UP-CIFAL Philippines discusses int’l human rights mechanisms on migrant workers in Commission on Human Rights training

14 January 2020, PASIG CITY, PHILIPPINES — UP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co discussed the “International Human Rights Mechanism on Migrant Workers Treaty Bodies and Charter-based Bodies of the United Nations (UN)” in the “Training on Human Rights based Approach in Monitoring and Responding to the Needs of Filipino Migrant […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines, Foreign Affairs Department hold 2nd graduation ceremony for Professional Course on Global Migration

19 December 2019, PASAY CITY, PHILIPPINESꟷUP-CIFAL Philippines, in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs-Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers’ Affairs (DFA-OUMWA), held a graduation ceremony for the second batch of learners of the Professional Course on Global Migration. Assisted by UP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co, UP Executive […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines Director among IOM 2019 Champions of Migration

16 December 2019, Pasay City, Philippines—UP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co was recognised as one of the 2019 Champions of Migration.  The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), awarded Dr. Co, Rappler columnist Ana Santos, Sister Rosa Angelica Libron, and Warpeace Arnold, […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines takes part in screening 2019 Migration Advocacy and Migration Awards entries

(Photo courtesy of ABS-CBN The Filipino Channel) 17 December 2019, Manila, Philippines—UP-CIFAL Philippines took part in screening and evaluating this year’s entries for the Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards organised by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO).  The MAM Awards is a program of CFO since 2011 that recognises […]

Message of Kristin Dadey, Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration, at the High-Level Forum on Global Migration

MESSAGE Kristin Dadey, Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration CIFAL High Level Forum on Global Migration Quezon 3 Ballroom, Seda Vertis North, Quezon City | 2 December 2019 IOM warmly welcomes the One Year Anniversary of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. And, I […]

Opening Message of Oyunsaihan Dendevnorov, UN Resident Coordinator ad interim, at the High-Level Forum on Global Migration

OPENING MESSAGE Oyunsaihan Dendevnorov, United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator, ad interim CIFAL High Level Forum on Global Migration Quezon 3 Ballroom, Seda Vertis North, Quezon City | 2 December 2019 Honorable Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr.;  Esteemed guests, partners and officials from the government;  Colleagues in the United Nations –  Good […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines, Foreign Affairs Dep’t partner for 2nd offering of Professional Course on Global Migration

9 DECEMBER 2019, PASAY CITY, PHILIPPINES–UP-CIFAL Philippines partnered with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) –Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs (OUMWA) for the second offering of the professional course on global migration.  The second batch of learners are 28 mid-level career officials of DFA and government agencies involved […]

Message of ILO Country Office for the Philippines Director Khalid Hassan at the High-Level Forum on Global Migration

Message of support at the High-Level Forum on Global Migration By Khalid Hassan (delivered by Hussein Macarambon) Director of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Country Office for the Philippines 2 December 2019, Quezon City, Philippines Mr Honourable Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Department of Foreign Affairs  Honourable Congresswoman Rowena Taduran, House of […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines, JCI sign letter of understanding for SDG capacity building roadshow

4 December 2019, Quezon City, Philippines—UP-CIFAL Philippines and Junior Chamber International (JCI) Philippines-Palawan Region with Iconick Travels and Events signed a letter of understanding to conduct a roadshow on sustainable development goals (SDGs) for local government units, non-government organisations, and the academe from different regions nationwide. The series of SDG […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines hosts High-Level Forum on Global Migration

02 December 2019, Quezon City, Philippines—As the world marked the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, UP-CIFAL Philippines hosted a high-level forum on global migration. In partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs, ABS-CBN News Channel and People’s Television Channel, the high-level forum aims to discuss migration and development […]