"Both sides expressed confidence that with avenues for open and substantive dialogue, such as the ADST, the Philippines and China will be able to further cooperate and manage differences towards contributing to a peaceful, stable, and prosperous region," he said.
Since 2005, four ADSTs have been held, alternately hosted by the Philippines and China.
The Department of State housed ADST at FSI and the Bureau of Human Resources provided an FSO slot for its executive director.
ADST seeks to capture, preserve and share with the public U.S.
ADST collects the oral histories in a way that's as stress-free for the interviewee as possible.
The resulting Foreign Affairs Oral History Collection of ADST
can be found by running a Web search on the phrase "frontline diplomacy."
Second, in February, ADST began placing the transcripts of its diplomatic oral history collection, "Frontline Diplomacy," on the American Memory Web site of the Library of Congress (www.
Currently, ADST is conducting eyewitness interviews on the North-South Sudan peace process (in collaboration with the U.S.