WE MAKE CHANGE WORK FOR WOMEN
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The Philippine Embassy in Ottawa joins the nationwide celebration of the 2017 National Women’s Month from 01 to 31 March 2017 as mandated by existing and relevant laws of the Philippines.
Republic Act 6949 declares 08 March of every year as National Women’s Day. Proclamation No. 224, series of 1988, declares the first week of March each year as Women’s Week and 08 March as Women’s Rights and International Peace Day. Proclamation No. 227, series of 1988, provides for the observance of the Month of March as Women’s Role in History Month.
13th Women with Disabilities Day Celebration
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The Embassy of the Philippines in Ottawa joins the nation in the observance of the 13th Women with Disabilities Day Celebration on 28 March 2017 pursuant to Proclamation No. 744, series of 2004.
Under this Proclamation, the Philippine government reiterates its policy, as enshrined in the Philippine Constitution, to recognize, among other things, the role of women in nation-building, and to ensure the fundamental equality before the law of women and men.
2016 Revised Rules of Procedure for Small Claims Cases
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
The Embassy of the Philippines in Ottawa is pleased to inform the Filipino Community in Canada of the 2016 Revised Rules of Procedure for Small Claims Cases (A.M. No. 08-8-7-SC), which increased from Php100,000 to Php200,000, exclusive of interest and costs, the amount or value of the claim falling within the jurisdiction of small claims courts.
2017 FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICER (FSO) QUALIFYING TEST
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The Embassy of the Philippines in Ottawa announces that the Board of Foreign Service Examination (BFSE), pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign Service Act (Republic Act 7157) of 1991 and the Revised Administrative Code of 1987, will hold the 2017 FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICER (FSO) EXAMINATION to recruit candidates for appointment to the position of Foreign Service Officer, Class IV.
For this purpose, the BFSE will conduct the Qualifying Test for the 2017 FSO Examination on 21 May 2017.
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