Don’t Let Waste Go to Waste: Scientists and Experts Stress the Importance of Transitioning to a Circular Economy at PASCN Symposium

Switching to a circular economy and adopting a regenerative and restorative industrial system are steps toward sustainable economic growth. This was the central theme of this year’s virtual Philippine APEC Study Center Network (PASCN) Symposium titled “Circular Economy in the Philippines and the APEC Region: Perspectives, Experiences, and Pathways,” held on 17 May 2022. The continue reading : Don’t Let Waste Go to Waste: Scientists and Experts Stress the Importance of Transitioning to a Circular Economy at PASCN Symposium

Experts Underline the Importance of Women Leadership and Advocacy Across All Levels of Society

The Mabini Dialogue titled “Commanding the Wind: Women as Central Figures in the Fight Against Climate Change” brought together experts to examine and share their thoughts on the critical role of women in countering climate change and working towards a sustainable future.  The event was jointly organized by the Foreign Service Institute and the US continue reading : Experts Underline the Importance of Women Leadership and Advocacy Across All Levels of Society

EXPERTS HIGHLIGHT COMMON POINTS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEVELOPING PHILIPPINES – PALESTINE RELATIONS

The Philippines and Palestine have many common points that both countries should take advantage of in order to enhance their already flourishing diplomatic relationship. This was the central theme of Ambassador Saleh Asad Saleh Fhied Mohammad’s discussion in the Foreign Service Institute’s Mabini Dialogue titled “Navigating Philippines-Palestine Relations: What’s Next?,” held on 24 February 2022. continue reading : EXPERTS HIGHLIGHT COMMON POINTS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEVELOPING PHILIPPINES – PALESTINE RELATIONS

Webinar: Navigating Philippines-Palestine Relations: What’s Next?

Join us in our Mabini Dialogue titled “Navigating Philippines-Palestine Relations: What’s Next?” on Thursday, 24 February, from 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. (Manila Time) via Zoom. The webinar will discuss the opportunities for cooperation following the establishment of the Embassy of Palestine in Manila in 2020. Please click this link to register: https://bit.ly/MDSPH-PalestineRelations

Experts revisit, explore ways to strengthen the ASEAN Charter

“…ASEAN is evolving—therefore, ASEAN also needs to be better prepared and more responsive to the transformative shifts and mounting uncertainties in the external environment…”, thus remarked Assistant Secretary Daniel Espiritu of the Office of ASEAN Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs as he welcomed the participants to the Mabini Dialogue organized by the Foreign Service Institute on 27 continue reading : Experts revisit, explore ways to strengthen the ASEAN Charter

Webinar: Next Generation Voices in U.S.-Philippines Security Relations

The Foreign Service Institute invites everyone to Session # 6 of the United States-Philippines Indo-Pacific Conversation Series, “Next Generation Voices in U.S.-Philippines Security Relations.” The webinar will be held on 16 February, 10:00 AM (Philippine Time) via Zoom. This webinar series is organized by the Pacific Forum, with the support of FSI and the US continue reading : Webinar: Next Generation Voices in U.S.-Philippines Security Relations

Former Judge in South China Sea Arbitration Case Discusses New Challenges to Philippine Maritime Security

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI), in collaboration with the Department of Foreign Affairs-Maritime and Ocean Affairs Office (DFA-MOAO), and the German Embassy in Manila, held a webinar entitled “New Challenges to the Security of the Philippines from the Sea” on 16 November 2021 via Zoom. Professor Dr. Rüdiger Wolfrum, a former judge at the International continue reading : Former Judge in South China Sea Arbitration Case Discusses New Challenges to Philippine Maritime Security

Academics and Diplomats Highlight Shared Culture, History, and Values as Bedrocks of an ASEAN Identity

In celebration of the 54th ASEAN Anniversary, the Foreign Service Institute organized a virtual Mabini Dialogue entitled “Sketching Precolonial Southeast Asia: Toward Fostering ASEAN Community Rooted in Regional Identity” on 25 August 2021.  The distinguished panel was composed of diplomats and members of the academe.  Ambassador Noel Servigon, Philippine Permanent Representative to ASEAN, discussed the importance of the continue reading : Academics and Diplomats Highlight Shared Culture, History, and Values as Bedrocks of an ASEAN Identity

WEBINAR: US-Philippines Mutual Defense Treaty at 70

The Foreign Service Institute invites everyone to Session #4 of the United States-Philippines Indo-Pacific Conversation Series entitled “US-Philippines Mutual Defense Treaty at 70: The Past, Present and Future of the Alliance.”  The webinar will be held on 23 September, 9:30 AM (Philippine Time) via Zoom. This webinar series is organized by the Pacific Forum, with the support of FSI continue reading : WEBINAR: US-Philippines Mutual Defense Treaty at 70