Deepening ties with Latin America, FSI forges partnership with the Club de Damas Latinas, Inc.

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) joins hands with Club de Damas Latinas, Inc. (CDL) to promote language and cultural appreciation among the Institute’s Spanish language students. FSI signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CDL on 10 January 2020 to formalize their partnership in enhancing the program and activities to learn and appreciate the Spanish and continue reading : Deepening ties with Latin America, FSI forges partnership with the Club de Damas Latinas, Inc.

DIPLOMATS AS A FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE FOR COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) conducted a “Training Course on Counterterrorism” from 09 to 13 December 2019 for Foreign Service Officers in the Home Office and Foreign Service Posts. This course was organized by the Institute through the training services offered by the Global Risk Mitigation Foundation (GRMF), a non-profit organization based in Honolulu and continue reading : DIPLOMATS AS A FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE FOR COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM

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