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Programs under UP CIDS

  1. Migration Research and Policy Program in collaboration with the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) and other government agencies and stakeholders attempts to set up a data center on Philippine migration and envisions to do data analytics for policy purposes.

Core Team: Professor Clarinda L. Berja, Dr. Jean S. Encinas-Franco, Dr. Jorge V. Tigno

Contact person in CIDS: Dan Mangosing

  1. Strategic Studies Program takes a transdisciplinary approach in an effort to understand the  links and to enhance relationship between the Philippines and China.

Core Team:  Prof. Herman Joseph S. Kraft, Dr. Aileen SP. Baviera, Dr. Aries A. Arugay, and Dr. Jay L. Batongbacal

Contact person in CIDS: Marvin H. Bernardo

  1. Sustainable Energy Program attempts to examine and dissect the energy crisis and the factors that envelop the sector. The program attempts to demystify the sector and explore not only immediate but also medium and long-term options for dealing with energy and power issues.

Core Team: Dr. Mili-Ann Tamayao, Prof. Rowaldo del Mundo, Prof. Ray Goco, Dr. Louis Angelo Danao, Dr. Rosario Ang, Atty. Ma. Gisella Reyes, Dr. Maria Joy Abrenica, Dr. Helena Agnes Valderama and Dr. Laura David

Contact person in CIDS: Alfred Marx Garcia

  1. Framework Development for the Review and Updating of the National Marine Policy 1994 takes a closer look at the existing marine policy but this time, UP takes a transdisciplinary perspective on the policy and its prospects.

Core Team: Dr. Jay L. Batongbacal, Dr. Aileen San Pablo-Baviera, Atty. Celeste Ruth L. Cembrano-Mallari, Dr. Marie Antonette Juinio-Meñez, Dr. Porfinio Alexander M. Aliño, Dr. Gil S. Jacinto, Dr. Ernesto M. Pernia, and Dr. Edna E. A. Co

Contact persons in CIDS:  Allan Chester B. Nadate and Ruby Shaira F. Panela

  1. The Philippines and the ASEAN Community: Challenges and Prospects aims to craft policy recommendations that are both timely and appropriate through the process of conducting expert round table discussions on key issues impacting the Philippines and ASEAN.

    Core Team: Prof. Jaime B. Naval, Prof. Jose P. Tabbada,Dr. Temario C. Rivera, and Bella R. Lucas

    Contact persons in CIDS:  Joshua Baquiran

  2. UP Program for Environmental Governance among the CENROs. UP prepares an interdisciplinary module on environmental governance for leaders. The module is used to enhance the perspective and competency of PENROs as managers and leaders.

Core Team: Dr. Oscar B. Zamora, Dr. Agnes C. Rola, Dr. Josefina Dizon, Dr. Juan M. Pulhin, Prof. Marlo Mendoza, Prof. Emelinda Mendoza, Dr. Rico C. Ancog, Dr. Mario Delos Reyes, Dr. Alfredo Mahar Francisco Lagmay, Dr. Daniel Vincent H. Borja, and Dr. Rene Ofreneo

Contact person in CIDS:  Mark Gamboa