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Commission on Filipino Overseas (CFO) on Scandinavian Road Show

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The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) is the arm of the Philipine government that oversees and supports initiatives that strengthen the welfare of its citizens around the world. From 22 to 25 November, CFO through 3 of its Key Officers will be visiting Denmark as part of its Nordic tour around Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden to experience first hand the conditions of Filipinos in their host countries.

Their goal is to network with Filipino organizations and groups to get to know their needs through   series of forums, dialogues, and  discussions. One particular issue they want to address is the Au pair problematic in the Nordic countries particularly in Denmark and Norway , the most  popular destination of Filipino au pairs.  They will conduct a round table discussion with Filipino leaders, goverment and other stakeholders  to update themselves with status of the au pair program  in the Nordic countries.

OBJECTIVES OF THE U+NO = E3
ENGAGEMENT
 Help address challenges faced by Filipino communities in the Nordic countries.
 Familiarize participants with CFO programs to address these challenges and promote the interests of overseas Filipinos.
EMPOWERMENT
 Promote CFO’s Financial Freedom Campaign-PESO Sense specifically developed for overseas Filipinos and the families left behind.
 Facilitate the establishment of support network for Filipinos bound for the Nordic countries.
 Increase participation of Overseas Filipinos in the registration and voting for the 2016 national election.
ENTERPRISE
 Identify ways on how the Filipino diaspora can assist the country’s development through the CFO’s Diaspora to Development (D2D) Program
 Inform Filipinos about viable business and investment opportunities in the Philippines through the CFO’s BaLinkBayan- the online portal for Overseas Filipinos

Financial Literacy and Round Table Discussion (RTD) for Overseas Filipino in the Nordic Countries

Participation to the Financial Literacy and Round Table Discussion is open to all interested Filipinos:

  • Filipino Groups/ communities/organizations
  •  Religious Organizations working with Filipinos
  • Au pair programs Participants
  • Partners /Spouses of European nationals
  • Filipino Youths in Europe
  • Overseas Filipinos

November 18, 2104, Tuesday Time: 4-8 pm , UGNAYAN – Embassy of the Republic Philippine 4th Floor Nedre Voldgate 4, 0158 Oslo , Norway. – Forum/ Round Table Discussion (RTD) on Aupair program and intermarriage and concerns of Filipino migrants.

November 19, 2014, Wednesday Time: 4-8 PM UGNAYAN – Embassy of the Republic Philippine 4th Floor Nedre Voldgate 4, 0158 Oslo Au Pair Norway – Financial Literacy Workshop/ Round Table Discussion on concerns of Filipino migrants.

November 21, 2014,  Friday  Time: 6.30-9.30 PM , UGNAYAN – Landakotskirja (Landakots Church) Rejkjavik, Iceland – Financial Literacy Workshop/ Round Table Discussion on concerns of Filipino migrants.

November 23, 2014  Sunday  Time: 9-5 PM , UGNAYAN – St. Ligouri Hall, St. Anne’s Church Dronning Elizabeth Alle 3, 2300 Copenhagen S. Denmark – Financial Literacy Workshop/ Round Table Discussion on concerns of Filipino migrants.

November 24, 2014, MondayTime: 1-4 PM,  UGNAYAN – Copenhagen Community Church Farimagstræde 45, 1364 Copenhagen K, Denmark. Forum/ Round Table Discussion (RTD) on Aupair program and intermarriage and concerns of Filipino migrants.

November 25, 2014, Tuesday Time: 5-8PM , UGNAYAN – Östermalams Föreningsråd -Sal 6 (Beside Fältöverstent) Forum/ Round Table Discussion (RTD) on Aupair program and intermarriage and concerns of Filipino migrants.

November 26, 2014, Wednesday  Time: 5-9 PM , UGNAYAN – Folkeuniversitetet SAl 520 Kungstensgatan 45, Stockholm Sweden – Forum/ Round Table Discussion (RTD) on Aupair program and intermarriage and concerns of Filipino migrants.

To get to know more about the U+NO=E3 concept you can download the info by clicking link U + NO Concept Paper Oct 28

U+NO=E3 SECRETARIAT
COMMISSION ON FILIPINOS OVERSEAS
1345 Citigold Center, President Quirino Avenue corner Osmena Highway
Manila, Philippines 1007
Telephone no. (+632) 552-4740
Fax no. (+632) 561-8332 Email: info@cfo.gov.ph/ imiravalles@cfo.gov.ph
www.cfo.gov.ph

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