UP, Cybercrime Investigation and Coordinating Centre sign agreement to offer certificate course on cybercrime investigation and governance

13 October 2020, Quezon City, Philippines—The University of the Philippines (UP), through UP-CIFAL Philippines, UP College of Law, and UP Diliman Extension Program in Pampanga and Olongapo (UPDEPPO), signed a memorandum of agreement with the Cybercrime Investigation and Coordinating Centre (CICC) to offer a certificate course on cybercrime investigation and […]

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 hosts webinar on responsible recovery of tourism

13 August 2020–The University of the Philippines (UP)-CIFAL Philippines hosted the webinar, “The Future of Tourism in the Time of COVID-19.”  Resource persons from the national government, academe, non-government organization, and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation talked about the challenges posed by COVID-19 to the tourism sector, and possible […]

UP-CIFAL Philippines webinar focuses on inclusive education for Filipino migrant children

31 July 2020-The University of the Philippines (UP)-CIFAL Philippines’ webinar focused on inclusive education for Filipino migrant children as part of its mandate to promote safe, orderly, and regular migration as well as sustainable development goals (SDG), particularly SDG 4: quality education and SDG 10: reduced inequalities. The webinar, “Inclusive […]

Sustainable management of medical wastes discussed in UP-CIFAL Philippines webinar

28 July 2020-In line with the promotion of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 12: Responsible Consumption and Production, UP-CIFAL Philippines held a webinar on “Sustainable Management of Medical Wastes During A Health Crisis.” Resource persons from the government and nongovernment organisation discussed the challenges and solutions in managing the surge in […]

WEBINAR-Inclusive Education for Filipino Children on the Move: Making the Invisible Visible

Date: 31 July 2020 (Friday) Time: 2:00 PM (Manila time) Description: Migrant children across the globe often face systemic challenges in continuing education obtained from home countries and accessing education in destination countries. As a migrant source country, the Philippines must grasp the current and available child-migrant related programs of […]

UNITAR, CIFAL Global Network hold webinar on COVID-19 crisis management in Asia Pacific

(Screenshot from UNITAR’s Facebook live) 16 April 2020—The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the CIFAL Global Network organised a virtual roundtable discussion on the practical experiences of Asia Pacific in the crisis management of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Experts from Shanghai, China; Jeju, South Korea; Manila, Philippines; […]

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 […]