Call for Nominations for the 2011 Migration Advocacy and Media Awards

Nominations to the Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards are now formally open. Conceived in 2011 by the Inter-Agency Committee (IAC) for the Celebration of the Month of Overseas Filipinos and International Migrants Day in the Philippines (December and December 18, respectively every year) chaired by the Philippine Migrants Rights Watch (PMRW) and co-chaired by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO).

MAM Awards aim to recognize the significant role of the media in the promotion and advocacy of migration and development.

Eligible for the Awards are works by government and private media outlets, institutions and practitioners in the fields of print, radio, movie and television, advertising and internet based in the Philippines and abroad.

Entries must have raised public awareness on issues on Filipino migration, advocated the cause of Filipinos overseas, or/and promoted a positive image of Filipinos overseas, and migration and development.

Entries must be submitted on or before September 30, 2011 to MAM Awards’ Secretariat, Commission on Filipinos Overseas, Citigold Center, 1345 Pres. Quirino Avenue cor. Osmeila Highway (South Superhighway) Manila, Philippines 1007.

For more information on the Awards, please call the MAM Secretariat at (632)561-8291 (telefax), (632)552-4766 or email at To download the primer and nomination form, pls. click HERE.