The Boy Scouts of the Philippines participate in the Global Week of Action

8By Daryl Alfred “apol” Y. Tadique, Youth Coordinator of MY World 2015 and World We Want campaigns in the Philippines 

Scouts from various parts of the Philippines have once again participated on the My World Global Survey of United Nations (UN) during the 6th National Scout Venture Camp (NSVC) of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) held at Lingayen, Pangasinan, May 5- 10, 2014.

Not minding the hot summer sun, Scouts participating on the 6th NSVC visited and participated in the MY World Global Voting Day and on the My World 2015 Global Week of Action. The MY World Youth volunteers put up a booth inside the Global Development Village, one of the main modules of the said camp, with known government and non-government organizations. Continue reading “The Boy Scouts of the Philippines participate in the Global Week of Action”

UN Inter-agency collaboration drives successful MY World roll out in the Philippines

The United Nations in the Philippines marked a difference. From left to right: Ms. Eden Lumilan, UNCO Coordination Analyst; Mr. Christopher Rollo, UN-HABITAT Philippines Country Programme Manager, Ms. Ugochi Daniels, UNFPA Country Representative; Mr. Aristeo Portugal, FAO Philippines Assistant Representative (Programme); Mr. Dragoslav Djuraskovic, WFP Head of Logistics; Ms. Teresita Bagasao, UNAIDS Country Coordinator, Mr. Lawrence Jeff Johnson, ILO Country Director; Mr. Marco Boasso, IOM Philippines Chief of Mission; Mr. William Wairoa-Harrison, UNDSS Security Adviser; Dr. Sigrun Roesel, WHO Representative; Mr. Daniel Toole, UNICEF East Asia Regional Director; Ms. Luiza Carvalho, UN Resident Coordinator; Mr. Tomoo Hozumi, UNICEF Philippines Country Representative; and Mr. David Carden, Head of UN-OCHA.
The United Nations in the Philippines marked a difference. From left to right: Ms. Eden Lumilan, UNCO Coordination Analyst; Mr. Christopher Rollo, UN-HABITAT Philippines Country Programme Manager, Ms. Ugochi Daniels, UNFPA Country Representative; Mr. Aristeo Portugal, FAO Philippines Assistant Representative (Programme); Mr. Dragoslav Djuraskovic, WFP Head of Logistics; Ms. Teresita Bagasao, UNAIDS Country Coordinator, Mr. Lawrence Jeff Johnson, ILO Country Director; Mr. Marco Boasso, IOM Philippines Chief of Mission; Mr. William Wairoa-Harrison, UNDSS Security Adviser; Dr. Sigrun Roesel, WHO Representative; Mr. Daniel Toole, UNICEF East Asia Regional Director; Ms. Luiza Carvalho, UN Resident Coordinator; Mr. Tomoo Hozumi, UNICEF Philippines Country Representative; and Mr. David Carden, Head of UN-OCHA.

My World in the Philippines is going full steam ahead following a successful partnership launch and media briefing last month. From less than a thousand votes in March, the Philippines now ranks 3rd, with more than 18,000 votes.

Key to this success is the UN Country Team’s inter-agency collaboration, supported by a UN Communication Group that drives respective agencies into partnership expansion at all levels, from government, to private sector, to citizen groups. Continue reading “UN Inter-agency collaboration drives successful MY World roll out in the Philippines”