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June 26: Celebrating the Remarkable Life of Washington Z. Sycip

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Philippine Chancery Annex 1617 Massachusetts Ave, NW Washington, D.C. 20036 In celebration of the remarkable life of Washington Z. SyCip (1921-2017), we cordially invite you to an evening of remembrance and reflection on June 26 at the Philippine Chancery Annex, …

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Appreciating Philippine Culture and the Arts in Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. – The US-Philippines Society in collaboration with the newly inaugurated Sentro Rizal Washington DC organized a presentation, Philippine Culture and the Arts: Reflections by Virgilio Almario, at the Philippine Embassy’s Carlos P. Romulo Hall, June 11. National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) Chair Virgilio Almario joined culture enthusiast Professor Erwin …

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Challenges to Recovery in Marawi City A Year after the Siege

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The US-Philippines Society and the Asia Foundation hosted a forum to assess the pace of recovery, the political and security environment, and status of displaced persons following the 5-month Marawi siege that began on May 23, 2017 at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington D.C. on June …

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June 11 | Philippine Culture and Arts in Washington DC: Reflections by Virgilio Almario

Monday, June 11, 2018 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Venue Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines Carlos P. Romulo Hall 1600 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, D. C. 20036 The US-Philippines Society, in cooperation with Sentro Rizal Washington DC, cordially invites you to a conversation with National Artist for Literature …

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Philippine Sisig Garnered Top Awards at DC’s Annual Culinary Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sisig, the Philippine dish prepared by Philippine Embassy’s Chef Abie Sincioco-Mateo was voted by food critics and Washingtonians, as the best among over 24 entries representing participating embassies at the 2018 Embassy Chef Challenge, held on Thursday, May 17, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade …

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Science, Technology and Innovation in Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience-Building in the Philippines

Washington, D.C. – At a lecture presentation, Dr. Renato Solidum, Undersecretary of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation, presented the national government’s contingency plan that harnesses collaborative, science-based and innovative initiatives to enhance Philippine resilience to disasters. Representatives from USAID, the …

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June 4: A Forum on Marawi Siege One-Year Later

Monday, June 4, 2018 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Venue The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036 Please join us in a forum to assess the pace of recovery, the political and security environment, and status of displaced persons following the 5-month Marawi siege …

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Mayon Volcano, Philippines. Photo credit: DOST-PHIVOLCS
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May 21: Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Resilience in the Philippines

Monday, May 21, 2018 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm   Venue: The Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines Chancery Annex Building, 2nd floor 1617 Massachusetts Ave, NW Washington, DC 20036 A Lecture Presentation Please click here to RSVP Please join us for a discussion with geologist Dr. Renato U. …

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Senator Loren Legarda Addresses Washington Policy Circle at CSIS Leadership Forum

Washington, D.C. – Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committees on Foreign Relations, Finance, and Climate Change, was the featured speaker in the CSIS-Pertamina Banyan Tree Leadership Format the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), in partnership with the US-Philippines Society, in Washington, D.C. on 20 April 2018. Addressing a …

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Secretary Diokno Outlines Philippines Socio-Economic Goals

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The US-Philippines Society and the Asia Foundation hosted a Southeast Asia Lunch Seminar, moderated by Professor William Wise, with Budget Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno, April 18 at the Carnegie Endowment for Peace in Washington, D.C. Secretary Diokno shared an upbeat perspective on prospects for real socio-economic progress under the Duterte Administration with …

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