FSI conducts PDOS for officers, staff set to leave for Philippine Foreign Service Posts

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) successfully conducted its latest Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) for officers and staff of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and other government agencies who are set for their first overseas diplomatic and consular assignments. Thirty-six officers and staff benefited from FSI’s PDOS, which was conducted on 15 – 30 April, continue reading : FSI conducts PDOS for officers, staff set to leave for Philippine Foreign Service Posts

FSI partners with Cambodia’s first diplomacy institution

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI), through Officer-in-Charge Celeste Vinzon-Balatbat, welcomed delegates from the National Institute of Diplomacy and International Relations (NIDIR), Cambodia’s first diplomacy institution. Cambodia’s Undersecretary of State and concurrent NIDIR President, Hon. Chhiv Yiseang, headed the delegation, which was in Manila for a working visit on 25-26 March 2019. The working visit was continue reading : FSI partners with Cambodia’s first diplomacy institution

FSI features women diplomats on “Women Power in Diplomacy”

Women diplomats from the Philippine foreign service and selected Embassies in Manila shared their views on asserting gender equality in the diplomatic workplace as they joined the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) in its celebration of Women’s Month. FSI, in partnership with the US Embassy in Manila, gathered together these diplomats in its Mabini Dialogue Series continue reading : FSI features women diplomats on “Women Power in Diplomacy”

13 DFA personnel attend seminar on Archipelagic Consciousness

Thirteen (13) personnel from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) benefited from the Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI) seminar on Archipelagic Consciousness. Their work entails raising public awareness in protecting the country’s archipelagic domain. FSI’s Carlos P. Romulo School of Diplomacy (CPRSD) organized the seminar last March 21. Hon. Generoso D.G. Calonge, DFA Assistant Secretary for continue reading : 13 DFA personnel attend seminar on Archipelagic Consciousness

FSI Holds a Special Lecture on Countering the Financing of Terrorism in the Philippines

    A special lecture on “Equity, Security, and Stability: Challenges in Countering the Financing of Terrorism in the Philippines” was held last 12 March 2019 at the Benedicto Room, Carlos P. Romulo Library, Department of Foreign Affairs.   Ms. Amparo Pamela Fabe, a member of the Council for Asian Transnational Threats Research, focused her continue reading : FSI Holds a Special Lecture on Countering the Financing of Terrorism in the Philippines

FSTI Japan visits FSI Philippines

On 14 February 2019, Deputy Director-General of the Foreign Service Training Institute (FSTI) of Japan, Mr. Hiroto Hirakoba, met with the Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI) Officer-in-Charge, Ms. Celeste Vinzon-Balatbat to exchange notes of experience in using IT-based platforms in their training programs and research activities. The meeting served as an avenue for both Institutions to continue reading : FSTI Japan visits FSI Philippines