UP-CIFAL PH Director: Unsafe roads due to lack of efficient mass transport, discipline

UP-CIFAL PH Director: Unsafe roads due to lack of efficient mass transport, discipline

  13 October 2019, QUEZON CITY, Philippines--In an interview with Philippine cable news network ANC, UP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co noted that the unavailability of an efficient mass transport system and the commuters’ lack of discipline contribute to the unsafe roads in the country.  A World Health Organisation (WHO) study cites the Philippines as one of the countries with the highest number of road traffic deaths worldwide, with around 12,000 Filipinos dying on the road annually. One of the targets of sustainable development goal 3: good health and well-being...
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UP-CIFAL Philippines, NEDA seek to strengthen SDG monitoring thru scorecard

UP-CIFAL Philippines, NEDA seek to strengthen SDG monitoring thru scorecard

30 September 2019, Pasig City, Philippines—UP-CIFAL Philippines held a meeting with the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) to strengthen the implementation and monitoring of the sustainable development goals (SDG). The two organisations plan to replicate the existing SDG scorecard of the Regional Development Council of Davao and disseminate this to other local government units. CIFAL and NEDA also discussed the promotion of SDGs. Girlie Casimiro-Igtiben, chief economic development specialist of NEDA, said efforts should focus on children, middle-aged working class, and newly appointed local government officials as many organisations already...
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#TAG Dialogue on Migration video launched in EROPA Conference

#TAG Dialogue on Migration video launched in EROPA Conference

26 September 2019, Quezon City, Philippines—A migration talk video produced by UP-CIFAL Philippines and the Eastern Regional Organisation for Public Administration (EROPA) was launched in an international conference on the future of public administration.  Recorded during the #TAG (Thinking About Governance) On the Move: Dialogue on Migration in August, the video was presented in the weeklong conference organized by EROPA and the University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance. Around 250 public administration scholars and practitioners from Asia Pacific attended the conference.  In the video, Rex...
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UP-CIFAL PH Director: Unsafe roads due to lack of efficient mass transport, discipline

UP-CIFAL PH Director: Unsafe roads due to lack of efficient mass transport, discipline

  13 October 2019, QUEZON CITY, Philippines--In an interview with Philippine cable news network ANC, UP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co noted that the unavailability of an efficient mass transport system and the commuters’ lack of discipline contribute to the unsafe roads in the country.  A World Health Organisation (WHO) study cites the Philippines as one of the countries with the highest number of road...
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UP-CIFAL Philippines, NEDA seek to strengthen SDG monitoring thru scorecard

UP-CIFAL Philippines, NEDA seek to strengthen SDG monitoring thru scorecard

30 September 2019, Pasig City, Philippines—UP-CIFAL Philippines held a meeting with the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) to strengthen the implementation and monitoring of the sustainable development goals (SDG). The two organisations plan to replicate the existing SDG scorecard of the Regional Development Council of Davao and disseminate this to other local government units. CIFAL and NEDA also discussed the promotion of SDGs. Girlie Casimiro-Igtiben,...
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#TAG Dialogue on Migration video launched in EROPA Conference

#TAG Dialogue on Migration video launched in EROPA Conference

26 September 2019, Quezon City, Philippines—A migration talk video produced by UP-CIFAL Philippines and the Eastern Regional Organisation for Public Administration (EROPA) was launched in an international conference on the future of public administration.  Recorded during the #TAG (Thinking About Governance) On the Move: Dialogue on Migration in August, the video was presented in the weeklong conference organized by EROPA and the University of the...
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UP-CIFAL PH Director: Unsafe roads due to lack of efficient mass transport, discipline

UP-CIFAL PH Director: Unsafe roads due to lack of efficient mass transport, discipline

  13 October 2019, QUEZON CITY, Philippines--In an interview with Philippine cable news network ANC, UP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co noted that the unavailability of an efficient mass transport system and the commuters’ lack of discipline contribute to the...
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UP-CIFAL Philippines, NEDA seek to strengthen SDG monitoring thru scorecard

UP-CIFAL Philippines, NEDA seek to strengthen SDG monitoring thru scorecard

30 September 2019, Pasig City, Philippines—UP-CIFAL Philippines held a meeting with the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) to strengthen the implementation and monitoring of the sustainable development goals (SDG). The two organisations plan to replicate the existing SDG scorecard of...
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#TAG Dialogue on Migration video launched in EROPA Conference

#TAG Dialogue on Migration video launched in EROPA Conference

26 September 2019, Quezon City, Philippines—A migration talk video produced by UP-CIFAL Philippines and the Eastern Regional Organisation for Public Administration (EROPA) was launched in an international conference on the future of public administration.  Recorded during the #TAG (Thinking About...
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