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Philippine Ambassador Tang Presents Credentials as Philippine Non-Resident Ambassador to Burundi President Ndayishimiye

Ambassador Tang conveyed the felicitations of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to the President and the people of Burundi as the country celebrates its 60th anniversary of independence on 01 July 2022

Philippine Ambassador to Kenya and Non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of Burundi Marie Charlotte G. Tang presented her credentials to President Evariste Ndayishimiye on 27 June 2022 at the Palais Ntare Rushatsi in Bujumbura. Ambassador Tang conveyed the felicitations of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to the President and the people…

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The Department of Foreign Affaires (DFA) Spearheads Exports Forum on African Market Opportunities

The Embassies of Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria and South Africa were among those who shared market trends and prospects for Filipino businesses in their respective countries

The Department of Foreign Affairs–Office of the Middle East and African Affairs (DFA-OMEAA) co-organized with the Department of Trade and Industry–Exports Management Bureau (DTI-EMB) an exports forum entitled, “Market Opportunities and Trends in Africa: The Next Frontier” at Novotel, Quezon City, on 05 December 2019. The Embassies of Egypt, Morocco,…

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Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Coordinates Efforts to Bring Home 32 Distressed Filipinos from Mexico, Egypt, Morocco

The distressed Filipinos (who were either detained, figured in an accident, or were victims of human trafficking abroad) arrived in Manila last night

The Department of Foreign Affairs, through the Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers’ Affairs, coordinated the efforts of the Philippine Embassies in Mexico City, Cairo, and Tripoli to successfully bring home a total of 32 distressed Filipinos from their regions. The distressed Filipinos (who were either detained, figured in…

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Philippines (PH) Shares Expertise on Labor Migration with Zimbabwe Officials

Discussions followed the briefing with the Zimbabwean delegation taking particular interest in strategies to encourage diaspora participation in economic development through investment of remittances

A delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Zimbabwe, led by Principal Director of Economic Cooperation, Trade and Tourism Directorate Major General Thando Madzvamuse (retired), is in the Philippines for a two-day study tour to learn about the Philippines’ experience and expertise on labor migration and…

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Ethiopia Learns from Philippines (PH) Expertise on Labor Migration

The presentation was followed by a lively discussion which concluded with the Ethiopian delegation’s interest in continuing dialogue with the Philippines on its experiences of protecting its migrant workers

A high-level delegation from the Ethiopia Government visited the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on 27 February 2019 as part of a six-day study tour to learn about the Philippines’ policy framework and best practices in dealing with various aspects of labor migration. Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary for Middle East…

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Uganda Officials Visit Manila to Learn from Philippine’s Expertise on Labor Migration

The Ugandan Government expressed its interest to learn from the Philippine experience, especially in the area of the protection of the welfare of migrant workers

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) welcomed a delegation from Uganda for a two-day study tour on labor migration. Foreign Assistant Secretary for Middle East and African Affairs Leslie J. Baja and Assistant Secretary for Migrant Workers Affairs Reynaldo A. Catapang received the delegation from the Ugandan Ministry of Gender,…