Chargé d’ Affaires, a.i. of the Australian Embassy visits FSI for potential training programs

The Australian Embassy in the Philippines, led by its Deputy Head of Mission and Chargé d’ Affaires, a.i. Mr. Richard Sisson, met with the Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI) Officer-in-Charge (Director-General) Ms. Celeste Vinzon-Balatbat on 18 February 2020 at the Carlos P. Romulo Library. The visit enabled the Institute and the Australian Embassy in the Philippines continue reading : Chargé d’ Affaires, a.i. of the Australian Embassy visits FSI for potential training programs

Carlos P. Romulo Library, Philippine Beneficiary of India’s Ministry of External Affairs Bharat-Ek-Parichay – Sharing Knowledge with the World Programme

The Embassy of India, through H.E. Ambassador Jaideep Mazumdar, donated books to the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) as part of India’s Bharat-Ek-Parichay – Sharing Knowledge with the World Programme, a unique initiative launched in 2018 to establish ‘Bharat Ek Parichay’ corners in eminent educational institutions globally. These corners are single point reference for information and continue reading : Carlos P. Romulo Library, Philippine Beneficiary of India’s Ministry of External Affairs Bharat-Ek-Parichay – Sharing Knowledge with the World Programme

FSI’s courtesy call on Secretary Locsin. The Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI) Quality Management System (QMS) Core Team, led by FSI Officer-in-Charge (Director-General) Celeste Vinzon-Balatbat, presented the Institute’s ISO 9001:2015 (QMS) Compliance Certificate to DFA Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin on 17 February 2020. Secretary Locsin congratulated the FSI Team for obtaining ISO certification after only nine continue reading :

A Seminar-Workshop Series to Empower FSI Personnel to Fulfill the Institute’s Vision, Mission, and Strategic Goals

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) started the year by organizing a Seminar-Workshop Series on Critical Thinking, Futures Thinking, Annual Business Planning, and Ways Forward for its personnel. This series of seminars and workshops was organized to empower FSI personnel to formulate more innovative training programs and research work responsive to the Department’s evolving needs. It continue reading : A Seminar-Workshop Series to Empower FSI Personnel to Fulfill the Institute’s Vision, Mission, and Strategic Goals

FSI’s Carlos P. Romulo Library hosts ASLP General Assembly and Induction Ceremony

The Carlos P. Romulo Library of the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) hosted the Association of Special Libraries of the Philippines, Inc’s (ASLP) 66th General Assembly and Induction of 2020 Executive Board Members last 16 January 2020. Chief of Mission II and FSI Officer-in-Charge (Director-General) Celeste Vinzon-Balatbat welcomed the officers and members of ASLP. In her continue reading : FSI’s Carlos P. Romulo Library hosts ASLP General Assembly and Induction Ceremony

Barangay Storytelling: Carlos P. Romulo Library Reaches Out to the Community

The Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI) Carlos P. Romulo (CPR) Library capped its celebration of the 2019 Library and Information Services Month with a storytelling session for children, held on 30 November 2019. The Library partnered with Barangay 111 zone 12 of Pasay City in selecting 50 children, aged 10-12, from its community to participate in continue reading : Barangay Storytelling: Carlos P. Romulo Library Reaches Out to the Community

FSI releases “Women in Diplomacy” book on the 10th year of PH Magna Carta of Women

The Philippines’s women diplomats, from across generations and geographic assignments, gathered together to share their experiences in foreign service during the launch of the pioneering book, “Women in Diplomacy: The Remarkable Ambassadors in the Philippine Foreign Service,” on 11 October 2019 at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). The book is a joint publication of continue reading : FSI releases “Women in Diplomacy” book on the 10th year of PH Magna Carta of Women

FSI and Wellington PE Spearhead Project with Filipino Game Developers to Promote Filipino-made Tabletop Games

  The Carlos P. Romulo Library of the Foreign Service Institute, in partnership with the Embassy of the Philippines in Wellington, New Zealand, organized the event “Filipinos as Tabletop Game Creators: Introduction and Demonstration” on 04 March 2018 at the Department of Foreign Affairs.   The event is part of the Library’s “Gamer’s Corner” project, continue reading : FSI and Wellington PE Spearhead Project with Filipino Game Developers to Promote Filipino-made Tabletop Games