The Southern Taiwanese delegation joins their colleagues from UP for a photo at the Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology (IESM). (Photo by Jun Madrid, UP MPRO)

Two years after the first formal agreement was signed between the University of the Philippines and a university from Southern Taiwan, 44 delegates composed mostly of academics from Southern Taiwan met with their counterparts from the UP System on August 1, 2018 at the UP Diliman Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology (IESM).

Professor of public administration and governance, Dr. Edna Co, will discuss the relationship between human mobility and disaster management at the University of Newcastle (UON), Australia on August 9. She was invited by UON as part of the University President’s Visiting Fellow Program.

The offices of the UP Vice President for Administration and the Staff Regent led the holding of the UP System-wide Administrative Management and Staff Conference with the theme: “Serving with honor, dignity, and compassion: Reaffirming the role of administrative personnel as partners in governance” on July 11 to 14, 2018 in UP Visayas.

UP-NCPAG launches book, evaluates Aquino and Duterte administrations

The University of the Philippines – National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP-NCPAG) held two consecutive forums featuring its faculty members’ and researchers’ assessments of the accomplishments of the administrations of President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” C. Aquino III (2010-2016) and of President Rodrigo R. Duterte (2016-present). The forums were held on July 19 and 20, 2018 at the NCPAG Assembly Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City.