The 2nd Familiarization Programme for Resident Diplomats is being held at the Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service (SSIFS), Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) from 22-26 February 2021. This is the second edition of this programme, the first one having been conducted in January 2021. Thirty-four (34) diplomats from resident missions (Embassies/High Commissions) including from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas are participating in the programme.
The programme was inaugurated on 22 February 2021 by Amb. J.S. Mukul, Dean (SSIFS). Senior officers from MEA will be addressing diplomats on a wide variety of foreign policy issues during the week-long programme which is aimed at giving an introduction and perspective on India and its foreign policy including contemporary dimensions, challenges, strategic issues, relations with neighboring countries and major powers, international organizations, economic initiatives, development partnership, health diplomacy etc.
23rd February 2021