FSI Annual Report 2015

 

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FSI Annual Report 2015

 

In the FSI Annual Report 2015, the Foreign Service Institute highlights its achievements and milestones in 2015.
As training and research arm of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines, FSI conducted a host of diplomatic training and international relations studies that assisted the Philippine foreign service corps in promoting Philippine interests in the global diplomatic arena.
The Carlos P. Romulo School of Diplomacy conducted 95 courses and produced a total of 2,479 graduates from various government agencies. Its programs were firmly anchored on the three cornerstones of Philippine foreign policy: national security, economic diplomacy, and assistance to nationals.
The School also shares in the success of the Philippine hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. It spearheaded the capacity-building of host local government units and trained over 800 conference management and liaison officers.
As for the Institute’s research thrusts, the Center for International Relations and Studies (CIRSS) continued to provide research support to the Department of Foreign Affairs on critical issues such as the West Philippine Sea dispute, Asia-Pacific regional security, global and regional trade issues, UN issues such as migration and peacekeeping, and other issues with foreign policy implications.
The Center was able to reach out to more clients through the Internet, utilizing the FSI website and the various social media available. Despite the lack of human and financial resources, CIRSS was able to meet the growing demands of its clients and partners and deepened partnerships with other government agencies and Track 2 partners.
The CIRSS Commentaries and FSI Insights were published regularly and provided the researchers an opportunity to share their views to the wider public. Occasionally, these articles were carried by other websites such as Rappler, Eurasia Review, and The Diplomat, further expanding CIRSS’ reach.

 

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Publications

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Vol. IV, No. 5, March 2017. Kazakhstan's Role in the Community of Nations by Lloyd Alexander M. Adducul

Vol. IV, No. 4, February 2017. Combatting Infectious Diseases: The Zika Virus by Jeremy Dexter B. Mirasol

Vol. IV, No. 3, February 2017 Addressing Cyberspace Vulnerability: The ASEAN and the Philippines by RJ Marco Lorenzo C. Parcon

Special Issue No. 1, February 2017 ASEAN at 50 and the Philippine Chairmanship in 2017 by M.C. Abad, Jr

Vol. IV, No. 2, January 2017 RCEP and the Future of Asian Free Trade Agreements: A Philippine Perspective by Jovito Jose P. Katigbak

Vol. IV, No. 1, January 2017 Japan in 2016: Shifts in Domestic Politics amid Shifts in Regional Landscape  by Valerie Anne Jill I. Valero

Vol. III, No. 16, December 2016  In Retrospect: Assessing Obama’s Asia Rebalancing Strategy  by Uriel N. Galace

Vol. III, No. 15, December 2016   Distracted ASEAN? Where To For ASEAN Centrality?  by Joycee A. Teodoro

Vol. III, No. 14, November 2016 From Managing Disasters to Managing Risks: Key Efforts in the Philippines  by RJ Marco Lorenzo C. Parcon

Vol. III, No. 13, October 2016 A Decade of North Korea's Nuclear Tests and the Failure of Sanctions Regime  by Louie Dane Merced

Vol. III, No. 12, September 2016 Public Diplomacy and Nation Branding: Is There  A Need To Establish A Philippine National Branding Council?  by Maria Anna Rowena Luz G. Layador and Darlene V. Estrada

Vol. III, No. 11, August 2016. Globalizing MSMEs via B2B E-Commerce: Considerations for the Philippines  by Jovito Jose P. Katigbak

Vol. III, No. 10, July 2016. Financing the Sustainable Development Goals through Private  Sector Partnership  by Virgemarie A. Salazar and Jovito Jose P. Katigbak

Vol. III, No. 9, July 2016. Deliberate, Not Desperate: The Philippines' National Security Strategy on the West Philippine Sea by Julio S. Amador III and Edcel John A. Ibarra

Vol. III, No. 8, June 2016. Implications of the Philippines-Australia Comprehensive Partnership by Julio S. Amador III

 

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Volume 3, No. 3 (October 2016). Toward A Disaster Resilient Region: Examining US-ASEAN Cooperation On Disaster Management Under the Obama Administration by Virgemarie A. Salazar

Volume 3, No. 2 (July 2016). Philippine Cultural Diplomacy: Unraveling its Full Potential by Andrea Chloe A. Wong

Volume 3, No. 1 (June 2016). China Could and Should Learn a Lesson or Two from Africa in the Area of Peaceful Dispute Settlement by Dr. Alfredo C. Robles, Jr.

Vol. II, Special Issue No. 2. Philippine Participation in UN Peace Operations by Raphael S.C. Hermoso and Louie A. Belleza

Vol. II, No. 3 (May 2015). Making Sense of the China Complex by Andrea Chloe A. Wong

Vol. II, No. 2, March 2015. Artificial Islands in the South China Sea and their Impact on Regional (In)security by Mary Fides A. Quintos

Vol. II, No. 1, February 2015. Implications of the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) for the UN Charter by Dashell Yancha-Po

Vol. I, No. 6, November 2014. The Caliphate in the Era of Nation-States by Virgemarie A. Salazar

Vol. I, No. 5, October 2014. The Rise of Strategic Partnerships in East Asia by Julio S. Amador III

Vol. I, No. 4, September 2014. The Potentials and Limits of Philippines - South Korea Maritime Cooperation by Louie Dane C. Merced

Book Review

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Understanding Iran: A History of Philippines-Iran Relations
Mariano A. Dumia

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