FSI Conducts Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar for Spouses of Foreign Service Personnel

Spouses of diplomats have also a big responsibility to promote Philippine culture abroad and create a positive and appealing image of one’s home country to attract foreign investments and tourists.  The presence of spouses of Filipino diplomats helps establish an image of the Filipino way of life to other cultures.  It is in this diplomatic continue reading : FSI Conducts Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar for Spouses of Foreign Service Personnel

15 DFA personnel complete the English Language Program 2021

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) successfully completed its English Language Program (ELP) on 16 September 2021, with 15 personnel from the Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA’s) Home Office and Consular Offices participating in the program.  The ELP had three (3) parts: (1) English Language Review Course (ELRC), (2) Course on Writing Memoranda and Letters (CWML), continue reading : 15 DFA personnel complete the English Language Program 2021

FSI conducts Assistance-to-Nationals Course for 2021

Twenty-eight (28) personnel of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) assigned and/or identified to assume the duties and responsibilities of an Assistance-to-Nationals (ATN) officer in the Home Office and at Foreign Service Post completed the Course on Assistance-to-Nationals. The Course was participated in by personnel from the Home Office (Internal Audit Service, Office of Policy Planning and Coordination, Office of the Undersecretary for Civilian and Consular Affairs, continue reading : FSI conducts Assistance-to-Nationals Course for 2021

Academics and Diplomats Highlight Shared Culture, History, and Values as Bedrocks of an ASEAN Identity

In celebration of the 54th ASEAN Anniversary, the Foreign Service Institute organized a virtual Mabini Dialogue entitled “Sketching Precolonial Southeast Asia: Toward Fostering ASEAN Community Rooted in Regional Identity” on 25 August 2021.  The distinguished panel was composed of diplomats and members of the academe.  Ambassador Noel Servigon, Philippine Permanent Representative to ASEAN, discussed the importance of the continue reading : Academics and Diplomats Highlight Shared Culture, History, and Values as Bedrocks of an ASEAN Identity

WEBINAR: US-Philippines Mutual Defense Treaty at 70

The Foreign Service Institute invites everyone to Session #4 of the United States-Philippines Indo-Pacific Conversation Series entitled “US-Philippines Mutual Defense Treaty at 70: The Past, Present and Future of the Alliance.”  The webinar will be held on 23 September, 9:30 AM (Philippine Time) via Zoom. This webinar series is organized by the Pacific Forum, with the support of FSI continue reading : WEBINAR: US-Philippines Mutual Defense Treaty at 70

Human Connection Highlighted in Forum Celebrating 75 Years of Philippines-US Relations

The strong relationship between the Philippines and the United States (US) has been fueled by the unbreakable friendship and deep people-to-people connection between Filipinos and Americans. This was the overarching theme of the online Mabini Dialogue held on 28 July 2021 to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and the United continue reading : Human Connection Highlighted in Forum Celebrating 75 Years of Philippines-US Relations

Mabini Dialogue Series: Sketching Precolonial Southeast Asia

Do you know about the ASEAN Identity? Have you ever been curious about Southeast Asian pre-colonial ties? Join us in our Mabini Dialogue entitled “Sketching Precolonial Southeast Asia: Toward Fostering ASEAN Community Rooted in Regional Identity” on Wednesday, 25 August 2021, from 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. (Manila Time) via video conferencing. The webinar will discuss continue reading : Mabini Dialogue Series: Sketching Precolonial Southeast Asia