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    September 2014 Issue  
Volume 29  
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Launching of Migration and Development Initiative in Western Visayas (MDI-WV)

Western Visayas Gets Project to Boost Migration's Contribution to Inclusive Growth and Disaster Risk Reduction


Iloilo City, Philippines, 26 September –

The Embassy of Switzerland, representing the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, and United Nations Development Programme signed an agreement with the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) and Regional Development Council (RDC) VI for a migration and development initiative in Western Visayas.




NYC Inks Pact with Commission on Filipinos Overseas for BaLinkBayan Project



Young Filipinos who are based overseas may now virtually take part in youth engagements in the Philippines through the BaLinkBayan Project of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas. The BaLinkBayan is the overseas Filipinos’ one-stop online portal for diaspora engagement. (





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.


  Migration-Related News  



Secretary Del Rosario to Discuss Migrant Issues with Filipino-American Leaders

23 September 2014

IOM-MPI Issue in Brief No. 10 – Integrating Migration into the Post-2015 United Nations Development Agenda

18 September 2014

  Overseas Filipino News  


OFW, Retirees, Young Entrepreneurs Seen to Fuel Growth of Local Franchising Sector

18 September 2014


Nonprofit Group Pushes for Philantrophy Among Fil-Ams

17 September 2014


  CFO Events/Participation  

CFO Participates in The ADB Forum on Innovation and Learning in a Changing Asia

17 September 2014


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