UP-CIFAL Philippines, JCI sign letter of understanding for SDG capacity building roadshow

4 December 2019, Quezon City, Philippines—UP-CIFAL Philippines and Junior Chamber International (JCI) Philippines-Palawan Region with Iconick Travels and Events signed a letter of understanding to conduct a roadshow on sustainable development goals (SDGs) for local government units, non-government organisations, and the academe from different regions nationwide. The series of SDG […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines hosts High-Level Forum on Global Migration

02 December 2019, Quezon City, Philippines—As the world marked the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, UP-CIFAL Philippines hosted a high-level forum on global migration. In partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs, ABS-CBN News Channel and People’s Television Channel, the high-level forum aims to discuss migration and development […]

Keynote Address of Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin Jr. at the High Level Forum on Global Migration

(Keynote address of Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin Jr. at the High Level Forum on Global Migration in celebration of the International Day of the Abolition of Slavery, December 2, 2019, Seda Vertis North, Quezon City.) Excellencies and guests from the diplomatic corps, partners in government and civil society, […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines conducts SDG workshop for Quezon City public employment service workers

26 October 2019, Quezon City, Philippines—UP-CIFAL Philippines conducted a workshop on sustainable development goals (SDGs) for 23 staff members of Quezon City Public Employment Service Office (QC PESO).  Christine Sanchez, project officer for SDGs of UP-CIFAL Philippines, introduced the 17 global goals and how they relate to the participants’ work, […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines, MWSS sign agreement for customer satisfaction survey

25 October 2019, Quezon City, Philippines—UP-CIFAL Philippines signed a memorandum of agreement with Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) to conduct a customer satisfaction survey for six months.  Present in the signing were MWSS Administrator retired Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Salamat and University of the Philippines Executive Vice President Dr. Ted […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines, JPSPA hold SDG workshop for 83 public administration students

19 October 2019, Quezon City, Philippines—In partnership with the Junior Philippine Society for Public Administration (JPSPA), UP-CIFAL Philippines held a capacity building workshop on sustainable development goals (SDG) for 83 public administration and governance students at the UP National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP NCPAG).  Five universities, namely […]

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

  (Photo Courtesy: Screenshot from ANC’s Facebook page) 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 […]

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 […]