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 […]

UP CIFAL Philippines hosts SDG workshop for Filipino youth

QUEZON CITY— University of the Philippines (UP) CIFAL Philippines hosted a seminar-workshop promoting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development for 48 youth and student leaders on July 25, 2018 at the National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG) Case Room, UP Diliman. Participants included student organization leaders from UP, members from Sangguniang Kabataan (Youth […]

UP CIFAL Philippines collaborates with CIFAL Jeju, International IDEA on SDG and Migration Workshop

JEJU, SOUTH KOREA—UP CIFAL Philippines, together with CIFAL Jeju and Stockholm-based International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), conducted a workshop on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and Migration. Thirty eight participants from 18 countries gathered to talk about issues on migration, trafficking, and refugee crisis. Nikhil Seth, Executive Director of UNITAR from Geneva, […]

UP CIFAL Philippines starts series of inclusive business fora in UP Cebu

CEBU CITY—To promote sustainable development through inclusive business, UP CIFAL Philippines kicked off a series of fora in six University of the Philippines (UP) campuses on June 19, 2018 at UP Cebu. Eighty four students, government employees, business practitioners, and non-government workers participated in the forum on inclusive business co-organized by UP Cebu and the […]

UP CIFAL Philippines speaks at a forum by the Korea Research Center

In a small forum sponsored by the University of the Philippines Korea Research Center (UP KRC) on 15 June 2018, Rodalyn Apple Ariola, UP CIFAL Philippines’ newest project assistant on Migration and Gender Equality, articulated her experience in working with a Korean company in the Philippines.   In her presentation, Ariola highlighted the success factors […]