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 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 […]

(26-29 June 2018) Workshop on SDGs and Migration

Application_Form_2018 Concept+note_2018.HT_WS_June+26-29_website 26-29 June 2018 (Jeju, Korea) Background Over the past few decades, globalization and technological advancements have significantly boosted human mobility. As of 2017, UN DESA estimates that 258 million people – 3.3 percent of the global population – are international migrants. While the proportion of migrants to those who remain in their country […]

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

Students from the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman under CIFAL 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 young people […]

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 […]

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 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 […]