The renewal of the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) signing ceremony between National University and the Global Peace Foundation was held last January 25, 2018 at the Boardroom of National University to reaffirm the strong partnership between both institutions. This partnership allows Global Peace Foundation to continue providing multiple opportunities in developing ethical and socially aware students for National University.
Dr. Teodoro Jhocson-Ocampo, President of National University, was present during the signing ceremony. He said, “I personally support this endeavor and I hope this partnership will continue to grow because I believe that every student deserves the right to holistic learning.”
Present in the ceremony from National University were Dr. Renato Carlos Ermita, Executive Vice President, Dr. Rachel Edita O. Roxas, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Mr. Ricardo SJ Ocampo, Dean of Students Affairs, Dr. Ria Liza Canlas, Assistant Director for Research and Ms. Cathy Lagadia, Director for Community Extension Program. Global Peace Foundation were represented by Mr. Jinsoo Kim, Regional President for Asia Pacific, Mr. Aldrin L. Nituma, Executive Director, Ms. Fahly S. Poblete, Program Development Officer and Mr. Leonard T. Faustino, Director for Youth Development.
The MOA signing also served as a platform for each institution to their insights about collaboration and commitment in developing a generation of highly capable and responsible young Filipinos through cooperation, research, community immersion and youth development programs.
This proves that Global Peace Foundation Philippines is certain about its directions and commitment as its strives in empowering the Filipino communities towards sustainability and peace.
National University (NU) is a non–sectarian coeducational institution in Manila, Philippines and considered as the first private nonsectarian and coeducational institution in the Philippines and also, the first university to use English as its medium of instruction, replacing Spanish language.