FSI GAD TWG Members and DFA GAD Focal Point Officers Roll Out Pilot Gender Sensitivity Training

After extensive preparation on delivering customized Gender Sensitivity Training (GST) for the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) Gender and Development (GAD) Technical Working Group members, together with DFA GAD Focal Point Officers, rolled out the pilot Gender Sensitivity Training for DFA Personnel at St. Giles Hotel, Makati City, on 5- continue reading : FSI GAD TWG Members and DFA GAD Focal Point Officers Roll Out Pilot Gender Sensitivity Training

Participants with the Trainers and Facilitators of the Gender Sensitivity Training Program

FSI GAD Focal Point Officers Join DFA Gender Sensitivity Training of Trainers Program

  The Foreign Service Institute’s Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Point Officers took part in the Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA) Training of Trainers on the Customized Gender Sensitivity Training Program. The training was held last 6 February 2015 at the Philippine Women’s University. The sessions were conducted by highly technical consultants that were well-versed continue reading : FSI GAD Focal Point Officers Join DFA Gender Sensitivity Training of Trainers Program

DFA-OPAS, FSI conduct Migration, HIV and AIDS seminar-workshop for new FSOs

Having Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not deadly as it used to be; it is as manageable as diabetes. That was one of the many facts the Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI) Batch XXI (Salinlahi) of the Foreign Service Officers’ (FSOs) Cadetship Course learned from attending a seminar-workshop on Strengthening Capacities of FSOs on Migration and continue reading : DFA-OPAS, FSI conduct Migration, HIV and AIDS seminar-workshop for new FSOs

FSI Gender and Development (GAD) TWG dialogues with UP Women, Gender and Politics class

The Foreign Service Institute’s Gender and Development Technical Working Group engaged in a substantive dialogue with graduate students of Women, Gender and Politics (Polsc 264) from the University of the Philippines- Diliman on 4 December 2014. The informal three-hour exchange entitled “Strategic Conversations on Gender and International Relations (IR)” covered various issues, concerns and real-life continue reading : FSI Gender and Development (GAD) TWG dialogues with UP Women, Gender and Politics class

FSI takes further steps in Gender-Responsive Governance through new policy

The Foreign Service Institute Board adopted Resolution No. 03-14 to further deepen FSI’s commitment to gender equality. The Resolution entitled “Mainstreaming GAD and Creating the GAD Focal Point System in the Foreign Service Institute” requires FSI to mainstream gender into its programs and activities. The resolution further creates the necessary system to accelerate GAD mainstreaming continue reading : FSI takes further steps in Gender-Responsive Governance through new policy

Dr. Ma. Lourdes Veneracion-Rallonza discusses the international norm on women, peace and security as part of the global agenda

Women’s Rights Expert Talks on Gender and Conflict

Dr. Ma. Lourdes Veneracion-Rallonza of the Ateneo de Manila University’s Political Science Department gave a lecture on “Women, Peace and Security: Rethinking Global, Regional, and National Discourses and Practices” as part of the Mabini Dialogue Series hosted by the Foreign Service Institute on 25 September 2014. Prof. Rallonza discussed how gender, a social construction, can continue reading : Women’s Rights Expert Talks on Gender and Conflict

Ms. Franzina Yulo facilitating Personality Enhancement for Batch B.

CPRSD contributes to Bureau of Immigration’s Human Resource Development

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) completed the implementation of the, “Course on Gender Sensitivity, Personality Enhancement and Handling Clients Effectively” last 3 September 2014 at the Bureau of Immigration Main Offfice, Magallanes Drive Intramuros, Manila. FSI took part in the 5-week classroom training of around 200 newly hired and employed immigration officers for the Basic continue reading : CPRSD contributes to Bureau of Immigration’s Human Resource Development