What: THE GLOBAL SUMMIT OF FILIPINOS IN THE DIASPORA
When: September 27, 28 & 29, 2011
Where: Philippine International Convention Center, Manila

THEME: FROM DIASPORA TO DEVELOPMENT (D2D)

  • To map out partnerships in doable, replicable and sustainable development initiatives in ten (10) areas of involvement:
  1. ARTS & CULTURE EXCHANGE
  2. ALAY DUNONG SA BAYAN
  3. BALIK – TURO
  4. BUSINESS ADVISORY CIRCLE
  5. DIASPORA INVESTMENTS
  6. DIASPORA PHILANTHROPY
  7. GLOBAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE & ADVOCACY
  8. MEDICAL MISSION
  9. RETURN & REINTEGRATION
  10. 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 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
  • US Pinoys for Good Governance

For further information and registration details, visit the CFO websites: www.cfo.gov.ph and www.d2dglobalsummit.cfo.gov.ph

CONTACT:

Secretary Imelda M. Nicolas, Chairperson-CFO

Undersecretary Mary Grace Ampil-Tirona, Executive Director-CFO
Tel: (632) 552-4710
Email: marygracetirona@gmail.com; marygrace.tirona@cfo.gov.ph

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

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



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