UN flag raised for the first time in PH university

The United Nations (UN) flag was officially hoisted for the first time at the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman in Quezon City on November 6, 2018. Led by UP CIFAL Philippines and the UP School of Statistics (SoS), the UN flag raising ceremony symbolizes that the UP campus is now a “UN city,” reflecting […]

UP CIFAL Philippines Director discusses natural region as governance framework, highlights contributions to SDG targets in PAASE conference

UP CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna E.A. Co discussed the natural region as a framework of governance architecture for sustainable development in a conference organized by the Philippine-American Academy of Science and Engineering (PAASE) on October 25, 2018 at the UP National Institute of Physics in Quezon City. Now a member of the PAASE, Dr. […]

UP CIFAL Philippines conducts 2nd Youth CAMP

Photo Courtesy: IGNITE-NCPAG SAN PABLO CITY, LAGUNA—UP CIFAL Philippines, in partnership with the San Pablo City Government, Sangguniang Kabataan of San Pablo, and the Initiative for Genuine Involvement, Transparency and Empowerment (IGNITE) of the UP National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG), conducted the second installment of the Youth Commitment to Action and Multi-Stakeholder […]

UP CIFAL Philippines holds road safety seminar for grade schoolers

ANTIPOLO, RIZAL—As part of its advocacy to promote road safety awareness, UP CIFAL Philippines held a seminar for 70 students of Isaias Tapales Elementary School on October 19, 2018. Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority show that children aged 5-14 years are among the most vulnerable from road crashes and deaths. UP CIFAL Philippines program […]

UP CIFAL Philippines holds forum on Korean migration to PH

To promote the contributions of Korean migration to the Philippines through partnerships and collaboration, UP CIFAL Philippines held a forum at the University of the Philippines (UP) Bonifacio Global City in Taguig on October 16, 2018. Around 40 participants from the academe, the government, and the private sector attended the forum co-organized by UP Korea […]

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 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, […]