FSI boosts relations with representatives from diplomatic institutes and Embassies, proposes cooperation in teaching Arabic

FSI boosts relations with representatives from diplomatic institutes and Embassies, proposes cooperation in teaching Arabic In July and August, the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) exchanged information and best practices in diplomatic training with visitors from counterpart diplomatic institutions in Saudi Arabia and Malaysia and a youth delegation from the US. FSI also explored possible areas continue reading : FSI boosts relations with representatives from diplomatic institutes and Embassies, proposes cooperation in teaching Arabic

Mabini Dialogue Discusses the Foreign Terrorist Fighter Phenomenon

A “whole-of-society” approach is key to keeping at bay the emergence of Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTFs) among a country’s citizens. Such an approach seeks to build resilient communities and promote inclusion among all stakeholders, regardless of their makeup (e.g. migrant, indigenous, and religious). These were among the main points raised during the Foreign Service Institute’s continue reading : Mabini Dialogue Discusses the Foreign Terrorist Fighter Phenomenon

ADVANCING PARTNERSHIPS THROUGH THE 6th NACT COUNTRY COORDINATORS MEETING AND ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Researchers from the Center for International Relations and Strategic Studies (CIRSS) of the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) attended the 6th Network of ASEAN-China Think Tanks (NACT) Country Coordinators Meeting and the NACT Annual Conference which were held on 13-14 June 2019 at the Sukosol Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. The conference featured four sessions around the continue reading : ADVANCING PARTNERSHIPS THROUGH THE 6th NACT COUNTRY COORDINATORS MEETING AND ANNUAL CONFERENCE

CIRSS Researcher Joins Panel at the 5th Ocean Dialogue in Hanoi

Edcel John A. Ibarra, Foreign Affairs Research Specialist at the Center for International Relations and Strategic Studies (CIRSS) of the Foreign Service Institute, shared his views on the role of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in managing the South China Sea disputes at the 5th Ocean Dialogue held in Hanoi, Vietnam on 18 continue reading : CIRSS Researcher Joins Panel at the 5th Ocean Dialogue in Hanoi

29 New Foreign Service Officers Complete Cadetship Course with FSI

The Honorable Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Teodoro Locsin, Jr. graced, as guest of honor, the closing ceremony on 27 June 2019 of the Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI) intensive training program for the latest batch of the newly-commissioned Philippine Foreign Service Officers (FSOs). Twenty-nine (29) new FSOs completed the FSO Cadetship Course (FSOCC) Batch XXVI, which continue reading : 29 New Foreign Service Officers Complete Cadetship Course with FSI

FSI Trains DFA’s Records and Communication Officers

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) conducted the Basic Records and Communication Officers’ Course from 24 May to 03 June 2019 for personnel of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) assigned and/or projected to assume Records and Communication Officer duties and responsibilities in the Home Office and at Foreign Service Posts (FSPs). Thirty-one (31) personnel participated continue reading : FSI Trains DFA’s Records and Communication Officers