15th of April 2011
Sala Di Liegro, Palazzo Valentini
Via IV Novembre 119/A, Rome

Conference Abstract

OPENING CERIMONY [click here for video]
H. E. Romeo Manalo, Philippines Ambassador in Italy
Massimiliano Massimiliani, Councillor at the Province of Rome


PRESENTATION OF THE PROJECT
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Dona Rose De la Cruza, President, FWC
Giordana Francia, Responsible for Italian projects, CISP
Clarito Basa, Responsible for Italian projects, FWC
Estrella Mai Dizon-Anonuevo, Executive director, Atikha

Lessons learned and reccomandations
 
MAINSTREAMING MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES
[Part One Click here] [Part two Click here]
Gov. Emilio Ràmon Ejercito Estregan, Governor, Laguna (TBC)
Meynard Melo, Provincial Planning Officer, Province of Batangas
Severino Santos, Director, National Economic and Development Agency, Region IV-A

Examples of institutional policy on migration and development
Josè Galvez, SENAMI National Secretariat for Migration, Ecuador

WAYS FORWARDS
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Signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between local government units tra autorità locali, Hometown Associations, migrants' organisations and Atikha , FWC and CISP. Participants:
Atty. Nilo Villanueva, Municipal Mayor, Batangas
Honorlito Solis, Municipal Vice Mayor of Lemery, Batangas (TBC)
Darlito Bueno , Mayantoc Hometown Association
Ryan Asinas, Lemery Hometown Association
Amado Abe, Mabini Hometown Association

OPEN FORUM and CLOSING CERIMONY