Philippine Foreign Relations under the Duterte Administration: Issues, Actors, Approaches

The UP Asian Center will host a forum-exhibit, “Philippine Foreign Relations under the Duterte Administration: Issues, Actors, Approaches,” on 11 December 2019, 1 pm–4 PM at the UP Asian Center, QC. The event is free and open to the public. Seating a first-come, first served basis. Walk ins are welcome, but participants are encouraged to sign up.


The forum-exhibit will feature seven poster presentations on 11 December, 1 pm, which will be available for viewing until 13 December 2019. The aim of the forum-exhibit is to evaluate different facets of Philippine foreign relations under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.

Click on each title to view the abstracts.

Poster Presentations

Norms vs Strategic Interests: How Drugs and Human Rights Issues Affect Philippines-Australia Security Ties
Maria Alynna Carlos

Linking Aid with Norms: Philippines-EU Development Cooperation under the Duterte Administration
Jillian Loise Melchor

The Role of Civil Society and Domestic Politics in Philippine Foreign Policy: The China-Funded Kaliwa Dam Project
Reicele Alvarez

Job Haunt: Chinese Migration in the Philippines and its Implications on Local Employment
Marianne Joy Castillo

The Role of Interest Groups in the Decision-Making Processes of the Philippine Government in the Case of POGOs
Anna Patricia Ruiz

Golden Age of Infrastructure: Hedging Considerations for the Philippines between China’s BRI and the United States’ BUILD Act
Johann Jose Manas

Climate Change in Foreign Policy: The Philippines in the Paris Agreement
Justine Manaloto

Special Lecture

The Chinese Wave in the Philippines
Aaron Jed Rabena, PhD

Posted: December 5, 2019 17:42