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United Nations appoints Chef Margarita Forés Ambassador For Gastronomy Tourism

United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has designated Filipina Chef Maria Margarita A. Forés as its Ambassador for Gastronomy Tourism. Margarita Forés was honored as a champion for sustainable agriculture and food during the 23rd...

Camarines Sur’s Louise Mabulo wins U-N Asia-Pacific Young Champions of the Earth prize

Young chef and farmer-entrepreneur Louise Mabulo won in the 2019 Asia-Pacific Regional Finals of the United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) Young Champions of the Earth, a prize that sent her to the global finals...

Rizal’s Masungi Georeserve is Top 3 in United Nations World Tourism awards in Russia

Masungi Georeserve in Rizal province has been recognized as a Top 3 privately-led sustainable tourism project at the 2019 United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Awards for Enterprises in St. Petersburg, Russia. Masungi Georeserve and...

Miss Earth Karen Ibasco represents Philippines at 1st U-N Youth Climate Summit in New...

Miss Earth 2017 Karen Ibasco is representing the Philippines at the first Youth Climate Summit of the United Nations (UN) to be held in New York City on September 21, 2019. Karen Ibasco went on...
De La Salle University World University Rangkings

De La Salle University is lone Filipino school in THE Impact Rankings

De La Salle University in Manila made the cut in the inaugural Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings as the lone Filipino school in the list. The first Impact Rankings is THE’s pioneering initiative...

Philippines regains important seat in United Nations Oceans Commission

The Philippines has regained its seat at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), marking the 3rd consecutive term for the nation to be in the agency's Executive...

Cordillera’s Joan Carling wins UN Champions of the Earth Award

Cordillera native Joan Carling has been awarded as a United Nations Champion of the Earth for her life’s work of fighting for environmental and indigenous people’s (IP) rights.

Why do Filipinos have a Sunny Disposition?

If there’s one trait that the Filipinos are known for, aside from being hospitable, it’s our ability to be happy and stay positive no matter the circumstances. Whether we’re weathering strong typhoons or simply surviving the horrible Metro traffic – Filipinos still find a reason to smile.
Chloe Reynaldo

Chloe Reynaldo recognized as 2016 Global Innovator

United Nations-affiliated youth and gender rights activist, Chloe Seraspe Reynaldo, has been recognized as the 2016 Global Innovator
Winners of The Resolution Project Social Venture Challenge

Ateneo students win UN social venture award in NY

A group of Ateneo de Manila University students bagged a major social venture award in New York City.
The LAWIN app

Pinoy mobile app LAWIN spotlighted at UN forum

LAWIN, a Philippine-made mobile application created to monitor protected areas in the country, was given the spotlight at the first Multi-stakeholder Forum
Ateneo

Ateneo 1st PHL school in UN virtual academic network

Ateneo de Manila University now holds the distinction of being the very first Philippine university to join the United Nations Conference

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Bayanihan wins World Dance title at 15th International Folklore Fest in...

Bayanihan, the National Dance Company of the Philippines, successfully raised the Philippine flag in South America by winning the 1st Federation of International Dance...