FSI Completes Online Course on Passport Services – Advanced Level

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI), through the Carlos P. Romulo School of Diplomacy (CPRSD), successfully completed the Online Course on Passport Services-Advanced Level (OCPS-AL), a fully asynchronous online course. Thirty-six (36) personnel from the Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA’s) Home Office, Consular Offices, and Foreign Service Posts participated in the Course. CPRSD’s Functional and Transition continue reading : FSI Completes Online Course on Passport Services – Advanced Level

FSI offers first full Course on Public Diplomacy and Global Reputation Management

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) trained 24 personnel of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Public Diplomacy and Global Reputation Management from 9 November to 4 December 2020. The Course covered Public Diplomacy, Philippine National Identity, Symbolic Action, Nation Branding for Diplomats, Risk Assessment, Crisis Communication, and Using Social Media to Communicate a Nation continue reading : FSI offers first full Course on Public Diplomacy and Global Reputation Management

FTPS Ends 2020 with PDOS Batch 5

The Functional and Transition Programs Section (FTPS) under the Carlos P. Romulo School of Diplomacy (CPRSD), Foreign Service Institute (FSI), concluded its fifth Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) for 2020 from 7 to 18 December 2020. Forty (40) participants attended the Course: 27 from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and 13 from DFA’s partner agencies, continue reading : FTPS Ends 2020 with PDOS Batch 5

FSI Completes its First 100% Online Basic Russian Language Course

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) completed its first 100% online Basic Russian Language Course (BRLC) from 04 August to 17 November 2020. Twenty-two (22) personnel from the Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA’s) Home Office, Consular Offices, and other Government Agencies participated in the course. The course was intended for DFA personnel and DFA’s partner agencies continue reading : FSI Completes its First 100% Online Basic Russian Language Course

FSI Assists 35 Personnel from DFA and Partner Agencies Through PDOS Batch 04

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) completed Batch 04 of this year’s Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS). The Course, conducted from 09 to 20 November 2020, aims to prepare personnel of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and other government agencies who are due for assignment in Philippine diplomatic and consular posts abroad. Thirty-five (35) personnel participated continue reading : FSI Assists 35 Personnel from DFA and Partner Agencies Through PDOS Batch 04

Health Cooperation Expert: “Diplomats are Pandemic Fighters”

The role of diplomats in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic was explored in the Foreign Service Institute’s virtual Mabini Dialogue entitled “Heal the World: Wielding Global Health Diplomacy in the Time of Covid-19,” held on 06 November 2020. The main speaker, Dr. Joel Buenaventura, Chief Health Program Officer of the Bureau of International Health Cooperation, Department continue reading : Health Cooperation Expert: “Diplomats are Pandemic Fighters”