UP-CIFAL Philippines holds SDG capacity-building seminar-workshop for 102 university students

16 August 2019, Mandaluyong City, Philippines—UP-CIFAL Philippines held a capacity-building seminar-workshop on sustainable development goals (SDG) for 102 students of Rizal Technological University.  Ma. Christine Sanchez, program officer for SDGs of UP-CIFAL Philippines, localized the 17 global goals and their impact to the daily lives of students. Kristine Jane Montalla, program officer for inclusive business […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines, EROPA hold migration talks

15 August 2019, Quezon City, Philippines—UP-CIFAL Philippines, in partnership with the Eastern Regional Organisation for Public Administration (EROPA), held talks on migration called “#TAG (Thinking About Governance), On the Move: Dialogue on Migration.” The talks aim to present migration issues in a concise and comprehensible manner to engage both practitioners and the general public. This […]

UP CIFAL Philippines, ILO PH affirm partnership on labour migration, sustainable dev’t

12 August 2019, MAKATI, PHILIPPINES—UP-CIFAL Philippines held a meeting with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Philippines to affirm the partnership on labour migration and sustainable development. In addition to ILO’s support in the ongoing Professional Course on Global Migration, both organisations explore possibilities on the sustainability of such course as well as cascading the same […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines launches pilot offering of global migration professional course

06 AUGUST 2019, QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES–UP-CIFAL Philippines launched the pilot offering of the Professional Course on Global Migration at the School of Statistics, University of the Philippines Diliman.  The Professional Course on Global Migration, which consists of 10 sessions until September 10, 2019, aims to serve as a continuing education for migration practitioners interested in […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines presents SDG localization through capacity building at UN forum

15 JULY 2019, NEW YORK, U.S.A.—UP-CIFAL Philippines presented how it contributes to the achievement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) through capacity building at the United Nations High Level Political Forum (UN HLPF). Dr. Edna Co, CIFAL Philippines director and professor at the University of the Philippines (UP), joined other directors from the CIFAL centres […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines, UPD OIL hold capacity building seminar on int’l scholarship applications

06 JULY 2019, QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES—UP-CIFAL Philippines and the University of the Philippines Diliman Office of International Linkages (UPD OIL) held a capacity building seminar on international scholarship applications. Sixty-five graduates from various public and private universities attended the seminar which aims to raise awareness on available academic opportunities abroad for aspiring Filipino master’s and […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines highlights economic growth, decent work in financial exchange program

05 JULY 2019, MANDALUYONG, PHILIPPINES–UP-CIFAL Philippines highlighted sustainable development goal (SDG) 8: economic growth and decent work in a financial exchange program attended by nearly 200 micro-entrepreneurs. Ma. Christine Sanchez, program officer for SDGs of UP-CIFAL Philippines, explained that SDG 8.3 aims to formalize and encourage the growth of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines discusses upcoming projects with UN Resident Coordinator

04 JULY 2019, MANDALUYONG CITY, PHILIPPINES–UP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co and United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator Ola Almgren discussed two of UP-CIFAL Philippines’ upcoming projects, the Professional Course on Global Migration and the High-level Forum on Global Migration. A collaborative initiative by UP-CIFAL Philippines and UN-related and affiliated organizations, the Professional Course on Global […]

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 […]