FSI @ 43: Celebrating Empowerment and Leadership

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) marked its 43rd founding anniversary with the theme “FSI @ 43: Celebrating Empowerment and Leadership” last 05 December 2019 at The Heritage Hotel, Pasay City. The celebration included various activities anchored on the theme: (a) Seminar-Workshop on Gender and Leadership,which featured feminist leaders: Dr. Aurora Javate-De Dios, Senior Project Director continue reading : FSI @ 43: Celebrating Empowerment and Leadership

Mabini Dialogue Examines South Korea’s New Southern Policy

Recent developments in ASEAN-Korea relations have been driven by their shared interest of maintaining regional peace, stability, and cooperation. With South Korea’s people-centered diplomacy under the New Southern Policy (NSP), the Philippines and ASEAN have emerged as South Korea’s crucial partners in advancing regional norms and mutual prosperity.  This was the theme of the Mabini continue reading : Mabini Dialogue Examines South Korea’s New Southern Policy

ADVANCING PARTNERSHIPS THROUGH THE 6th NACT COUNTRY COORDINATORS MEETING AND ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Researchers from the Center for International Relations and Strategic Studies (CIRSS) of the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) attended the 6th Network of ASEAN-China Think Tanks (NACT) Country Coordinators Meeting and the NACT Annual Conference which were held on 13-14 June 2019 at the Sukosol Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. The conference featured four sessions around the continue reading : ADVANCING PARTNERSHIPS THROUGH THE 6th NACT COUNTRY COORDINATORS MEETING AND ANNUAL CONFERENCE

CIRSS Researcher Joins Panel at the 5th Ocean Dialogue in Hanoi

Edcel John A. Ibarra, Foreign Affairs Research Specialist at the Center for International Relations and Strategic Studies (CIRSS) of the Foreign Service Institute, shared his views on the role of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in managing the South China Sea disputes at the 5th Ocean Dialogue held in Hanoi, Vietnam on 18 continue reading : CIRSS Researcher Joins Panel at the 5th Ocean Dialogue in Hanoi

Mabini Dialogue Explores EU’s Role as a Security Actor in Asia

The “center of gravity” is shifting to Asia, which makes the peace, stability, and security in the region crucial to EU, stressed Pedro Serrano De Haro Soriano, Deputy Secretary-General for Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) and Crisis Response at the European External Action Service of the European Union (EU) during the Foreign Service Institute’s continue reading : Mabini Dialogue Explores EU’s Role as a Security Actor in Asia