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

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

DIPLOMATS AS A FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE FOR COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) conducted a “Training Course on Counterterrorism” from 09 to 13 December 2019 for Foreign Service Officers in the Home Office and Foreign Service Posts. This course was organized by the Institute through the training services offered by the Global Risk Mitigation Foundation (GRMF), a non-profit organization based in Honolulu and continue reading : DIPLOMATS AS A FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE FOR COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM

FSTI Japan visits FSI Philippines

On 14 February 2019, Deputy Director-General of the Foreign Service Training Institute (FSTI) of Japan, Mr. Hiroto Hirakoba, met with the Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI) Officer-in-Charge, Ms. Celeste Vinzon-Balatbat to exchange notes of experience in using IT-based platforms in their training programs and research activities. The meeting served as an avenue for both Institutions to continue reading : FSTI Japan visits FSI Philippines

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

FSI Hosts the 1st Quarterly Cluster Meeting of the HR Managers/Officers for 2018

              The Foreign Service Institute hosted the 1st Quarterly Cluster Meeting of the HR Managers/Officers for 2018 on 13 March 2018 in the Commission on Maritime and Ocean Affairs Secretariat Room, 2nd Floor DFA Building, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City. Representatives from thirteen (13) government agencies under the Civil Service Commission – National Capital Region continue reading : FSI Hosts the 1st Quarterly Cluster Meeting of the HR Managers/Officers for 2018