Forging a New Philippine Foreign Policy (FNPFP) features research papers, commentaries, analyses, and updates on different Philippine foreign-policy related news, covering the country's relations with various and regions of the world. A project by the Asian Center, it also publishes a monitor on upcoming, ongoing, or recently concluded researches, publications, and events such as lectures and conferences sponsored by various institutions. FNPFP is also part of a research program, Thematic Assessment of Philippine Foreign Relations, funded by the University of the Philippines Diliman.
The program aims to:
1) Promote open and constructive debates on how regional and global developments impact on the Filipino nation,
2) Provide inputs for policymakers,
3) Help build and expand constituencies for the study of Philippine foreign relations, and
4) Create an online databank for students and researchers of Philippine foreign policy.