UP-CIFAL Philippines holds 2nd consultation meeting for Certificate Course on Global Migration

8 February 2019, Quezon City, Philippinesꟷ UP-CIFAL Philippines held a consultation meeting on the Certificate Course on Global Migration with 11 experts. The meeting generated comments on plans of actions and possible marketing strategies from prospective module writers and resource persons from United Nations agencies, government agencies, and the academe […]

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, […]

New staff joins UP CIFAL Philippines’ migration team

A new staff joined UP-CIFAL Philippines’ Migration and Gender Equality team in February. Mary Katherine Lao works as a project officer on the curriculum development of the Certificate Course on Global Migration. Lao is currently taking up her master’s degree in sociology at the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman. She […]

Philippine migration outlook presented at a regional economic planning meeting

    15 February 2019, Laguna, PhilippinesꟷUP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co presented the “Philippine Migration Outlook” working paper during the first quarter meeting of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Region IV-A’s Committee on Migration and Development (CMD). NEDA is the country’s economic planning and policy body. The […]

The UN Sustainable Development Goals and Global Compact for Migration: A Philippine Outlook on Migration and Gender Equality

Migration is a “defining feature of our globalized world” (United Nations 2018, p. 2). It affects economic, political, and social development at all levels. Migration refers to the movement of people across borders triggered by economic, social, political, or environmental factors. Migration could be a poverty reduction tool that benefits […]