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

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

FSI Holds Briefing for the Midwest Youth Leaders in Diaspora (YouLEAD) Immersion Program Participants

The Foreign Service Institute, in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs-Office of American Affairs (DFA), organized a briefing for the Midwest Youth Leaders in Diaspora (YouLEAD) Immersion Program Participants on 4 January 2019 at the Carlos P. Romulo Library, DFA, Pasay. This briefing was held to give the YouLEAD participants an overview of the continue reading : FSI Holds Briefing for the Midwest Youth Leaders in Diaspora (YouLEAD) Immersion Program Participants

17 DFA Personnel Complete FSI’s Property Officers’ Course

  Seventeen (17) personnel of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) participated in the Property Officers’ Course of the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) on 12–23 November 2018. This course was implemented to update and improve the knowledge and skills of DFA’s Property Officers in order for them to be acquainted with the general rules and continue reading : 17 DFA Personnel Complete FSI’s Property Officers’ Course

FSI Conducts Collecting Officers’ Course

Twenty-seven (27) personnel from the Office of Financial Management Services (OFMS), Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) participated in the Collecting Officers’ Course of the Foreign Service Institute (FSI), on 3-17 September 2018. The Course is conducted for personnel of the OFMS involved in collections and deposits in the Home Offices and Consular Offices. The two-week continue reading : FSI Conducts Collecting Officers’ Course

Centre for Political and Diplomatic Studies (CPDS), DFA and FSI Conducts Training on Negotiation, International Policy and Tradecraft Skills for DFA’s Foreign Service Personnel

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), in coordination with UK’s Centre for Political and Diplomatic Studies (CPDS), and Foreign Service Institute (FSI), conducted the training programs on Negotiation Skills (12-13 November 2018) and the International Policy and Tradecraft skills (16, 19-20 November 2018) for the Department’s Foreign Service Personnel. Thirty-eight (38) Officers and Staff from continue reading : Centre for Political and Diplomatic Studies (CPDS), DFA and FSI Conducts Training on Negotiation, International Policy and Tradecraft Skills for DFA’s Foreign Service Personnel

FSI conducts French Cultural Appreciation Program

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) conducted the French Cultural Appreciation Program for the French II Language Course offered at DFA-OCA ASEANA on 09 November 2018. A Cheese and Wine Class was conducted at the Spiral Restaurant, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, headed by their resident wine connoisseur Mr. Tanguy Gras. The participants were given a brief continue reading : FSI conducts French Cultural Appreciation Program

FSI Conducts Orientation for New DFA Personnel

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) conducted an orientation for new employees of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) at the Institute’s Carlos P. Romulo School of Diplomacy on 19 October 2018. Forty-seven participants from the Consular Offices (COs) in Antipolo, San Pablo, Ozamiz/Clarin, and Tagum City attended the one-day orientation, which was designed to introduce them the continue reading : FSI Conducts Orientation for New DFA Personnel