THE PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL IN NEW YORK KICKS OFF THE 18-DAY CAMPAIGN TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN NEW YORK – The Philippine Consulate General in New York joins the observance in the Philippines of the 18 – Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women from 25 November 2022 to 10 December 2022 spearheaded by the Philippine Commission on Women. Every employee working in the Philippine Center is working tirelessly to help create safe public and private spaces. Notably the Consulate is firmly against abuse in all forms – whether it be verbal, physical, or emotional – and it will work with all like-minded institutions to help end gender-based violence once and for all.
CONSULATE SATURDAY, 16 DECEMBER 2023
Left to right: Consul Ricarte B. Abejuela III, Consul General Senen T. Mangalile, and Deputy Consul General Adrian Elmer S. Cruz. (Photo by Nikka Arenal) Philippine Cuisine Showcased in the SOFC International Food Festival in New York NEW YORK – The Philippine Consulate General in New York actively took part in the 2023 International Food Festival organized by the Society of Foreign Consuls (SOFC) in New York at the Turkish House. The Consulate showcased an array of delectable Filipino dishes including pusit (squid) sisig by Mama Fina’s, ukoy (shrimp fritter) by Tito Rads, and ube bao by Kalye, accompanied by refreshing Philippine mango and calamansi (Philippine lime) juices. Fifteen other Consulates also offered dozens of culinary treats and beverages. Adding to the cultural celebration, C.E.B.U. Inc. presented an outstanding Sinulog performance. SOFC represents the Consular Corps in New York and is considered as the largest diplomatic community organization in the world. Consul General Mangalile is an elected member of the SOFC Executive Committee representing countries in Southeast Asia. The International Food Festival was participated in by the diplomatic and consular corps in New York and attended by over 200 guests. END PHILIPPINE CUISINE SHOWCASED IN THE SOFC INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL…
PHOTO EXHIBIT ON ARCHIPELAGIC STATES TAKES CENTER STAGE IN NEW YORK NEW YORK – The Philippine Consulate General in New York opened the exhibit entitled, “Archipelagic States: Identity, Consciousness and Law” at the Philippine Center in New York to highlight the Philippines’ unique identity as an archipelago and its contribution to the development of the archipelagic states regime in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The opening ceremony was attended by members of the diplomatic and consular corps in New York as well as Master of Laws candidates from Cornell University, Harvard University, and Fordham University. Philippine Consul General Senen Mangalile, in his welcome remarks, stated that “As an archipelago of over 7,000 islands, the Philippines championed the archipelagic principle, an important concept that unites land, water, and people into a single legal entity, in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea or UNCLOS.” He added that the eventual recognition and incorporation of the principle in the UNCLOS is a milestone in advancing the Philippine’s vital interest as an archipelagic state, and asserting its identity and territory as indelibly imprinted in its Constitution. Ambassador Antonio M. Lagdameo, Permanent Representative of the Republic of…
2023 HOMECOMING THE KONSULADO RETURNS TO PHIL CENTER
ADVISORY ON MR. NIEL JAHN EDWARD C. PADLAN
RESCHEDULED CONSULAR OUTREACH IN SACO, MAINE
POSTPONED: CONSULAR OUTREACH MISSION IN SACO, MAINE