PIA Press Release
CFO holds awareness campaign on international migration and inter-marriages
Davao City (1 August) -- The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) will conduct its annual Community Education Program (CEP) entitled "Pangingibang bansa: Handa ka na ba?" in Cagayan and Isabela from 30 July to 5 August 2007. The CEP will be undertaken in the following areas:
|TUGUEGARAO, Cagayan||30 July to 1 August
|ILAGAN, Isabela||2 - 3 August
|SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela||3-5 August
The CEP seeks to raise public awareness on various issues concerning migration, intermarriages and existing government policies and programs directed against illegal recruitment, documentation fraud, and human trafficking, among others.
CFO officers together with representatives of other government agencies will conduct activities such as school symposia, pulong-pulong/dialogues with NGOs, religious leaders/ members, local government units, community leaders/ members, press briefings and radio interviews.
Approximately 2,000 attendees are expected to take part in this leg of the CEP activities. (PIA) [top]