24 April 2018- Ambassador Ma. Teresita C. Daza was invited as Chief Guest in the Institute of Social Sciences’ 25Th Anniversary Celebration of 73rd Constitution Amendment and to commemorate the Women’s Political Empowerment Day celebration on 24 April 2018 in New Delhi.
The Ambassador delivered remarks on decentralization and devolution as well as the role of women in the Philippines.
The conference commemorates the 25th Anniversary of the 73rd Amendment of the Constitution of India. In 1993, the government of India passed a series of historic constitution reforms designed to democratize and empower local political bodies – the “panchayats”. Among the key provisions of the 73rd Amendment was that with direct elections to five year terms of all members at all levels, one third of all seats are to be reserved for women.
23 April 2018- The Philippines hosted the Philippines-India 3rd Joint Working Group on the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the field of Health and Medicine Meeting in Manila on 19-20 April 2018. The first day of the meeting was held at the Department of Health head office in Manila.
The Philippine delegation was led by Dr. Gerardo V. Bayugo, Undersecretary of Health, Sectoral Management and Coordination Cluster, Department of Health, while the Indian delegation was headed by Joint Secretary Gayatri Mishra of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The second day of the meeting was held in Alabang and was hosted by the Philippines’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA), with FDA Director General Ms. Neal Charade Puno heading the Philippine delegation.
The meetings provided opportunity for both countries to discuss how it could strengthen cooperation in the fields of health and medicines. The best practices on health services, collaborative activities on medical tourism, proposed capacity building activities related to traditional and alternative healthcare, collaboration on medical education, procurement of affordable and quality medicines from India, medical devices regulations, Pharmazone initiatives were some of the points discussed.
16 April 2018- The Philippine Embassy in New Delhi conducted a learning and fun filled team-building activity for its Embassy officers and staff, in Jaipur, Rajasthan on 13-15 April 2018 including travel time.
Various exercises were organized with the aim to know each other’s strengths, weaknesses and capabilities that will contribute to a better working relationship and camaraderie in the Embassy.
To expose the team to Rajasthan’s history, culture and tradition, the team also visited various places in Jaipur such as Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, among others.
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