28 February 2020
The Foreign Service Act of 1991 further reinforced the Institute in providing that through its academic, training, research, information, publication, systems development and other programmes, the Institute shall serve as the center for the development and professionalization of the career corps of the foreign service of the Department and other government agencies which have officers and employee. [...] To serve as the center for the development and professionalization of the career foreign service corps; b. [...] To serve as the institutional consultant of the DFA on foreign policy matters, as well as in the DFA’s development through various training programs, and assist in the planning and review processes of the DFA. [...] 1060, the Board of the Foreign Service Institute is the governing body of the Institute. [...] It is composed of: Chairperson Secretary of Foreign Affairs Members Chairperson of the Civil Service Commission President of the University of the Philippines President of the Development Academy of the Philippines Director-General of the Foreign Service Institute The Institute is headed by a full-time Director-General who is seconded from the Senior Chiefs-of-Mission in the career foreign ser.