UP CIFAL Philippines, UP Diliman Asian Center to institute Professional Master in Migration Studies

UP-CIFAL Philippines and the UP Diliman Asian Center submitted a curricular proposal establishing a Professional Master in Migration Studies to the University’s Social Sciences and Law Cluster on February 26. The two institutions developed an interdisciplinary professional degree program that provides both theoretical and practical understanding of migration in the context of sustainable development. A […]

UP CIFAL Philippines co-organizes “Improving Road Safety for Sustainable Cities: Best Practice Sharing Workshop” in Bangkok, Thailand

With the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), the King Prajadhipok’s Institute (KPI), the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), and the People’s Safety Foundation, UP CIFAL Philippines contributed to take road safety to center stage in one of the busiest metropolises in the Asian region. The […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines holds roundtable discussion on migration situation

CIFAL Philippines hosted a roundtable discussion on the migration situation on March 5, 2018 at the Quezon Hall, University of the Philippines Diliman. Eighteen representatives from the government, the academe, civil society organizations, and the private sector tackled issues affecting overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), including the review of migration laws and agreements, recruitment and monitoring […]

UP CIFAL Philippines facilitates SDG orientation and planning workshop for QC migration and development council

LUMBAN, LAGUNA, PHILIPPINES—As part of its continuing partnership with the local government of Quezon City, UP CIFAL Philippines facilitated an SDG Orientation and Strategic Planning Workshop for the city’s Migration and Development (M&D) Council from the 23rd to the 26th of January. Twenty-four council members, representing various offices of the local government, participated in the […]

CIFAL, UNDP hold SDG workshop for NEDA officials, staff

CIFAL Philippines and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Philippines jointly held a workshop on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development for 48 officials and staff of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Central Office and Region 5 on December 18 and 19, 2017 in Legazpi, Albay. The orientation is the first […]

CIFAL Philippines, MAP hold forum on collaborative inclusivity in business

TAGUIG CITY—With the goal of promoting sustainable development through inclusive business, CIFAL Philippines, in partnership with the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP), conducted a forum titled “Collaborative Inclusivity, Business Performance, and Sustainable Development: Finding a New Role for Business” on December 4, 2017. Experts, practitioners, and students of business and entrepreneurship convened at the […]

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 […]

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 […]