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UP Diliman signs Memorandum of Agreement strengthening partnership with UNICEF

The University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) signed a Memorandum of Agreement last 20 January 2015.

UNICEF Philippines Representative Ms. Lotta Sylwander and UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan shake hands after signing the Agreement last 20 January 2015.

UNICEF Philippines Representative Ms. Lotta Sylwander and UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan shake hands after signing the Agreement last 20 January 2015. (OVCRD file photo)

After a very successful collaboration involving the Population Institute of the UP Diliman College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, UP Diliman, with its mandate to lead as a public service university, and UNICEF decided to enter into a broader engagement that aimed at improving the institutional capacities of government agencies, not just with regard to social development and disaster preparedness, but also in addressing issues such as public financial management.

UNICEF Philippines Representative Ms. Lotta Sylwander, UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan, and UP Diliman Vice Chancellor for Research and Development Fidel Nemenzo during the MOA signing last 20 January 2015.

UNICEF Philippines Representative Ms. Lotta Sylwander, UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan, and UP Diliman Vice Chancellor for Research and Development Fidel Nemenzo during the MOA signing last 20 January 2015. (OVCRD file photo)

The signing of the agreement is only the beginning of a renewed partnership, and UNICEF hopes to tap the different institutions in UP Diliman, with the help of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Development, in the fulfillment of its mission as a child rights advocacy organization.

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