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 […]

UP CIFAL Philippines welcomes 6 KSU, UP interns

UP CIFAL Philippines formally welcomed three undergraduate students from the Kennesaw State University (KSU)- CIFAL Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia and three local interns from the University of the Philippines (UP) in an orientation on May 28. Project Associates Jeanena Mae Rafer and Jorica Pamintuan gave an overview of UP CIFAL Philippines and its thematic areas: […]

UP CIFAL Philippines holds SDG orientation for Philippine Commission on Human Rights

UP CIFAL Philippines held an orientation on sustainable development goals (SDGs) for 28 technical staff members of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on May 17-18, 2018 at the CHR Main Office in Quezon City.  The SDG orientation was done in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Philippine Office. The orientation aimed to mainstream […]

UP students conduct SDG education, inclusive business ideas outreach project in Q.C.

Students from the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman under UP CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co conducted a sustainable development goals (SDG) education and inclusive business ideas outreach project on May 5, 2018 at the Gawad Kalinga PWD Village in Quezon City. In her opening remarks, Dr. Co highlighted the role of communities and […]

UP CIFAL Philippines conducts capacity building on gender and migration for Makati City

NASUGBU, BATANGAS, PHILIPPINES—UP CIFAL Philippines conducted a capacity building workshop on gender, migration, and sustainable development goals (SDGs) for staff of the local government of Makati City from April 25 to 27, 2018. Fifty four employees from various offices of the Makati City government participated in the activity, which aimed to mainstream SDGs, gender and […]

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

UP 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 […]