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OFWs in Libya seek understanding — Ople Center


5 August 2014 The Blas F. Ople Policy Center today said the decision to leave Libya is not an easy one for many overseas Filipino workers to make due to the circumstances in their place of work. “Some of them have this strong sense of obligation to keep working because Libya’s basic services and critical industries are reliant on their ... Read More »

A Call to Our OFWs in Libya


To all our OFWs in Libya, which is under Crisis Alert Level 4, please avail of the repatriation program offered by the Philippine Government. Kindly get in touch with your Philippine Embassy in Tripoli and register for repatriation. The Philippine Government will shoulder the repatriation costs. To register for repatriation, Filipinos can contact the Embassy in Tripoli through the telephone numbers ... Read More »

Ople Center condemns tragic events involving OFWs


  July 22, 2014   Below is the official statement by Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute headed by Ms. Susan “Toots” Ople in reaction to the latest spate of tragic incidents involving Filipino workers abroad: “The OFW sector condemns the beheading of a Filipino construction worker in Libya and the missile attack that downed a commercial plane ... Read More »