Past Events

May 18: “Remembering Bataan and Corregidor” Book Presentation

In commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the fall of Bataan in April and Corregidor in May, the US-Philippines Society in coordination with the Embassy of the Philippines would like to invite you to a Book Presentation and Panel Discussion on the challenges faced by Filipinos and Americans during World War …

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April 19, 2017: SAIS Philippines Roundtable with Featured Speaker Marites D. Vitug

Roundtable with Marites D. Vitug Journalist and Best Selling Author Editor at Large, Rappler Nieman Fellow, Harvard University The Duterte Administration After Nine Months: Governance and Security Wednesday, April 19, 2017 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm SAIS Rome Building, Room 806 School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) 1619 Massachusetts Avenue …

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April 6 Luncheon Forum: Muslim Mindanao and the Duterte Administration

The US-Philippines Society, Philippine Embassy, and SAIS Southeast Asia Studies, invite you to a luncheon forum with Governor Mujiv S. Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). The presentation will focus on the government’s initiatives on peace, security, and economic development in the region and the prospects for …

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Philippines 2016: Confronting the Drug Problem

Keynote – Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement William Brownfield Monday, December 12, 2016 8:45 am – 12:30 pm The new Philippine government’s domestic agenda addresses the challenges posed by illegal drugs, crime, and corruption. Please join us as experts offer perspectives, projections, and an overview of the …

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Past EventsStrategic and Political

November 16: SAIS Philippines Roundtable on the President Duterte Administration’s Foreign Policy

The Duterte Foreign Policy: Return of Equi-balancing The Duterte Administration has sought to expand partnerships during visits to China, Japan, Indonesia, Brunei, Thailand and Malaysia. President Duterte’s recent actions indicate the Philippines is strengthening its naval and coast guard capabilities with help from Japan and South Korea. With President-elect Donald Trump, the …

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Past EventsTrade & Investment

Philippines: East Asia’s Fastest Growing Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On 6 October, at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a group of financial experts discussed the outlook for the Philippine economy. The Keynote Speaker, Finance Secretary of the Philippines Carlos G. Dominguez III, delivered address entitled “Inclusive Growth under the Rule of Law.” Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, together …

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October 12: The First 100 Days of President Duterte: An Overview

SAIS Philippines Roundtable with Featured Speaker Ambassador John F. Maisto President Rodrigo R. Duterte was sworn in as the 16th President of the Philippines on June 30, 2016 after a peaceful and orderly election. An overwhelming 91 percent of Filipinos expressed trust in the new president (per Pulse Asia polling). …

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October 1: Couture, Culture … Change

A Benefit Gala and Fashion Show in New York The Philippine American Chamber of Commerce and the US-Philippines Society cordially invite you to “Couture, Culture … Change,” a fashion event that showcases world class Filipino talent and workmanship. It aims to create opportunities for trade, as well as promote change …

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September 24: Historic House Party at the William A. Jones Home

Dear US-Philippines Society Members and Friends: We would like to bring your attention to this event organized by the Richmond County Museum to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Jones  Act, the first official document declaring Philippine independence. According to the Richmond County Museum, host of this annual event, it …

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September 13: Mid-Year Briefing on the Philippine Economy

Mid-Year Briefing on the Philippine Economy  by Minister Patrick A. Chuasoto, the Chargé d’Affairés, Philippine Embassy Tuesday, September 13, 2016 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Georgetown University Fisher Colloquium 37th and O Streets, NW Washington DC 20057   In the last four years, the Philippine economy has been steadily growing an average rate …

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