UP CIFAL Philippines promotes innovative and sustainable entrepreneurship in 4th Inclusive Business Forum

ILOILO CITY, ILOILO—To raise awareness on innovative and sustainable entrepreneurship, UP CIFAL Philippines conducted its 4th Inclusive Business (IB) Forum on October 1, 2018 at the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV). More than 200 students, government employees, business practitioners, and non-government workers participated in the IB forum, jointly organized by UP CIFAL Philippines, UPV, […]

UP-NGCP Project serves 7 communities in 2018

The University of the Philippines – Nurturing Grassroots Change through Partnerships (UP-NGCP) is serving seven communities in 2018. The Skills Camp: NGCP Project is a special project under the Inclusive Business program of UP CIFAL Philippines contributing to the promotion and best practices of sustainable development. The seven chosen sites for the project’s second year  […]

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 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 […]