Hon. Albert F. Del Rosario
SECRETARY of FOREIGN AFFAIRS
H. E. BELEN F. ANOTA
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Press and Photo Release
PUBLIC NOTICE – LOST PASSPORTS OF CHARLES LOUIS G. LARA AND BENITO G. LAURENIO
The Philippine Embassy is in possession of the following Philippine passports:
Messrs. Lara and Laurenio are requested to contact the Philippine Embassy at (02) 6273 2535 ext. 231 for instructions on how to claim their lost passports.
8TH WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY
The Embassy wishes to inform everyone of the enclosed letter dated 13 March 2015 from Ms. Carmen R. Zubiaga, Acting Executive Director of the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) regarding the observance of the “8th World Autism Awareness” on 02 April 2015, adopting the theme “Employment: The Autism Advantage”. Read more:
MOBILE MISSIONS IN PERTH AND MELBOURNE SERVICE OVER 2000; EMBASSY TO CONDUCT MISSION IN DARWIN AND ADELAIDE IN MAY
30 March 2015 – For the first quarter of 2015, the Philippine Embassy successfully conducted its first mobile missions in Perth on 15 – 17 January and Melbourne on 19 – 22 March 2015, servicing a total of 2,009 individuals. Read more:
PROMOTION OF PHILIPPINES AT THE 2015 NATIONAL MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL IN CANBERRA
17 March 2015- The Philippine Embassy participated at the three-day 2015 National Multicultural Festival in Canberra on 13-15 February 2015 to promote the Philippines. Embassies and High Commissions including the Philippines were allotted a one-day display stall on Saturday, 14 February 2015. Read more:
PHILIPPINE EMBASSY LADIES STAND IN SOLIDARITY FOR GENDER EQUALITY
In a gesture of solidarity with the world’s women, the Philippine Embassy’s lady officers and employees attended the International Women’s Day (IWD) Lunch organized by UN Women Australia at the National Convention Centre on 5 March 2015. Read more:
EMBASSY STRENGTHENS COOPERATION WITH ACRATH TO COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING
In efforts to better understand and respond to human trafficking cases, the Philippine Embassy invited Sr. Angela Reed, RSM, and Mrs. Marietta Latonio as guest speakers on the topic “Understanding Trafficking as Exploiting Vulnerability: Giving Voice to Filipino Trafficked Women.” Read more:
ePASSPORTS LODGED AT PERTH MOBILE MISSION READY FOR RELEASE
The link below contains the list of applicants who lodged their applications during the Mobile Passport Mission in Perth on 15-17 January 2015 and whose passports are now available for release
(Please note that this is only a partial list as the Embassy has yet to receive the other passports applied for during the mission. The list will be updated once the other passports are received from Manila).
To claim their ePassports by mail/post, applicants are advised to send the following to the Embassy through registered post/express post platinum:
1. Original old/current Passport
2. Photocopy of Official Receipt
The old passport will be cancelled by the Embassy and will be mailed back to the applicant, together with the new passport.
Once applicants receive their passport, they are advised to inform and update the Department of Immigration and Border Protection of their new passport details so these can be linked with their visa.
VIGAN CITY DECLARED ONE OF THE NEW 7 WONDER CITIES OF THE WORLD
The Embassy received a letter from the City Mayor of Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Hon. Eva Marie S. Medina, that in December 2014, Vigan was declared as one of the New 7 Wonder Cities of the World.
Commission on Filipinos Overseas