FSI Completes its First 100% Online Basic Russian Language Course

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) completed its first 100% online Basic Russian Language Course (BRLC) from 04 August to 17 November 2020. Twenty-two (22) personnel from the Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA’s) Home Office, Consular Offices, and other Government Agencies participated in the course. The course was intended for DFA personnel and DFA’s partner agencies continue reading : FSI Completes its First 100% Online Basic Russian Language Course

FSI Assists 35 Personnel from DFA and Partner Agencies Through PDOS Batch 04

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) completed Batch 04 of this year’s Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS). The Course, conducted from 09 to 20 November 2020, aims to prepare personnel of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and other government agencies who are due for assignment in Philippine diplomatic and consular posts abroad. Thirty-five (35) personnel participated continue reading : FSI Assists 35 Personnel from DFA and Partner Agencies Through PDOS Batch 04

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”

FSI holds PDOS for Spouses Batch 03

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) conducted a two-day online Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) for Spouses of Foreign Service Personnel for eight (8) participants whose respective spouses are personnel of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), and Department of the Interior and Local Government – Philippine National Police (DILG-PNP) continue reading : FSI holds PDOS for Spouses Batch 03

FSI completes the online course on Science Diplomacy

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) conducted its Basic Course on Science Diplomacy from 29 to 30 October 2020. The Course was designed to introduce the interrelatedness of science and diplomacy, their unique roles in advancing Philippine national priorities, and achieving global scientific development efforts. Thirty-eight (38) DFA personnel attended the Course, which was conducted through continue reading : FSI completes the online course on Science Diplomacy

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