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 SDGs, inclusive business to women entrepreneurs

19 JUNE 2019, QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES – UP-CIFAL Philippines discussed sustainable development goals (SDGs) and inclusive business to almost 30 women entrepreneurs in a financial management training. Ma. Christine Sanchez, program officer for SDGs of UP-CIFAL Philippines, explained how small businesses can create jobs, introduce new products, and promote efficient production, thus helping achieve SDG […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines conducts SDG, inclusive business capacity building for training institute on small-scale industries

07 MAY 2019, QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES−UP-CIFAL Philippines conducted a capacity building on sustainable development goals (SDGs) and inclusive business for 18 staff of the University of the Philippines Institute for Small-Scale Industries (UP ISSI). UP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co highlighted that businesses should engage low-income communities in the value chain so that everyone can […]

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July 6 – Capacity Building Seminar on International Scholarships Application   August Forum on the study of barriers to access to education of Filipino migrant children 6 – Sept 10 Pilot offering of the Certificate Course on Global Migration   September 12 – Roundtable discussion on migration and recruitment (tentative) 22 – Launch of Ted […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines holds 3rd annual board meeting

18 March 2018, Quezon City, PhilippinesꟷUP-CIFAL Philippines’ Board of Representatives gathered for the 3rd annual meeting. Present at the meeting were UP System Executive Vice President Dr. Ted Herbosa (representing UP President Atty. Danilo Concepcion), United Nations Resident Coordinator Ola Almgren, Philippine Business for Social Progress President Bro. Armin Luistro, Scalabrini Migration Center Director Dr. […]

UP CIFAL Philippines, Southern Taiwan’s Edu-Connect South East Asia organize learning tour on Inclusive Business for Economic Development

UP CIFAL Philippines, in partnership with Edu-Connect Southeast Asia Association-Kaohsiung, organized a four-day learning tour on entrepreneurial development and innovation in Southern Taiwan from December 12-15, 2018. Seventeen Filipino entrepreneurs and academics joined the learning tour, which aims to foster collaborative learning on the innovative practices of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the […]

UP CIFAL Philippines promotes creative economy, sustainable tourism in 5th Inclusive Business Forum

BAGUIO CITY, BENGUET—To promote creative economy and sustainable tourism, UP CIFAL Philippines held its 5th Inclusive Business (IB) Forum on November 12, 2018 at the University of the Philippines Baguio (UPB). More than 50 government employees, business practitioners, and students participated in the IB forum, jointly organized by UP CIFAL Philippines and UPB. In his […]

UP CIFAL Philippines promotes innovative and sustainable entrepreneurship in 4th Inclusive Business Forum

ILOILO CITY, ILOILO—To raise awareness on innovative and sustainable entrepreneurship, UP CIFAL Philippines conducted its 4th Inclusive Business (IB) Forum on October 1, 2018 at the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV). More than 200 students, government employees, business practitioners, and non-government workers participated in the IB forum, jointly organized by UP CIFAL Philippines, UPV, […]

UP CIFAL Philippines conducts 3rd Inclusive Business Forum in Laguna

(Photo Courtesy: UPLB College of Economics and Management) LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA—To promote agro-industrial development and environmental sustainability among local businesses, UP CIFAL Philippines conducted the third of its series of fora on inclusive business (IB) on August 30, 2018 at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB). The broader objective of the forum is […]

UP CIFAL Philippines holds Inclusive Business forum in Davao City

DAVAO CITY—To show how local businesses create jobs while promoting social justice and long-lasting peace, UP CIFAL Philippines conducted the second of its series of fora on inclusive business (IB) on August 24, 2018 at the University of Southeastern Philippines (USEP). One hundred eighty students, government employees, and business practitioners participated in the IB forum, […]