen grab from 3M Philippines’ Facebook livestream) UP CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna E.A. Co discussed the key role of road safety in achieving sustainable development goals (SDG) at the “Drive For Road Safety” campaign launch of 3M Philippines on September 20 at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. Road safety is one […]

UP CIFAL Philippines conducts 3rd Inclusive Business Forum in Laguna

(Photo Courtesy: UPLB College of Economics and Management) LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA—To promote agro-industrial development and environmental sustainability among local businesses, UP CIFAL Philippines conducted the third of its series of fora on inclusive business (IB) on August 30, 2018 at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB). The broader objective of the forum is […]

UP CIFAL Philippines holds Inclusive Business forum in Davao City

DAVAO CITY—To show how local businesses create jobs while promoting social justice and long-lasting peace, UP CIFAL Philippines conducted the second of its series of fora on inclusive business (IB) on August 24, 2018 at the University of Southeastern Philippines (USEP). One hundred eighty students, government employees, and business practitioners participated in the IB forum, […]

UP CIFAL Philippines supports Quezon City’s BaLinkBayan Portal for overseas Filipinos

(Photo Courtesy: Quezon City Local Government’s Facebook page)   In support of the continuing partnership with Quezon City, UP CIFAL Philippines attended the signing of the memorandum of agreement and launching of an e-governance project for overseas Filipinos on August 17 at the Quezon City Hall. Quezon City Mayor and UP CIFAL Philippines Board Member […]

CIFAL Asia Pacific officially created

(Photo Courtesy: CIFAL Jeju)   Four CIFAL centers signed the agreement that officially created the CIFAL Asia Pacific Network on August 9-10 in Newcastle, Australia. UP CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co, CIFAL Shanghai Director Genxiang Wang, CIFAL Newcastle Director Dr. Graham Brewer, and CIFAL Jeju Director Amb. Young-sam Ma signed the “Declaration to Strengthen […]

UP CIFAL Philippines director offers insights into effective disaster management

A leading ambassador for the United Nations (UN) in the Asia-Pacific region is visiting Newcastle in Australia on August 9 to share insights into the impact of natural disasters on human mobility. The University of Newcastle will host Dr Edna Co, who is Director of the International Training Centres for Authorities and Leaders (CIFAL) in […]