Expert Asserts Shared Values and Interests Guide Canada’s Indo-Pacific Visioning

Canada has a strategic interest in developing an Indo-Pacific policy that aims to enhance Canadian engagement with states in the Indo-Pacific region from a holistic perspective, and one that emphasizes shared values, norms, and interests.  Strengthening Philippines-Canada ties would be an essential part of a Canadian Indo-Pacific strategy that is anchored on building up various continue reading : Expert Asserts Shared Values and Interests Guide Canada’s Indo-Pacific Visioning

FSI Conducts its First Online Finance Officers’ Course

The Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI’s) Carlos P. Romulo School of Diplomacy (CPRSD) conducted its first online Finance Officers’ Course (FOC) from 10 to 21 May 2021.Twenty-two personnel from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) – Office of Financial Management Services (OFMS) participated in the Course. The Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI’s) Carlos P. Romulo School of continue reading : FSI Conducts its First Online Finance Officers’ Course

Virtual Book Launch: Helping Hands

The Foreign Service Institute invites everyone interested in soft power diplomacy to join us in the virtual launch of its latest publication, HELPING HANDS. This coffee table book also serves as a documentation of the Philippines’ best practices in technical cooperation, particularly in socio-economic and socio-cultural development efforts. Register now!

The Philippines and Russia commemorate 45th year of diplomatic relations

2021 marks the 45th Anniversary of the establishment of Philippines-Russia Diplomatic Relations. To commemorate this milestone, the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) of the Philippines and the MGIMO University of Russia held an online conference last 25 May where achievements and prospects in the two countries’ diplomatic relations were discussed. Acting Undersecretary for Bilateral Relations and continue reading : The Philippines and Russia commemorate 45th year of diplomatic relations

Online Conference: 45th Anniversary of Philippines-Russia Diplomatic Relations

The MGIMO-University of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia and the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) of the Philippines will host an online conference on 25 May, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. (Manila) / 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Moscow) commemorating the 45th Anniversary of Philippines-Russia Diplomatic Relations. The conference’s agenda cover various issues from political continue reading : Online Conference: 45th Anniversary of Philippines-Russia Diplomatic Relations

Mabini Dialogue Highlights Women’s Fearless Role in Leadership

In celebration of National Women’s Month, female leaders and champions of gender equality gathered at the virtual Mabini Dialogue, “Women in Leadership: Fearless, Focused, and Forward-looking,” on March 30, to discuss women’s empowerment and political participation. The event was a joint undertaking of the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) and the US Embassy in the Philippines. continue reading : Mabini Dialogue Highlights Women’s Fearless Role in Leadership

Mabini Dialogue: Canada and the Indo-Pacific

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) is pleased to invite you and your staff to the Mabini Dialogue on “Canada and the Indo-Pacific” to be held on Thursday, 13 May 2021, 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. (Manila Time) via Google Meet. This event is being organized in partnership with the Philippine Embassy in Ottawa. This Mabini Dialogue will discuss the Indo-Pacific initiative vis-a vis the interests of Canada continue reading : Mabini Dialogue: Canada and the Indo-Pacific

33 DFA Personnel Complete FSI’s Property Officers’ Course

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) conducted the online Property Officers’ Course (POC) from 15-19 March 2021; 33 personnel of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) participated in and completed the Course.  The POC is designed for DFA personnel assigned and/or identified to assume the duties and responsibilities of a Property Officer in the Home Office continue reading : 33 DFA Personnel Complete FSI’s Property Officers’ Course