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January 28, 2013

MS. MILA MAGNO Alumna St. Agnes Academy (SAA) Class 63 Dear Ms. Magno: Greetings from the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO)! We would like to invite you to join us in the upcoming Second Global Summit of Filipinos in the Diaspora to be held on February 25, 2013 (Pre-summit Activities) at EDSA People Power Monument and The Medical City; and February 26-27, 2013 (Summit Proper) at the Dusit Thani Manila Hotel and Resorts, Makati City. As an agency under the Office of the President of the Philippines mandated to promote and uphold the interests, rights and welfare of Filipinos overseas and strengthen their ties with their Motherland, the CFO is initiating the Summit in partnership with the Global Filipino Diaspora Council (GFDC), the US Pinoys for Good Governance (USP4GG) and Youth Leaders in the Diaspora (YouLeaD). Around 400 participants from all over the world are expected to attend the said event. For more information about the Summit, you may log on to www.d2dglobalsummit.cfo.gov.ph. With the theme Two Years Thereafter: The Best of the Philippine Diaspora and the tagline Balikbayanihan para sa Inang Bayan, the Summits primary objective is to highlight best practices of diaspora engagement since the launch of the Diaspora to Development (D2D) flagship program during the First Global Summit held in Manila in September 2011. In addition, the CFO intends to institutionalize and maximize overseas Filipinos (OFs) involvement in the socio-cultural and economic development of the Philippines through ten (10) major areas of interventions including skills and technology transfer, arts and culture exchange, educational exchange, business linkaging, diaspora investments, global legal assistance and advocacy, and return and reintegration. The Summit also hopes to strengthen networking among OFs in the different regions of the world and accelerate participation of second- and third-generation OFs in the countrys development initiatives. We would appreciate it if you can also share this invitation to your co-SAA-alumnae and signify your participation by sending back the attached registration form via email or fax on or before February 04, 2013. For confirmation and further information, you may reach Ms. Reina Calvo and Ms. Kc Gapuzan through the following contact information: Telephone: Facsimile: Email address: (632) 552-4761 and (632) 552-4762 (632) 561-8291 rcalvo@cfo.gov.ph and kgapuzan@cfo.gov.ph

Citigold Center, 1345 President Quirino Avenue. Cor. President Osmea Highway, Manila 1007, Philippines Tel.: (632) 552-4700 (connecting all depts.) Fax: (632) 561-8332 Email: info@cfo.gov.ph Website: cfo.gov.ph

The registration fee shall be US$ 50.00 or Php 2,150.00 and payments can be made online through www.d2dglobalsummit.cfo.gov.ph via VISA card. For walk-in participants, payment shall be made at the Summit venue. The registration fee will cover the snacks, lunches and dinner during the event along with the Summit kits and materials. It should be noted that the fee does NOT cover accommodation and transportation to and from the Summit venue. For your reference, attached is the more detailed program of the Summit (both PreSummit Activities and Summit Proper). We look forward to your participation and support. Thank you very much and my warmest personal regards. Sincerely,

SECRETARY IMELDA M. NICOLAS Chairperson

Attachments:

A. Detailed Program of the Second Global Summit B. Program of the 27th Anniversary Celebration of the EDSA People Power Revolution C. Registration Form

ATTACHMENT A

AS OF JANUARY 23, 2013 - 12:00 PM SECOND GLOBAL SUMMIT OF FILIPINOS IN THE DIASPORA
Two Years Thereafter: The Best of the Philippine Diaspora
February 25, 2013 (Pre-Summit Activities) February 26-27, 2013 (Summit Proper)

DETAILED PROGRAM
PRE-SUMMIT ACTIVITIES FEBRUARY 24, 2013 - SUNDAY TIME VENUE ACTIVITY 03:00 P.M. to 06:00 P.M. Mezzanine Foyer PRE-REGISTRATION C/o: CFO Secretariat Mezzanine Level Dusit Thani Manila Hotel and Resort, Ayala Center, Makati City FEBRUARY 25, 2013 MONDAY TIME VENUE ACTIVITY 09:00 A.M. to 06:00 P.M. Mezzanine Foyer PRE-REGISTRATION C/o: CFO Secretariat Mezzanine Level Dusit Thani Manila Hotel and Resort Ayala Center, Makati City 06:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. People Power PARTICIPATION IN THE 27TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE Monument EDSA PEOPLE POWER REVOLUTION *Assembly time 06:00 AM Epifanio de los *See Attachment B for the detailed program at the Dusit Thani Lobby Santos Avenue, corner Temple Hill Drive * Buses to be provided from Dusit Thani to EDSA 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Significant FREEDOM TOUR Landmarks of the By the: Commission on Filipinos Overseas EDSA People Power Tour in significant landmarks of the EDSA People Power Revolution Revolution (Snacks to be served) * Buses to be provided for the tour 12:00 P.M. to 12:30 P.M. The Medical City, ARRIVAL AT THE MEDICAL CITY Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City * Buses to be provided from EDSA Monument to The Medical City 12:30 P.M. to 01:30 P.M. Foyer of the LUNCH Auditorium 6th Floor The Medical City Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City 01:30 P.M. to 02:00 P.M. Auditorium OVERVIEW ON THE MEDICAL CITY DR. ALFREDO BENGZON 6th Floor The Medical City CEO, The Medical City Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City 02:00 P.M. to 04:00 P.M. The Medical City SEPARATE ORGANIZATIONAL MEETINGS FOR: Ortigas Avenue, (*Participant to choose 1 organizational meeting he/she will attend) Pasig City Auditorium 6th floor Global Filipino Diaspora Council (GFDC)

ATTACHMENT A
Conference Room 1 4th floor Conference Room 2 4th floor Upper Level of the Auditorium 6th floor * Buses to be provided from The Medical City to Dusit Thani SUMMIT PROPER Dusit Thani Manila Hotel and Resort Ayala Center, Makati City FEBRUARY 26, 2013 TUESDAY TIME VENUE 07:00 A.M. onwards Ballroom Foyer Ground Level 09:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Ballroom Ground Level

AS OF JANUARY 23, 2013 - 12:00 PM


European Network of Filipino Diaspora (ENFiD)

Organizers for 2014 Regional Summit of Filipinos in the Diaspora in the Middle East and Asia Youth Leaders in the Diaspora (YouLeaD) Organizational Meeting (Snacks to be served)

ACTIVITY REGISTRATION C/o: CFO Secretariat PLENARY SESSION Invocation Philippine National Anthem Welcome Remarks SECRETARY IMELDA NICOLAS Chairperson, Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) CFO Audio Visual Presentation Inspirational Messages Integrated Program for Overseas Filipinos to Become Philippine Tourism Ambassadors SECRETARY RAMON JIMENEZ, JR. Department of Tourism (DOT) Launching of the Virtual Sentro Rizal Project (Audio Visual Presentation) Introduced by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) and National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) DR. ALFREDO BENGZON CEO, The Medical City (Snacks to be served) Messages from the Convenors Philippine Diaspora Renewed Interest in Reengaging with the Philippines via the Global Filipino Diaspora Council and US Pinoys for Good Governance ATTY. LOIDA LEWIS Chairperson, Global Filipino Diaspora Council (GFDC) ATTY. TEODORO LAGUATAN US Pinoys for Good Governance (USP4GG) Posthumous Tribute to Mr. Alex Esclamado of NaFFAA (Audio Visual Presentation) Introduced by Atty. Rodel Rodis National Federation of Filipino-American Associations (NaFFAA) How Filipinos in Europe Learned to Share Experiences

ATTACHMENT A

AS OF JANUARY 23, 2013 - 12:00 PM


Towards Building a Strong Community of Filipinos in EU; and Going Forward after the 2012 Diaspora to Dialogue Conference of Filipinos in Europe Held in Rome, Italy MR. GENE ALCANTARA Chairperson, European Network of Filipino Diaspora (ENFiD) Plans in Organizing Overseas Filipinos in the Middle East Towards the 2014 Regional Summit of Filipinos in the Diaspora in the Middle East and Asia AMBASSADOR GRACE PRINCESA Embassy of the Philippines to UAE Convenor, 2014 Regional Summit of Filipinos in Middle East and Asia Launching of the BaLinkBayan Project (Audio Visual Presentation) Introduced by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) Message from the President of the Republic of the Philippines HIS EXCELLENCY BENIGNO AQUINO III

12:00 P.M. to 02:00 P.M.

Ballroom Ground Level

Messages from Pag-Ibig Fund and PhilHealth LUNCH PARALLEL WORKSHOPS 1 (*Participant to choose 1 workshop he/she will attend)

02:00 P.M. to 05:00 P.M.

Meeting Room 5 Mezzanine Level Meeting Rooms 3 and 4 Mezzanine Level Boardroom 2 Second Level Ballroom Ground Level

Workshop 1

Diaspora Philanthropy and Medical Mission

Workshop 2

Global Legal Assistance and Advocacy

06:30 P.M.

Workshop 3 Initiative DINNER

Arts and Culture Exchange and Tourism

Cultural Program Awarding of Winners of the Essay Writing Contest The West Philippine Sea and Its Impact on the Future of the Philippines FEBRUARY 27, 2013 WEDNESDAY TIME VENUE 08:00 A.M. onwards Ballroom Foyer Ground Level 09:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. ACTIVITY REGISTRATION C/o: CFO Secretariat PARALLEL WORKSHOPS 2 (*Participant to choose 1 workshop he/she will attend) Workshop 4 : Return and Reintegration

Meeting Room 2 Mezzanine Level Meeting Rooms 3 and 4 Mezzanine Level Meeting Room 5 Mezzanine Level Meeting Room 1 Mezzanine Level Ballroom Ground Level

Workshop 5

Diaspora Investment and Entrepreneurship

Workshop 6

Alay-Dunong and Balik-Turo

Workshop 7

Youth Leaders in the Diaspora (YouLeaD)

12:00 P.M. to 02:00 P.M.

Message from Century Properties LUNCH

ATTACHMENT A
02:00 P.M. to 04:00 P.M. Ballroom Ground Level PLENARY SESSION

AS OF JANUARY 23, 2013 - 12:00 PM


Presentation of Workshop Outputs (Snacks to be served) Open Forum and Synthesis CLOSING CEREMONIES Messages from: AMBASSADOR HARRY THOMAS Embassy of the United States of America SECRETARY ALBERT DEL ROSARIO Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Symbolic Commitment Setting Countdown for the 2014 Regional Summit of Filipinos in the Diaspora in Middle East and Asia

04:00 P.M. to 05:00 P.M.

Ballroom Ground Level

ATTACHMENT B

AS OF JANUARY 15, 2013 07:00 P.M. (PRE-SUMMIT ACTIVITIES)

27TH

PARTICIPATION OF THE SECOND GLOBAL SUMMIT IN THE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE EDSA PEOPLE POWER REVOLUTION

February 25, 2013 (Monday) Venue: People Power Monument, Epifanio de los Santo Avenue (EDSA) corner Temple Hill Drive, Quezon City

PROGRAM
TIME
06:00 A.M. 07:00 A.M. 07:15 A.M. 07:30 A.M. 07:50 A.M. 07:58 A.M. 08:00 A.M. 08:01 A.M. 08:10 A.M.

ACTIVITY
Arrival of Contingents Arrival of VIPs / Participants of the Second Global Summit Pre-Set Military Honors Contingent, AFP Band, Metro Manila Mayors and VIPs Receiving the President Arrival of His Excellency Benigno Aquino III Full Military Honors Flag Raising Panunumpa sa Watawat Raising of Metro Manila Local Government Flags, MMDA Flags and EPPC Flag Salubungan Participants Start Walking Presidential Party, Governors, Mayors and Other Guests to Go on Stage Ecumenical Prayer EDSA People Power Commission (EPPC) - Provincial Council Celebrations Noel Cabangons Tungo sa Pagbabago

08:20 A.M.

08:40 A.M. 08:50 A.M. 09:10 A.M. 09:14 A.M. 09:15 A.M. 09:30 A.M. 09:40 A.M.

Pledge of Commitment Led by the EPPC and the President LGUs and Government Agencies Business Youth Overseas Filipinos to be represented by Atty. Rodel Rodis Memory Museum Launch Salubong of Civilian and Military Groups in Front of the Monument Magkaisa Introduction of the President by EPPC Chairman Message of the President Bayan Ko End of Program

* Please refer to Attachment A for the rest of the program of the Pre-Summit Activities of the Second Global Summit on February 25, 2013.

ATTACHMENT C SECOND GLOBAL SUMMIT OF FILIPINOS IN THE DIASPORA


Two Years Thereafter: The Best of the Philippine Diaspora
February 25, 2013 (Pre-Summit Activities) February 26-27, 2013 (Summit Proper)

REGISTRATION FORM
Please print your reply.

LAST NAME FIRST NAME MIDDLE NAME E-MAIL ADDRESS TELEPHONE MOBILE NUMBER PERSONAL CONTACT INFORMATION FAX NUMBER ADDRESS

COUNTRY NAME OF ORGANIZATION / COMPANY (*if representing an organization / company)

EXPECTED DATE OF ARRIVAL IN THE PHILIPPINES (*for overseas Filipinos) (DD-MM-YY) EXPECTED DATE OF REGISTRATION (DD-MM-YY)

OTHER INFORMATION: Please check () your response. Attended the 2011 First Global Summit held on September 27-29, 2011 at the PICC, Manila Attended the Diaspora to Dialogue: First Conference of Filipinos in Europe held on September 26-29, 2012 in Rome, Italy First time to attend

ON PREVIOUS SUMMIT PARTICIPATION

ATTACHMENT C
I will attend the 27 Anniversary Celebration of the EDSA People Power Revolution. (*assembly time is 06:00 A.M.
at the Dusit Thani Lobby)
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ON PRE-SUMMIT ACTIVITIES February 25, 2013 (Monday)

I will attend the organizational meetings in the afternoon at The Medical City, Pasig. (*please check
applicable network/organization below)

ON PARALLEL WORKSHOPS 1 February 26, 2013 (Tuesday) 02:00 P.M. to 05:00 P.M.
(*Participant to choose 1 workshop he/she will attend)

GFDC ENFD Middle East YouLeaD I will not join any of the Pre-Summit activities on February 25, 2013. Diaspora Philanthropy and Medical Mission Global Legal Assistance and Advocacy Arts and Culture Exchange and Tourism Initiative Return and Reintegration Diaspora Investment and Entrepreneurship Alay-Dunong and Balik-Turo Youth Leaders in the Diaspora (YouLeaD) I will stay at the the Dusit Thani Manila Hotel and Resort. I will stay with family / relatives / friends. I will stay at hotels other than dusit.

ON PARALLEL WORKSHOPS 2 February 27, 2013 (Wednesday) 09:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
(*Participant to choose 1 workshop he/she will attend)

ON ACCOMMODATIONS

IMPORTANT Please submit the accomplished registration form to: E-mail: d2d@cfo.gov.ph Facsimile: (632) 561-8291 or (632) 561-8332 Or register online at: http://d2dglobalsummit.cfo.gov.ph/register-online Deadline of registration: February 04, 2013 Registration Fee: US $ 50.00 or Php 2,150.00

*** For more information about the Second Global Summit please contact: Ms. Reina Calvo, Ms. Kz Gapuzan and Ms. Nicole Pangilinan Telephone nos.: (632) 552-4761, (632) 552-4762 and (632) 552-4764 E-mail addresses: rcalvo@cfo.gov.ph, kgapuzan@cfo.gov.ph and npangilinan@cfo.gov.ph Or visit: www.d2dglobalsummit.cfo.gov.ph

Thank you!