The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr. Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, chaired this Sunday the opening ceremony of a training seminar focused on Djiboutian diplomacy vis-à-vis international and regional institutions.
Organized by the Institute of Diplomatic Studies in partnership with the European Union, this training seminar aims to strengthen the economic and political analysis capacities of Djiboutian diplomats.
The launch ceremony was attended by the representative of the EU Ambassador to Djibouti, Mr. Fabrice Basile, the Director General of the Institute of Diplomatic Studies, Mr. Mohamed Abdoulkader Moussa, as well as senior executives from the various ministerial departments.
Led by an international expert in finance for development, Dr Roberto Ridolfi, this seminar will allow participants to rediscover the world order from the point of view of the United Nations, but also the role and functions of the various international and regional organizations (including the most are represented in our country). All this in connection with current events, such as the post-pandemic period, the Ukrainian crisis, climate change, etc.
Participants will thus have the opportunity to appreciate the major challenges of Djiboutian diplomacy.
In a speech made on this occasion, the representative of the EU Ambassador in Djibouti, Mr. Fabrice Basile, indicated that “this project is part of our collaboration, based on the needs and requests of our partner.
“We have thus created together a project comprising five seminars and two conferences to strengthen capacities but also cooperation between the European Union and Djibouti. I am very proud that this project is initiated with today’s seminar”, indicated Mr. Basile.
For his part, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr. Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, underlined the importance of these training courses for those who wish to give an international dimension to their profile.
“This is a rich educational investment focused on the development of human capital,” said the head of Djibouti diplomacy.
Finally, it should be noted that this seminar will provide theoretical elements on the functioning of multilateral institutions, particularly in the context of international relations by 2030, as well as practical tools on the analysis of scenarios and the presentation of files in public.
This article is originally published on adi.dj