A Call for Participation by Overseas Filipinos “PARA sa BAYAN!”


The Global Summit of Filipinos in the Diaspora
September 27, 28 & 29, 2011
Philippine International Convention Center, Manila

A CALL FOR PARTICIPATION BY OVERSEAS FILIPINOS “PARA sa BAYAN!”

THEME: FROM DIASPORA TO DEVELOPMENT (D2D)

– To map out partnerships in doable, replicable and sustainable development initiatives in ten (10) areas of involvement:

ARTS & CULTURE EXCHANGE
• ALAY DUNONG SA BAYAN
• BALIK – TURO
• BUSINESS ADVISORY CIRCLE
• DIASPORA INVESTMENTS
• DIASPORA PHILANTHROPY
• GLOBAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE & ADVOCACY
• MEDICAL MISSION
• RETURN & REINTEGRATION
• TOURISM INITIATIVES

– To collaborate with and engage fellow overseas Filipinos, government leaders and civil society partners — across generations and beyond borders – in transfer-technology and resource exchange ventures

– To share experiences, expertise and insights gained overseas and maintain connectedness with contemporary trends, issues and concerns of the home-country

– To cooperate in the realization of the vision of a well-respected and proudly competitive transnational Filipino citizenry with a global perspective and a deeply rooted cultural identity

– To empower the Filipino youth abroad to become agents of change and to assist in local and national efforts that address the socio-economic needs of underserved communities

– To support development goals that will move the Philippines forward in the 21st century and beyond

CONVENORS:
Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO)
National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NAFFAA)
US Pinoys for Good Governance (USP4GG)
YouLeaD (Youth Leaders in the Diaspora)

For further information and registration details, visit  the Convenors  website by clicking the banner “Global Summit”  in our sidebar or simply click “Register Now” or visit  CFO websites: http://www.cfo.gov.ph  and www.d2dglobalsummit.cfo.gov.ph 

CONTACT:
Ms. Golda Roma, CFO Global Summit Secretariat
Tel: (632) 552-4760
Email: groma@cfo.gov.ph

Mr. Edwin Pajares, CFO Global Summit Secretariat
Tel: (632) 552-4764
Email: epajares@cfo.gov.ph

COMMISSION ON FILIPINOS OVERSEAS
Secretary Imelda M. Nicolas
Chairperson

Undersecretary Mary Grace Ampil-Tirona
Executive Director
Citigold Center
1345 Pres. Quirino Avenue corner
South Superhighway, Manila, Philippines

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