CIFAL Philippines

WEBINAR-WASH for the Goals: Ensuring Clean Water and Sanitation for All

Date: 22 July 2020 (Wednesday) Time: 3:00 PM (Manila time) Registration: Description: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, or more collectively known as WASH, are three fundamental issues that are grouped together due to their interdependent nature. One common example is the absence of toilets contaminates water sources, and basic hygiene habits […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines hosts webinar on physical distancing to fight COVID-19

3 JULY 2020–The University of the Philippines (UP)-CIFAL Philippines, in partnership with iACADEMY and Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc., hosted the webinar, “No Crowding, Please: COVID-19 and Physical Distancing.”   Resource persons from the local government, nongovernment organization, and academe talked about the local governance, human rights, and technological aspects of physical […]

WEBINAR: No Crowding, Please: COVID-19 and Physical Distancing

Date: 3 July 2020 (Friday) Time: 3:00 PM (Manila time) Registration: Description: Physical distancing or more commonly known as “social distancing” is one of the important strategies to fight COVID-19 as the coronavirus spreads through droplets through close contact with other people. The World Health Organization says it is […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines hosts webinar on challenges facing young people amidst COVID-19

16 June 2020−What are the effects of COVID-19 to young people and how can they cope with these challenges? These were the main questions in the webinar, “The Young in the Face of COVID-19: Impacts on Children and Youth’s Well-being and Safety,” led by UP-CIFAL Philippines. Experts from the academe […]

WEBINAR: The Young in the Face of COVID-19: Impacts on Children and Youth’s Well-being and Safety

Date: 16 June 2020 Time: 3:00 PM (Manila time) Registration: Description: The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected individuals of all ages globally. Children and youth are no exception. In the Philippines, the suspension of classes in schools and universities, particularly in areas affected by the lockdown or community quarantine, has […]

COVID-19, women issues discussed in UP-CIFAL PH webinar

5 June 2020—In the fourth of a webinar series led by UP-CIFAL Philippines, resource persons from the Philippine Commission on Human Rights (CHR), United Nations (UN) organisations, and the academe discussed COVID-19’s impacts on women. CHR, UN Women Philippines, International Labour Organisation (ILO) in the Philippines, and Miriam College Women […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines, partners host webinar on COVID-19 and food security

3 June 2020—UP-CIFAL Philippines, in partnership with the Food and Agricultural Organisation  (FAO) of the United Nations Philippines, non-profit market The Veggie Drop-off, and farmer group Pambansang Kilusan ng mga Samahang Magsasaka (PAKISAMA), hosted a webinar on “Food (In)Security in the Midst of COVID-19.” The online discussion, which drew in […]

WEBINAR: Nurture Nature: Impacts of COVID-19 to the Planet and the People

Date: 10 June 2020 Time: 2:00 PM (Manila time) Registration: Description: The outbreak of COVID-19 reveals the fundamental tenets of the trade-off we consistently face: humans have unlimited needs, but the planet has a limited capacity to satisfy them (UN Environment Programme). This pandemic has prompted a lifestyle change to balance our […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines, partners conduct webinar on migrant repatriation in Gulf states

29 May 2020—In the second of a webinar series, UP-CIFAL Philippines, in partnership with online regional news platform Rights Corridor and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), conducted an online discussion on “COVID-19 As A Mobility Crisis: Repatriation of Migrants from the Gulf States.” Froilan Malit, Jr., managing director of […]