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01/04/2009: 1st 18 December Awards Now Open for Nominations

01 APRIL 2009 WASHINGTON D.C. – In celebration of the Month of Overseas Filipinos, the Inter-Agency Committee (IAC) of the Philippine Migrants Rights Watch and the Commission on Filipinos Overseas is now accepting nominations for the 1st 18 December Awards to honor individuals and associations in the Philippines and abroad for significantly contributing to the protection of rights and the welfare of Filipino migrants and their families. 

Nomination forms can be downloaded from the official websites of the Philippine Migrants Rights Watch at http://www.pmrw.org and Commission on Filipinos Overseas at http://www.cfo.gov.ph.  Duly accomplished forms and supporting documents must be submitted no later than 30 July 2009 to:

Philippine Migrants Rights Watch
c/o Scalabrini Migration Center
4, 13th Street, New Manila, Quezon City 1112 Philippines

Individuals may also send the documents through facsimile at (632) 721-4296 or e-mail at migrantswatch@pmrw.org. END.