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 […]

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 […]

Keynote Address of Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin Jr. at the High Level Forum on Global Migration

(Keynote address of Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin Jr. at the High Level Forum on Global Migration in celebration of the International Day of the Abolition of Slavery, December 2, 2019, Seda Vertis North, Quezon City.) Excellencies and guests from the diplomatic corps, partners in government and civil society, […]

#TAG Dialogue on Migration video launched in EROPA Conference

26 September 2019, Quezon City, Philippines—A migration talk video produced by UP-CIFAL Philippines and the Eastern Regional Organisation for Public Administration (EROPA) was launched in an international conference on the future of public administration.  Recorded during the #TAG (Thinking About Governance) On the Move: Dialogue on Migration in August, the […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines director serves as reactor in discussion on proposed Department of Overseas Filipinos

13 September 2019, QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES —UP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co served as a reactor in a roundtable meeting on the proposed Department of Overseas Filipinos organized by the Center for Migrant Advocacy. Government agencies, academics, migrant worker leaders and associations and civil society attended the meeting. Dr. Co […]