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    May 2014 Issue  
Volume 25  
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3rd Global Summit 2015




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12th Conference of Philippine Schools Overseas in Ilocos Norte



To keep abreast on the current roll-out of the education reform initiative – the K-12 Basic Education Program, the Inter-Agency Committee on Philippine Schools Overseas conducted the 12th Conference of Philippine Schools Overseas at the Plaza del Norte Hotel and Convention Center in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte on May 06-08, 2014. It was attended by sixty-one representatives from 27 Philippine schools in Bahrain, China, East-Timor, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Libya, Oman, Qatar and United Arab Emirates.



The Global Forum on Migration and Development: Perspectives from Asia and the Pacific by Imelda Nicolas and Dovelyn Rannveig Agunias

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Sec. Imelda M. Nicolas of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO)
Ms. Dovelyn Rannveig Agunias, Senior Policy Analyst at the Migration Policy Institute (MPI)

This issue brief explores the Asia-Pacific region's active engagement in the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) for the past seven years, and identifies the challenges and opportunities ahead in keeping this engagement alive. The brief argues that although GFMD was primarily designed as a venue for changing the discourse on migration, the success of its efforts to date and the pressing need for progress on the ground both indicate that it is time to assess how the Forum can facilitate concrete action.





Notice Of Registration And Election To All Filipino Citizens

Notice is hereby given that under Republic Act No. 9189, otherwise known as "The Overseas Absentee Voting Act of 2003", as amended by Republic Act No. 10590, all citizens of the Philippines abroad, who are not otherwise disqualified by law, at least eighteen ( 18 ) years of age on the day of the elections, and who are registered overseas voters, may vote for President, Vice-President, Senators and Party-List Representatives.



  Migration-Related News  


Best Practices on Responding to Migrants in Countries in Crisis :The Philippine Experience

15 May 2014


“How Migration Can Advance Development Goals" - Statement of the Transatlantic Council on Migration and Development

12 May 2014


  Overseas Filipino News  


Filipino Cornell Grad to Lawyers: 'Serve Your People'

19 May 2014



  CFO Events/Participation  




CFO Introduces Counselling On-Line Appointment System

13 May 2014


Challenges and Opportunities For Rural Banks Vis-À-Vis
Remittances of Overseas Filipinos

21 - 22 May 2014



Overseas Filipino Children Champion Filipino Culinary Tradition

06 May 2014



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