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

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

Mabini Dialogue Spotlights Japan’s Best Practices in DRRM

A Mabini Dialogue titled “Japan vs. Nature: Understanding Japan’s Best Practices in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management” was held on 07 September 2018 at the Ambassador Benedicto Room, Carlos P. Romulo Library, Department of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Takanori shared the Japanese experience in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM), highlighting the implementation of both structural and continue reading : Mabini Dialogue Spotlights Japan’s Best Practices in DRRM

FSI Conducts Multistakeholder Roundtable Discussion on the Philippine Rise

The Foreign Service Institute, in partnership with Oceana Philippines, held a roundtable discussion titled “After the Philippine Rise Proclamation: What’s Next?” on 19 June 2018 at the CMOAS Conference Hall, DFA Building, Pasay City.  The speakers were from the academe, government agencies, and non-government organizations. Mr. Daniel M. Ocampo, Campaign Manager at Oceana Philippines, served continue reading : FSI Conducts Multistakeholder Roundtable Discussion on the Philippine Rise

North Korean Defectors Discuss Issues in the Korean Peninsula at Forum Co-Hosted by FSI

A week after the historic summit between the leaders of the United States and North Korea in Singapore, the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) and the University of the Philippines-Korea Research Center (UP KRC) co-organized a public forum titled “North Korean Nuclear Problems and Unification of Korea” on 20 June 2018 at the UP-CIDS Conference Room, continue reading : North Korean Defectors Discuss Issues in the Korean Peninsula at Forum Co-Hosted by FSI

CIRSS Researcher Speaks at ASCC Conference 2018

Foreign Affairs Research Specialist Jovito Jose P. Katigbak of the Center for International Relations and Strategic Studies (CIRSS) of the Foreign Service Institute participated in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Study Centers’ Consortium (ASCC) Conference 2018 held on 14-15 May 2018 at the International Convention Centre in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The two-day event continue reading : CIRSS Researcher Speaks at ASCC Conference 2018

CIRSS Researchers Participate in the 32nd Asia Pacific Roundtable

Foreign Affairs Research Specialists Jemimah Joanne C. Villaruel and Jeremie P. Credo from the Center of International Relations and Strategic Studies (CIRSS) of the Foreign Service Institute participated in the 32nd Asia-Pacific Roundtable with the theme “Disruption: People. Technology. Power. Security.” held on 07-09 May 2018 at Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The international conference was continue reading : CIRSS Researchers Participate in the 32nd Asia Pacific Roundtable