FSI Trains 31 Future and Current Administrative Officers of the DFA

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) conducted the Administrative Officers’ Course (AOC) from 14 to 25 June 2021. The AOC, specifically tailored for future and current Administrative Officers (AOs) of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), intends to address the need to retool and re-emphasize administrative knowledge and skills within the Department’s administrative workforce. Thirty-one (31) continue reading : FSI Trains 31 Future and Current Administrative Officers of the DFA

Mabini Dialogue Series: Painting the Road to Recovery

The Foreign Service Institute invites everyone to the Mabini Dialogue webinar entitled “Painting the Road to Recovery: Tapping into the Philippines’ Creative Economy for Post-Pandemic Recovery.” The webinar will be held on 07 July 2021, Wednesday, from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. (Manila Time) via Zoom. Kindly register through this link: https://tinyurl.com/MDSCreativeEconomy Please refer to the continue reading : Mabini Dialogue Series: Painting the Road to Recovery

Webinar: Advancing a Rules-Based Maritime Order in the South China Sea

The Foreign Service Institute invites everyone to Session #3 of the United States-Philippines Indo-Pacific Conversation Series entitled “Advancing a Rules-Based Maritime Order in the South China Sea.”  The webinar will be held on 23 June, 10:00 AM (Philippine Time) via Zoom. This webinar series is organized by the Pacific Forum, with the support of FSI and the US Embassy continue reading : Webinar: Advancing a Rules-Based Maritime Order in the South China Sea

Expert Asserts Shared Values and Interests Guide Canada’s Indo-Pacific Visioning

Canada has a strategic interest in developing an Indo-Pacific policy that aims to enhance Canadian engagement with states in the Indo-Pacific region from a holistic perspective, and one that emphasizes shared values, norms, and interests.  Strengthening Philippines-Canada ties would be an essential part of a Canadian Indo-Pacific strategy that is anchored on building up various continue reading : Expert Asserts Shared Values and Interests Guide Canada’s Indo-Pacific Visioning

FSI Conducts its First Online Finance Officers’ Course

The Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI’s) Carlos P. Romulo School of Diplomacy (CPRSD) conducted its first online Finance Officers’ Course (FOC) from 10 to 21 May 2021.Twenty-two personnel from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) – Office of Financial Management Services (OFMS) participated in the Course. The Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI’s) Carlos P. Romulo School of continue reading : FSI Conducts its First Online Finance Officers’ Course

Virtual Book Launch: Helping Hands

The Foreign Service Institute invites everyone interested in soft power diplomacy to join us in the virtual launch of its latest publication, HELPING HANDS. This coffee table book also serves as a documentation of the Philippines’ best practices in technical cooperation, particularly in socio-economic and socio-cultural development efforts. Register now!

The Philippines and Russia commemorate 45th year of diplomatic relations

2021 marks the 45th Anniversary of the establishment of Philippines-Russia Diplomatic Relations. To commemorate this milestone, the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) of the Philippines and the MGIMO University of Russia held an online conference last 25 May where achievements and prospects in the two countries’ diplomatic relations were discussed. Acting Undersecretary for Bilateral Relations and continue reading : The Philippines and Russia commemorate 45th year of diplomatic relations

Online Conference: 45th Anniversary of Philippines-Russia Diplomatic Relations

The MGIMO-University of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia and the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) of the Philippines will host an online conference on 25 May, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. (Manila) / 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Moscow) commemorating the 45th Anniversary of Philippines-Russia Diplomatic Relations. The conference’s agenda cover various issues from political continue reading : Online Conference: 45th Anniversary of Philippines-Russia Diplomatic Relations