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”

UN Peace Awardee Amina Rasul Highlights Bangsamoro Women Peacebuilders

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) held “Women Peacemakers: The Wonder Women in Bangsamoro Mindanao” on 20 October 2020, the Institute’s first virtual Mabini Dialogue. Ms. Amina Rasul-Bernardo, President of the Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy (PCID), was the guest speaker.   Ms. Rasul gave a brief presentation on the vital role of women in continue reading : UN Peace Awardee Amina Rasul Highlights Bangsamoro Women Peacebuilders

Global Influential Filipino Talents: The Changing Narrative of the Filipino Worker in the UAE

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) and the Office of the Undersecretary for Administration–DFA co-organized a Mabini Dialogue held on 27 November 2019 entitled EON Insight: Focus on the Filipino in the UAE.   The event featured EON Group’s co-founder and CEO, Mr. Junie del Mundo and Chief Innovation Officer Mr. Carlos Mori Rodriguez. EON is continue reading : Global Influential Filipino Talents: The Changing Narrative of the Filipino Worker in the UAE

Mabini Dialogue Features Expert Witness on the Marine Environment in the South China Sea Arbitration Case

Marine biologist Dr. Kent Carpenter, expert witness in the South China Sea Arbitration Case, showed evidences of the irreparable harm inflicted on the marine environment in the South China Sea during the Foreign Service Institute’s Mabini Dialogue. The forum, co-organized by the Embassy of the United States of America in Manila, was held on 21 continue reading : Mabini Dialogue Features Expert Witness on the Marine Environment in the South China Sea Arbitration Case

Hungary and the Philippines Compare Notes on China at the Mabini Dialogue

States in Central and Eastern Europe and the Southeast Asian region have converging and diverging interests and perceptions on the continuing rise of China as a global power. They also share common challenges and potential fields of cooperation in their relations with China.   This sums up the discussion during the Mabini Dialogue entitled “Through the continue reading : Hungary and the Philippines Compare Notes on China at the Mabini Dialogue

Mabini Dialogue Discusses the Importance of Community in Fighting Terrorism

Communities are at the center of the fight against terrorism. While communities are directly affected by violent extremism, they could also be seen as a dynamic complement to anti-terrorism operations. This was one of the key discussion points in the Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI) Mabini Dialogue, “Exploring Community Involvement in Fighting Against Terrorism.” The forum, continue reading : Mabini Dialogue Discusses the Importance of Community in Fighting Terrorism

Mabini Dialogue Series dissects China’s Strategy in the Middle East

Manila, 17 October 2019 –  “The Middle East region is critical to the success of China’s Belt and Road Initiative.” This has been the central thesis of the speaker’s presentation during the Mabini Dialogue on “Fueling the Dragon’s Flame: China’s Belt and Road Initiative in the Middle East” held on 17 October 2019 at the continue reading : Mabini Dialogue Series dissects China’s Strategy in the Middle East

The Philippines and Turkey Launch Celebrations in Manila for the 70th Anniversary of Bilateral Relations with a Mabini Dialogue on Turkish Foreign Policy

Manila, 18 September 2019 – “The Philippines and Turkey are on track towards an even closer friendship, bolstered by the various levels of engagement between our Governments and our peoples.” This was how the speakers described the current state of Philippines-Turkey relations during the Mabini Dialogue on “The Philippines and Turkey: 70 Years and Beyond,” continue reading : The Philippines and Turkey Launch Celebrations in Manila for the 70th Anniversary of Bilateral Relations with a Mabini Dialogue on Turkish Foreign Policy