May 31 Deadline: Call for Nominations: Commission on Filipino Overseas (CFO) Year 2016 Presidential Awards

 President Benigno S. Aquino with the 2014 winners of the Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas. Photo credit:  Presidentialawards.cfo.gov.ph

President Benigno S. Aquino with the 2014 winners of the Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas. Photo credit: Presidentialawards.cfo.gov.ph

The Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas is a biennial awards system which was institutionalized through Executive Order No. 498 as a permanent system of recognizing achievements and significant contributions of Filipino individuals and organizations overseas to Filipino communities here and abroad. The award is also conferred to foreign individuals and organizations that have assisted or continue to help the country, or advance the cause of Filipino communities overseas.  To date, 437 individuals and organizations from 49 countries and territories were conferred the award.

Nominations are now open for the Year 2016 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas. Nomination deadline is 31 May 2016.

Completed nomination and endorsement forms with supporting documents should be forwarded by the concerned Post to the:

Awards Secretariat
COMMISSION ON FILIPINOS OVERSEAS
Citigold Center, 1345 Pres. Quirino Avenue corner
Pres. Osmeña Highway (formerly South Superhighway), Manila, Philippines
Tel. Nos.: (632) 552-4700 locals 761-767
Telefax No.: (632) 561-8160
E-mail: presidentialawards@cfo.gov.ph
Website: www.cfo.gov.ph