CIFAL Philippines leads workshop on gender, labor migration for Quezon City staff

QUEZON CITY—Members of the Quezon City Migration and Development Council (MDC) successfully completed CIFAL Philippines’ orientation workshop on gender, labor migration and sustainable development held on November 28, 2017. The workshop aimed to deepen the understanding of local government officials of the importance of a gender perspective in international labor migration. It also intended to […]

When the wells run dry

Dr. Mary Antonette Beroya-Eitner CIFAL Philippines Fellow   In an age when man has forgotten his origins and is blind even to his most  essential needs for survival, water along with other resources has become the victim of his indifference. –Rachel Carlson Water is life. We know that. We also know that water means livelihood. Without water, most, […]

CIFAL Philippines, UNITAR host road safety multi-stakeholder conference in Quezon City

CIFAL Philippines, in partnership with UNITAR, University of the Philippines (UP), UP National Center for Transportation Studies (UP NCTS) and Diageo hosted the “Road Safety for Sustainable Cities: A Multi-Stakeholder Conference” in Quezon City, Philippines from November 9 to 10. The conference gathered 151 representatives from national government offices, local government units, academic and research […]

CIFAL Philippines hosts second RTD on inclusive business

TAGUIG CITY – Following a small, informal round table discussion (RTD) in August 2017, CIFAL Philippines hosted a second RTD on inclusive business on Monday, 16 October 2017, at UP Bonifacio Global City. Experts on business administration from the academe and practitioners from the private sector gathered in the RTD to discuss strategies for progress […]

Conference: Road Safety for Sustainable Cities: A Multi-stakeholder Conference

Road Safety for Sustainable Cities: A Multi-stakeholder Conference 9-10 November 2017 Seda Vertis North, Quezon City, Philippines   Every year, nearly 1.3 million people die from road traffic injuries. According to the World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility, road traffic incidents are the leading cause of death among youths, and the second leading cause among […]

Lecture-Forum: Does Proactive State Protection Policy Lead to Better Worker Welfare?

  CIFAL Philippines, in partnership with the International Organization on Migration (IOM), would like to invite everyone to a lecture-forum titled “Does Proactive State Protection Policy Lead to Better Worker Welfare? The Role of Front-Line State Bureaucrats in the Gulf Region” with visiting scholar Mr. Froilan T. Malit, Jr. of the Gulf Labour Markets & Migration (GLMM) […]

UNITAR offers online courses for special topics on sustainable dev’t

UNITAR is offering online courses on special topics in sustainable development, particularly on renewable energies, resilience action planning, and sustainable urban mobility. Sessions of the e-learning course will be held from September to December of 2017. Brochures, flyers, list of modules and links to registration are available in the links below each course description.   Renewable Energies […]

CIFAL Philippines holds workshop on migration data for Quezon City staff

ANTIPOLO CITY, PHILIPPINES – Members of the Quezon City Migration and Development Council (MDC) successfully completed CIFAL Philippines’ capacity building workshop on migration data for sustainable development. The workshop, held from August 30 to 31, 2017, included lectures from experts and practical exercises on migration, data, and sustainable development. Dr. Nimfa Ogena of the University […]