UP-CIFAL Philippines launches Professional Course on Water Governance

13 April 2023—UP-CIFAL Philippines is proud to announce the graduation of its latest cohort of participants from the Professional Course on Water Governance (PCWG), in partnership with the Water Alliance and USAID-Safe Water. The PCWG, which explored issues surrounding water sustainability and its relations to integrated water resource use and […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines supports local artisans’ caravan

  24 January 2021 — UP-CIFAL Philippines Director and staff visited the Quezon City’s Local Artisan’s Caravan in Eastwood City, as a show of support and appreciation for Micro-Small-Medium-Enterprises (MSMEs). According to Ms. Tetta Tirona, current action officer of the City Tourism Department (CTD) of Quezon City, the local government […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines serves as panelist for #TeachLove4SDGs online event

25 September 2020–In support of the Global Goals Week and the Decade of Action, UP-CIFAL Philippines served as a panelist in the online event, “#TeachLove4SDGs: Educating the Youth for SDG Action.” Christine Sanchez, program officer of UP-CIFAL Philippines, emphasised the importance of teaching, understanding, and living the sustainable development goals […]

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, […]