First graduate of Australia’s in-country scholarship program hopes to promote peace in Mindanao
Tu Alfonso saw first-hand how the relentless war in Mindanao has been affecting the young people. His parents, who had been IDPs (Internally Displaced Persons) because of the war, lived and met at an evacuation center. Tu grew up seeing war victims suffer in the evacuation centers of Cotabato City: children were forced to stop schooling, some worked at a young age, and some, because of their dire need, even ended up in wrongdoings.
“Most of the victims of the war are the Moro, and it’s painful to just watch my brothers and sisters suffer and not do anything. Eight years ago, I helped form the United Youth for Peace and Development (UNYPAD); I did it because of the oppression, because of the depressed families…” Tu shared. Read more...
Feb 11, 2013 - The Philippine Australian Alumni Association, Inc. (PA3i), an organisation of scholars and graduates from Australia’s premier academic institutions, recently donated over Php500,000 to World Vision Philippines.
Learning from Each Other: Public and Private Sectors Interface Best Human Resource and Organizational Development Practices
Over 200 local and international human resource practitioners from the public and private sector gathered for a sharing of best practices on human resource and organizational development (HROD) last July 12 and 13 at the Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila, Ortigas, Quezon City. The event was a symposium themed “Towards a Unified, Strategic and Results-oriented HR Systems: A best Practice sharing of the Public and Private Sector.”