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

Spouses of Foreign Service Personnel attend PDOS for Spouses 2019

    The Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) for Spouses of Foreign Service Personnel was conducted on 04 February 2019 at the Carlos P. Romulo School of Diplomacy of the Foreign Service Institute to seven (7) participants, whose spouses (personnel of the Department of Foreign Affairs and attached agencies) are due for foreign assignments in Philippine continue reading : Spouses of Foreign Service Personnel attend PDOS for Spouses 2019

Dr. Michael King discusses a point during his presentation.

FSI Hosts Forum on Canada’s Approach to Combatting Terrorism

  The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) held its first Mabini Dialogue for 2019 entitled Nipping Terrorism in the Bud: Canada’s Approach to Countering Radicalization to Violence on 25 January 2019 at the Carlos P. Romulo Library.  The guest speaker was Dr. Michael King, Senior Research Advisor at the Canada Centre for Community Engagement and Prevention continue reading : FSI Hosts Forum on Canada’s Approach to Combatting Terrorism