Delegation to the Philippines
10/04/2015 - "We inspire each other campaign" of the EU launched on 23 February 2015 [177 KB]
The European Union Delegation launched a media campaign to increase awareness and understanding of the European Union and its relation with the Philippines.
Although the relationship between the European Union and the Philippines is deep and maturing, the relevance of the European Union to daily interaction is not well understood by all decision-makers in the Philippines.
"How many Filipinos would guess that the European Union is the largest investor in the Philippines, that the European Union is the fourth largest trading partner of the Philippines or that the EU is the second largest source of remittances from Filipino OWFs?" asked EU Ambassador Guy Ledoux.
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10/04/2015 - Philippines: EU provides some €600, 000 to displaced people in Mindanao [206 KB]
Manila, April 10th 2015 – After the recent escalation in violence in Mindanao, the European Union is providing €300, 000 to fund emergency humanitarian assistance to people who have been displaced in the Maguindanao area. This will enable the provision of life-saving relief items to the most vulnerable and support the management and provision of services at evacuation and displacement sites.
23/03/2015 - FIRST REGIONAL CONSULTATION ON MIGRANTS CAUGHT IN COUNTRIES IN CRISIS HELD IN MANILA [225 KB]
On 23-24 March, the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), on behalf of the Philippine government, organised a regional consultation on ‘Migrants in Countries in Crisis’ (MICIC) for South, South-East and East Asian countries. The regional consultation which ended today provided an opportunity for governments of Asian countries to exchange views on the global initiative and on existing best practices for assisting migrants in crisis situations. As Ambassador Guy Ledoux of the EU Delegation to the Philippines explained in his opening remarks, ‘we know that many countries, notably the Philippines but also others in Asia, already have good systems in place to protect their nationals abroad, and we want to learn from these experiences’.
Working together with the Philippines
The European Union is providing continuous support for the overall implementation the Health Sector Reform Agenda of the Government of the Philippines as articulated in the Framework for Universal Health Care (UHC).
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