Kristine Lim curates an Art Exhibit for the Department of Foreign Affairs, and the Foreign Service Institute for the National Arts Month

Missionary Visual Artist, Kristine Lim, curates a group show for the Department of Foreign Affairs, and the Foreign Service Institute, with the cooperation of Arts Lounge Manila, for their National Arts Month Celebration. HINDI MABIGKAS NA MGA SANAYSAY; A Group Art Exhibit featuring Christian + Collective Visual Artists Members, will showcase the works of CHRISTIAN continue reading : Kristine Lim curates an Art Exhibit for the Department of Foreign Affairs, and the Foreign Service Institute for the National Arts Month

Forum on Culture Highlights Cultural Diplomacy as Potent Foreign Policy Tool

In an increasingly interdependent world where mass communication technology ensures that individuals have access to each other more than ever, cultural diplomacy is fast proving itself to be a useful tool for states in expanding their reach and influence to foreign communities through non-violent means. Cultures not only reflect distinctive qualities and identities that set continue reading : Forum on Culture Highlights Cultural Diplomacy as Potent Foreign Policy Tool

FSI Holds Mabini Dialogue on Australia-Philippines Relations and its Implications for the Region

To assess the existing dynamics of the Australia-Philippines bilateral relationship and help create a common understanding on the role of this partnership within the context of ASEAN and the Indo Pacific, the Center for International Relations and Strategic Studies of the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) held a Mabini Dialogue titled “Australia-Philippines Relations and its Future continue reading : FSI Holds Mabini Dialogue on Australia-Philippines Relations and its Implications for the Region

The Philippines and the US Reaffirm Commitment to a Stronger and More Relevant Alliance

Friends, partners, and allies. More than being a catchphrase, these three words have become the guiding principle that governs the relationship between the Philippines and the United States (US), as emphasized by the eminent speakers at the Mangrove Forum on International Relations held at the Charles Parsons Ballroom on 26 October 2022, organized by the continue reading : The Philippines and the US Reaffirm Commitment to a Stronger and More Relevant Alliance

FSI Conducts Second Batch of Online Basic Foreign Service Staff Officers’ Course

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) conducted the second and last batch of the Basic Foreign Service Staff Officers’ Course (BFSSOC) for 2022 from 03 to 21 October. BFSSOC is specifically designed for the Foreign Service Staff Officers (FSSOs) of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to equip them with the essential tools and skills needed continue reading : FSI Conducts Second Batch of Online Basic Foreign Service Staff Officers’ Course

18th Heneral Luna Colloquium Delves into the Geopolitics of Missile Proliferation

Three distinguished strategic experts discussed the main drivers, trends and issues on missile proliferation in the Indo-Pacific region, as well as the possible courses of actions to manage risk of miscalculation and unintended escalation of crises at the 18th Heneral Antonio Luna Colloquium titled “Missile Proliferation in the Indo-Pacific: Trends and Issues,” held on 3 continue reading : 18th Heneral Luna Colloquium Delves into the Geopolitics of Missile Proliferation

People-to-People Engagement and Increased Economic Investments: Key to Strengthening Cambodia-Philippines Relations

In celebration of the 65th anniversary of Cambodia-Philippines bilateral relations, the Foreign Service Institute and the National Institute of Diplomacy and International Relations of Cambodia, with the assistance of the Philippine Embassy in Phnom Penh, organized the Mabini Dialogue on the “Current State and Future Prospects for Cambodia-Philippines Relations,” on 19 October 2022 via Zoom. continue reading : People-to-People Engagement and Increased Economic Investments: Key to Strengthening Cambodia-Philippines Relations

Panama and The United Nations

Continuously improving the quality of life and going beyond maritime cooperation – these were two of the main themes discussed during the Foreign Service Institute’s (FSI’s) Mabini Dialogue on “Panama and the United Nations” held on 28 July 2022. FSI, in partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of Panama in the Philippines, organized the continue reading : Panama and The United Nations