CFO Secretary Imelda M. Nicolas shared the Philippine Experience on the "Impact of Migration and Remittances on Health and Education of Children and Other Family Members Left Behind" during the 4th ADBI-OECD-ILO Roundtable on Labor Migration in Asia: Building Human Capital Across Borders held on January 27-28, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.
TFC participates at the 9th International Nursing Conference’s 1st Global Summit of Filipino Nurses
February 24, 2014 (QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES) – Over 300 Filipino nurses from all over the world, gathered for the first ever Global Summit of Filipino Nurses 2014recently at the Manila Hotel in the Philippines. With the theme “Filipino Nurses Worldwide: Unite for Global Health and Nation-Building,” The Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. (PNAA), Philippine Nurses’ Association Inc. (PNA), Association of Deans of Philippine Colleges of Nursing (ADPCN) and the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) brought together Filipino nurses from North America, Europe, Asia and Africa to study the history and impact of their migration, document the experiences and milestones of nurses as they cope in their chosen destinations, monitor government initiatives on this integration, identify means by which the nursing workforce can contribute to Philippine society, and build a network of Filipino nurses.
Last February 3, Ms. Imelda Nicolas, chairperson of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) emailed the following updates from Mr. Greg Mariano Jr who wrote that although the February 1 deadline expired without the required 100.000 signatures for Temporary Protected Status for our Filipino migrants in America, another campaign for signatures, with a goal of 4,000, has been launched by the National Domestic Workers and MoveOn.org Civic Action. There were 3,038 signatures as of 1:43pm, Philippine time, Wednesday, February 5. About 962 signatures are needed to meet the required 4000 mark!