CFO Press Releases/Statements
Monday, 08 April 2013
From left: Commission on Filipinos Overseas Secretary Imelda Nicolas and
The Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) signed a Memorandum of Agreement last March 27, 2013, allowing for collaborative research on fostering the development benefits of international migration in the Philippines, including an impact evaluation of an enhanced Pre Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) for migrants. The research project titled “Harnessing the Development Benefits of International Migration: A Randomized Evaluation of Enhanced Pre-Departure Orientation Seminars for Migrants from the Philippines” will track 3,000 pairs of migrants and their families for 2 years to evaluate the effectiveness of an enhanced PDOS in increasing migrant’s financial literacy, engaging them in diaspora activities and improving their welfare abroad. The international research team consists of faculty members from the Asian Institute of Management, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (Germany), St. Gallen University (Switzerland), the University of Michigan (USA) and the World Bank. The project is funded by the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie).
Wednesday, 03 April 2013
The Land Bank of the Philippines in partnership with the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), launched on March 19, 2013 the Kiddie Katapat Savings Program (KKISs), at the Philippine National School (PNS) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Tuesday, 02 April 2013
The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) has again entered into a partnership with the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP), this time for its new initiative called, The Kiddie Katapat Savings Program.
The Kiddie Katapat Savings (with its easily remembered acronym of "KKiSs") was launched last December 2011 during the Child and Youth Finance International Regional Meeting for Asia and the Pacific held at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.
Monday, 01 April 2013
ABS-CBN News & Current Affairs Head Ging Reyes, Bantay Bata’s Elvira Yulo gave talks,
ASAP mainstays Jovit Baldivino and Marcelito Pomoy performed
April 1, 2013 (QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES) – ABS-CBN Global Ltd. through The Filipino Channel (TFC), in its continued mission to accompany Filipinos in their journey through life overseas, sponsored the Commission on Filipinos Overseas’ (CFO) 2nd Global Summit of Filipinos in the Diaspora with the theme Two Years Thereafter: The Best of the Philippine Diaspora and tagline Balikbayanihan Para Sa Inang Bayan. This year’s summit recently held at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati City, Philippines revisited the past diaspora programs and identified highlights and areas for more participation from overseas Filipinos (OFs).
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