UP-CIFAL Philippines holds 2nd consultation meeting for Certificate Course on Global Migration

8 February 2019, Quezon City, Philippinesꟷ UP-CIFAL Philippines held a consultation meeting on the Certificate Course on Global Migration with 11 experts. The meeting generated comments on plans of actions and possible marketing strategies from prospective module writers and resource persons from United Nations agencies, government agencies, and the academe working on migration, gender equality […]

Philippine migration outlook presented at a regional economic planning meeting

    15 February 2019, Laguna, PhilippinesꟷUP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co presented the “Philippine Migration Outlook” working paper during the first quarter meeting of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Region IV-A’s Committee on Migration and Development (CMD). NEDA is the country’s economic planning and policy body. The working paper is an initiative […]

The UN Sustainable Development Goals and Global Compact for Migration: A Philippine Outlook on Migration and Gender Equality

  Migration is a “defining feature of our globalized world” (United Nations 2018, p. 2). It affects economic, political, and social development at all levels. Migration refers to the movement of people across borders triggered by economic, social, political, or environmental factors. Migration could be a poverty reduction tool that benefits individuals, families, and communities […]

UP CIFAL PH Director moderates UN Women’s panel discussion on gender in PH migration

QUEZON CITY—UP CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co moderated a panel discussion on “Situating Gender in Philippine Migration Landscape: Trends, Challenges and Emerging Issues” on November 5, 2018. The panel discussion is part of the two-day national consultation forum with the civil society entitled “Towards A Gender-Responsive Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration […]