ASOG hosts official visit of UAE delegation to Ateneo de Manila University
21 Mar 2023
On 16 March 2023, the Ateneo School of Government, in partnership with the National Defense College of the Philippines, welcomed a delegation from the United Arabs Emirates National Defence College and United Arabs Emirates Embassy. The engagement was part of the delegation’s pursuit to deepen their understanding of the archipelago’s regional security landscape and geopolitical context and develop insights about the Philippines’ position on various security concerns from an academic perspective.
The event featured remarks from Dr Philip Arnold P Tuaño, Dean of the Ateneo School of Government, and Brigadier General Staff Pilot Khalifa Butti Alshmashi, Head of the Delegation.
Dr Leslie A Lopez, Director of the Development Studies Program of Ateneo de Manila University and RADM Rommel Jude G Ong (Ret), MDM, Professor of Praxis and Research Fellow at the Ateneo School of Government, also presented a lecture on understanding the developments surrounding the Armed Forces of the Philippines through a historical-institutionalist lens, and regional security issues, respectively.
Facilitating the bequeathal of the memento of St Ignatius de Loyola to the delegation, Fr Roberto C Yap, President of Ateneo de Manila University, attended a courtesy visit with the Head of the Delegation.
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