Please be informed that the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) will be closed on the following holidays:
August 21, 2014 (Thursday) - Ninoy Aquino Day
Thank you for your cooperation.
14 July 2014
The Commission on Filipinos Overseas announces with regret the cancellation of the Regional Summit of Filipinos in the Diaspora in Middle East and Africa (MEA) scheduled in Abu Dhabi, October 16-18, 2014. The decision was mutually agreed upon by the organizers due to reasons beyond their control. (Please see attached flyer.)
We would like to thank everyone for your support and interest to participate in the Regional Summit. We also extend our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience this cancellation has caused.
However, we would like you to note that the 3rd Global Summit of Filipinos in the Diaspora: “Vision and Action for the Filipino Diaspora 2015 and beyond” in Manila is on 25-27 February 2015.
For further information, please go to: www.d2dglobalsummit.cfo.gov.ph
25 April 2014
04 August 2014
August 1, 2014 – Emigrants, OFWs, and vacationing migrants may now register as overseas voter at the Commission on Filipinos Overseas – Manila.
As part of the government's extensive campaign to encourage overseas Filipinos to register and vote for the upcoming elections, the Commission on Elections, Department of Foreign Affairs and CFO formally opens the second Overseas Voters Registration Center at CFO Manila on August 1, 2014. The event was graced by CFO Secretary Imelda M. Nicolas, COMELEC Commissioner Lucenito Tagle, DFA Underscecretary Rafael Seguis, and CFO Executive Director Mary Grace Tirona. The first Registration Center was launched last June 2014 at the Office of Consular Affairs, ASEANA Business Park in Pasay City.
31 July 2014
On July 24 and 25, 2014, two teams from the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) implemented the immediate calamity relief operation for victims of typhoon Glenda, which was sponsored by the Feed the Hungry, Inc. (FTH) of Washington, DC.
28 July 2014
MAM AWARDS: NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR 2014
Nominations to the Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards 2014 are now formally open.
Conceived in 2011 by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) for the Celebration of the Month of Overseas Filipinos and International Migrants Day in the Philippines (December and December 18, respectively every year), Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards aim to recognize the significant role of the media in information dissemination and advocacy of news and concerns related to migration and development.
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President of the Philippines
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