Mangrove Forum Reflects on the Future of the US-Philippines Alliance

  The Foreign Service Institute, in partnership with the Presidential Commission on Visiting Forces, organized the Mangrove Forum “The Philippines – United States Alliance at 67: Quo Vadis?” on 20 November 2018 at the Carlos P. Romulo Library, Department of Foreign Affairs.   This Mangrove Forum was held in commemoration of the 67th anniversary of continue reading : Mangrove Forum Reflects on the Future of the US-Philippines Alliance

Mangrove Forum Discusses the Role of People in ASEAN

The Foreign Service Institute held the Mangrove Forum on International Relations titled “Partnering for Change: The Role of People in ASEAN at 50 and Beyond” on May 31, 2017 at the Marriot Hotel Manila in Pasay City. The event was attended by government officials, members of the diplomatic corps, civil society organizations, and academicians. The continue reading : Mangrove Forum Discusses the Role of People in ASEAN

Mangrove Forum Looks Into Opportunities for India-PH Cooperation

The Foreign Service Institute, in collaboration with the Insperon Consulting Group, organized a Mangrove Forum on India and the Philippines: Enhancing Bilateral Ties, Cooperating towards Regional Security and Progress held on 20 October 2016 at the Bulwagang Apolinario Mabini, DFA.  The forum discussed India’s Act East Policy and opportunities for the Philippines and the ASEAN, continue reading : Mangrove Forum Looks Into Opportunities for India-PH Cooperation

Deputy Director-General Mr. Julio S. Amador III, Dr. Alice Ba, and Dr. Orlando Mercado

Mangrove Forum examines US-China Rivalry and its Impact on ASEAN Institutionalization

  The Foreign Service Institute, in partnership with the Philippine National Commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNACOM), organized the Mangrove Forum “The Impact of US-China Power Rivalry on ASEAN Institutionalization” on 25 May 2016 at the Carlos P. Romulo Library. The guest speaker was Dr. Alice Ba, Associate Professor at the continue reading : Mangrove Forum examines US-China Rivalry and its Impact on ASEAN Institutionalization

Dr. Surin Pitsuwan shares his thoughts on how ASEAN should move forward beyond 2015.

Former ASEAN Secretary General Shares Views on ASEAN’s Future

Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, former Secretary General of ASEAN, spoke at Mangrove Forum on International Relations hosted by the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) in cooperation with the Office of ASEAN Affairs of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) at the Bulwagang Apolinario Mabini, DFA Building, Pasay City, on 24 August 2015. In his lecture “ASEAN Beyond continue reading : Former ASEAN Secretary General Shares Views on ASEAN’s Future

(Left to Right) Prof. Rowena Layador, Usec. Natalio Ecarma III, Asec. Jesus Domingo, and Police Director Wilfredo Franco.

Mangrove Forum Celebrates International Day of the United Nations Peacekeepers

In celebration of the 2015 International Day of the United Nations Peacekeepers, the Foreign Service Institute (FSI), in partnership with the Office of United Nations and International Organizations (UNIO) of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), organized the Philippine Participation in UN Peacekeeping Operations, a special Mangrove Forum on International Relations, at the Bulwagang Apolinario continue reading : Mangrove Forum Celebrates International Day of the United Nations Peacekeepers