UP-CIFAL Philippines conducts SDG capacity building for micro-entrepreneurs in Mandaluyong City

25 JUNE 2019, MANDALUYONG CITY, PHILIPPINES – UP-CIFAL Philippines conducted sustainable development goals (SDGs) capacity building to 55 active and aspiring micro-entrepreneurs. Kristine Jane Montalla, program officer for inclusive business of UP-CIFAL Philippines, explained how simple daily actions such as investing responsibly can help in the development of micro-enterprises in the country. By creating jobs, […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines, CFO discuss renewal of agreement

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, 20 JUNE 2019–UP-CIFAL Philippines and the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) discussed the renewal of agreement on partnership. UP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co, Sec. Francisco Acosta and Undersecretary Astravel Pimentel-Naik of CFO, along with UP CIFAL Philippines and CFO staff, attended the meeting to discuss the continuing agreement and partnership through the […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines discusses SDGs, inclusive business to women entrepreneurs

19 JUNE 2019, QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES – UP-CIFAL Philippines discussed sustainable development goals (SDGs) and inclusive business to almost 30 women entrepreneurs in a financial management training. Ma. Christine Sanchez, program officer for SDGs of UP-CIFAL Philippines, explained how small businesses can create jobs, introduce new products, and promote efficient production, thus helping achieve SDG […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines conducts SDG, inclusive business capacity building for training institute on small-scale industries

07 MAY 2019, QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES−UP-CIFAL Philippines conducted a capacity building on sustainable development goals (SDGs) and inclusive business for 18 staff of the University of the Philippines Institute for Small-Scale Industries (UP ISSI). UP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co highlighted that businesses should engage low-income communities in the value chain so that everyone can […]

SDG students highlight climate action in mangrove planting project in Batangas

04 May 2019, Batangas, Philippines−An elective course in public administration (PA 191) titled “Mainstreaming and Localizing Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)” at the University of the Philippines ended the semester with a community project focusing on SDG 13: Climate Action. Twenty-one students collaborated with the village (barangay) officers, Batangas City Department of Environment and Natural Resources, […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines holds SDG capacity building seminar-workshop for 130 college students

29 April 2019, RIZAL, PHILIPPINES−In partnership with the World Citi Colleges-Antipolo City, UP-CIFAL Philippines held a capacity-building seminar-workshop on sustainable development goals (SDGs) for 130 students. Ma. Christine Sanchez, program officer for sustainable development goals of UP-CIFAL Philippines, discussed the 17 SDGs in the local context and how these impact the daily lives of the […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines gears up for offering of global migration certificate course

24 & 29 April 2019, Quezon City, PhilippinesꟷAs it prepares to offer the Professional Certificate Course on Global Migration in the third quarter of the year, UP-CIFAL Philippines held two consultation meetings with a total of 27 experts. UP-CIFAL Philippines is embarking to offer a Professional Certificate Course on Global Migration that aims to capacitate […]

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

July 6 – Capacity Building Seminar on International Scholarships Application   August Forum on the study of barriers to access to education of Filipino migrant children 6 – Sept 10 Pilot offering of the Certificate Course on Global Migration   September 12 – Roundtable discussion on migration and recruitment (tentative) 22 – Launch of Ted […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines capacitates city university students on sustainable development

21 March 2018, Quezon City, PhilippinesꟷUP-CIFAL Philippines held a seminar-workshop on sustainable development goals (SDGs) for 87 students of the City of Malabon University, a local government-run university. The workshop, entitled “A Critical Challenge of the Youth and Sustainable Development and Growth in an Era of Globalization, aims to help the youth assess their daily […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines conducts capacity-building workshop on migration crisis preparedness and response in Legazpi

4-6 March 2019, Legazpi, Albay, PhilippinesꟷUP-CIFAL Philippines, in partnership with the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) and National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Region V, conducted a capacity-building workshop on strengthening crisis preparedness and response towards migrants. Participants were 94 regional authorities involved in migration, emergency planning and implementation, and humanitarian issues. Legazpi City Mayor […]