UP-CIFAL PH Director: Unsafe roads due to lack of efficient mass transport, discipline

  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 the country.  A World Health Organisation (WHO) […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines, NEDA seek to strengthen SDG monitoring thru scorecard

30 September 2019, Pasig City, Philippines—UP-CIFAL Philippines held a meeting with the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) to strengthen the implementation and monitoring of the sustainable development goals (SDG). The two organisations plan to replicate the existing SDG scorecard of the Regional Development Council of Davao and disseminate this to […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines director presents SDGs in Roads and Bridges Expansion Summit

18-19 SEPTEMBER 2019, MANILA, PHILIPPINES−UP-CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna Co presented the sustainable development goals (SDGs) in connection with building safer road infrastructure at the Philippine Roads and Bridges Expansion Summit held at the Manila Hotel. Organized by international company Lnoppen, the summit aims to serve as an avenue for […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines holds graduation ceremony for Professional Course on Global Migration pilot batch

10 September 2019, QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES—UP-CIFAL Philippines held a graduation ceremony for the pilot batch of learners of the Professional Course on Global Migration. Completing the seven modules of the course are 18 mid-level officers from various government offices involved in migration. The pilot batch of learners presented their capstone […]

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, EROPA hold migration talks

15 August 2019, Quezon City, Philippines—UP-CIFAL Philippines, in partnership with the Eastern Regional Organisation for Public Administration (EROPA), held talks on migration called “#TAG (Thinking About Governance), On the Move: Dialogue on Migration.” The talks aim to present migration issues in a concise and comprehensible manner to engage both practitioners […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines presents SDG localization through capacity building at UN forum

15 JULY 2019, NEW YORK, U.S.A.—UP-CIFAL Philippines presented how it contributes to the achievement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) through capacity building at the United Nations High Level Political Forum (UN HLPF). Dr. Edna Co, CIFAL Philippines director and professor at the University of the Philippines (UP), joined other […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines, UPD OIL hold capacity building seminar on int’l scholarship applications

06 JULY 2019, QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES—UP-CIFAL Philippines and the University of the Philippines Diliman Office of International Linkages (UPD OIL) held a capacity building seminar on international scholarship applications. Sixty-five graduates from various public and private universities attended the seminar which aims to raise awareness on available academic opportunities abroad […]

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, […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines conducts SDG capacity building for micro-entrepreneurs in Mandaluyong City

25 JUNE 2019, MANDALUYONG CITY, PHILIPPINES – UP-CIFAL Philippines conducted sustainable development goals (SDGs) capacity building to 55 active and aspiring micro-entrepreneurs. Kristine Jane Montalla, program officer for inclusive business of UP-CIFAL Philippines, explained how simple daily actions such as investing responsibly can help in the development of micro-enterprises in […]