January 30-31, 2019 | International Cooperation
Meeting of the Diplomatic academies representatives of GUAM member states
On 30th and 31st of January took place a high-ranking meeting of the Diplomatic academies representatives of GUAM member states. The purpose of the event was to exchange the information and to share the experience regarding the key activity areas of the specialized institutions in the field of training and enhancing of the professional competences of future diplomats.
The panel session was attended by the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Andriy Zayats and interim Chief of the Department of Economic Cooperation Volodymyr Khomanets. The high-level officials gave a detailed description of functions and tasks of the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine and its mechanisms of interaction with the departments and personnel of MFA. The particular attention was paid to Ukraine’s primary objectives during its presidency in the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development — GUAM.
In the course of the meeting were hold the bilateral negotiations between the Director of the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine Sergiy Korsunsky and the Executive Vice-Rector of the University “Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy” Fariz Ismailzade, which resulted in the signing of Memorandum of Understanding. The similar agreement was also concluded between the Diplomatic Institute under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova and the Azerbaijani partners.
In closing was adopted the Minutes of Session on the prospects of the diplomatic institutions networking, laying the foundations for development of this international cooperation format.