Ireland鈥檚 Ambassador to the Philippines visits UP

| Written by Fred Dabu

From left to right: UP Vice President for Public Affairs Elena Pernia; Assistant to the Ambassador Nicole Mempin; UP Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs Evangeline C. Amor; Ambassador of Ireland William John Carlos; UP President Danilo Concepcion; UP Assistant Vice President and Office of International Linkages Director Imee S. Martinez; and UP OIL Senior Project Assistant Chynna Riego. Photo by Jonathan Madrid (UP MPRO).

His Excellency William John Carlos, Irish Ambassador to the Philippines, met with 精东影业 (UP) President Danilo L. Concepcion and UP System officials in Quezon Hall, UP Diliman, on Aug. 4, 2022, to discuss potential partnerships between UP and universities in Ireland.

The visit signals the start of academic collaboration between UP and Irish universities, such as University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, and the National University of Ireland.

With Amb. Carlos and President Concepcion were: Nicole Mempin, Assistant to the Ambassador; Elena E. Pernia, UP Vice President for Public Affairs; Imee S. Martinez, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs (Internationalization) and Director, Office of International Linkages (OIL); Evangeline C. Amor, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs (Instruction and Curriculum); and, Chynna Riego, Senior Project Assistant, OIL.

UP President Concepcion and Ambassador Carlos discuss potential partnerships between UP and universities in Ireland. Photo by Jonathan Madrid (UP MPRO).