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15 September 2014

Media Advisory: Launching of Migration and Development Project to Support Disaster Risk Reduction in Western Visayas


Friday, 26 September 2014 (Friday), 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    NEDA Regional Office VI, Iloilo City
        H.E. Ivo Sieber, Ambassador of Switzerland to the Philippines
        Hon. Maurice Dewulf, Country Director of UNDP
        Sec. Imelda Nicolas, Chairperson of Commission on Filipinos Overseas
        Regional Director Ro-Ann Bacal, National Economic and Development Authority

Western Visayas has been selected as the site for a project that will strengthen the contribution of migration to development by reinforcing its local dimension. With the objective to localize and mainstream migration and development (M&D) among local government units in Western Visayas, the project will establish or support migration resource centers in three provinces. The centers will help create specific local projects and investment services for overseas Filipinos, with emphasis on generating investments to provide migrants with more economic options other than working overseas.

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10 September 2014

Civil Service Commission Fun Run 2014

The Commission on Filipinos Overseas joins the Civil Service Commission Fun Run 2014 in celebration of the 114th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary.

01 September 2014

DepED, CFO, Phl Embassy Forge Partnership with Alternative Learning Centers to Provide Education to Filipino Children in Sabah

(from left) Persatuan Kebajikan Pendidikan Kanak-Kanak Miskin (PKPKM) project manager Rosalyn Dawila Venning, Ambassador J. Eduardo Malaya, Commission on Filipinos Overseas Chairperson Imelda Nicolas and Education Undersecretary Mario Deriquito sign the MOU on community based alternative education for Filipino children in Sabah.

28 August 2014 – The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Community-based Education with six Sabah-based alternative learning centers (ALCs) last August 26.

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01 September 2014

DepED, CFO Officials Discuss Education Cooperation with Malaysian Officials

Commission on Filipinos Overseas Chairperson Imelda Nicolas (center) and Education Undersecretary Mario Deriquito (right) converse with Malaysian Deputy Minister Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching (left) after their meeting to discuss possible areas of cooperation.

28 August 2014 – Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) Chairperson Imelda Nicolas and Education Undersecretary for Partnership and External Linkages Mario Deriquito visited Kuala Lumpur on August 26-27 to lay the ground work for the implementation of the recently concluded Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Cooperation in the Field of Education between the Philippines and Malaysia.

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