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 […]

#TAG Dialogue on Migration video launched in EROPA Conference

26 September 2019, Quezon City, Philippines—A migration talk video produced by UP-CIFAL Philippines and the Eastern Regional Organisation for Public Administration (EROPA) was launched in an international conference on the future of public administration.  Recorded during the #TAG (Thinking About Governance) On the Move: Dialogue on Migration in August, the […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines director presents SDGs in Roads and Bridges Expansion Summit

18-19 SEPTEMBER 2019, MANILA, PHILIPPINES−UP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co presented the sustainable development goals (SDGs) in connection with building safer road infrastructure at the Philippine Roads and Bridges Expansion Summit held at the Manila Hotel. Organized by international company Lnoppen, the summit aims to serve as an avenue for […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines director serves as reactor in discussion on proposed Department of Overseas Filipinos

13 September 2019, QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES —UP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co served as a reactor in a roundtable meeting on the proposed Department of Overseas Filipinos organized by the Center for Migrant Advocacy. Government agencies, academics, migrant worker leaders and associations and civil society attended the meeting. Dr. Co […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines holds graduation ceremony for Professional Course on Global Migration pilot batch

10 September 2019, QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES—UP-CIFAL Philippines held a graduation ceremony for the pilot batch of learners of the Professional Course on Global Migration. Completing the seven modules of the course are 18 mid-level officers from various government offices involved in migration. The pilot batch of learners presented their capstone […]

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, […]