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 […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines Director discusses challenges of PH universities amid COVID-19 in UNITAR webinar

9 April 2020, Quezon City, Philippines—UP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co discussed the challenges that Philippine universities and colleges face in time of the COVID-19 pandemic in a virtual roundtable discussion organised by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). Dr. Co stressed that COVID-19 is a multi-dimensional […]

UP CIFAL Philippines, UP NCPAG Student Council bring SDGs to UP Fair

10-13 FEBRUARY 2020, QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES—UP-CIFAL Philippines, in partnership with the University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP-NCPAG) Student Council, brings sustainable development goals (SDGs) to the annual festivities of the University of the Philippines (UP) Fair. UP-CIFAL Philippines and UP-NCPAG set up an advocacy […]

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 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 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 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, […]

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 […]

SDG students highlight climate action in mangrove planting project in Batangas

04 May 2019, Batangas, Philippines−An elective course in public administration (PA 191) titled “Mainstreaming and Localizing Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)” at the University of the Philippines ended the semester with a community project focusing on SDG 13: Climate Action. Twenty-one students collaborated with the village (barangay) officers, Batangas City Department […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines holds SDG capacity building seminar-workshop for 130 college students

29 April 2019, RIZAL, PHILIPPINES−In partnership with the World Citi Colleges-Antipolo City, UP-CIFAL Philippines held a capacity-building seminar-workshop on sustainable development goals (SDGs) for 130 students. Ma. Christine Sanchez, program officer for sustainable development goals of UP-CIFAL Philippines, discussed the 17 SDGs in the local context and how these impact […]