UP-CIFAL Philippines pays virtual courtesy call to new UN Resident Coordinator in the Philippines

16 September 2020—UP-CIFAL Philippines paid a virtual courtesy call to Mr. Gustavo Gonzalez, the new United Nations Resident Coordinator (UNRC) in the Philippines, who arrived three months ago amid the COVID-19 global pandemic. UP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co and Mr. Gonzalez discussed common areas for collaboration such as in […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines hosts webinar on responsible recovery of tourism

13 August 2020–The University of the Philippines (UP)-CIFAL Philippines hosted the webinar, “The Future of Tourism in the Time of COVID-19.”  Resource persons from the national government, academe, non-government organization, and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation talked about the challenges posed by COVID-19 to the tourism sector, and possible […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines webinar focuses on inclusive education for Filipino migrant children

31 July 2020-The University of the Philippines (UP)-CIFAL Philippines’ webinar focused on inclusive education for Filipino migrant children as part of its mandate to promote safe, orderly, and regular migration as well as sustainable development goals (SDG), particularly SDG 4: quality education and SDG 10: reduced inequalities. The webinar, “Inclusive […]

Sustainable management of medical wastes discussed in UP-CIFAL Philippines webinar

28 July 2020-In line with the promotion of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 12: Responsible Consumption and Production, UP-CIFAL Philippines held a webinar on “Sustainable Management of Medical Wastes During A Health Crisis.” Resource persons from the government and nongovernment organisation discussed the challenges and solutions in managing the surge in […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines conducts webinar on water, sanitation, and hygiene

22 July 2020−In line with the promotion of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: Clean Water and Sanitation, the University of the Philippines (UP)-CIFAL Philippines conducted the webinar, “WASH for the Goals: Ensuring Clean Water and Sanitation for All.”   This webinar discussed the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) to […]

WEBINAR: Sustainable Management of Medical Wastes During A Health Crisis

Date: 28 July 2020 (Tuesday) Time: 2:00 PM (Manila time) Description: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, medical wastes are expected to surge in communities. According to Crispin Lao, Vice Chair of the National Solid Waste Management Commission, the lockdown caused a sharp increase in medical wastes. In addition, he mentioned that […]

WEBINAR-Inclusive Education for Filipino Children on the Move: Making the Invisible Visible

Date: 31 July 2020 (Friday) Time: 2:00 PM (Manila time) Description: Migrant children across the globe often face systemic challenges in continuing education obtained from home countries and accessing education in destination countries. As a migrant source country, the Philippines must grasp the current and available child-migrant related programs of […]

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

Date: 22 July 2020 (Wednesday) Time: 3:00 PM (Manila time) Registration: https://bit.ly/WASH2020 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 […]