Palestinian diplomats learn from Swedish experiences

The FBA has launched a two-year training programme for Palestinian officials, on practical aspects of diplomatic affairs. The programme started with a high-level seminar on 26–28 April in Ramallah, inaugurated by the FBA Director-General, Sven-Eric Söder, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Palestine, Riad al-Malki.

 The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs has written a blog post about the seminar.

Three retired Swedish ambassadors participate in the training programme to share their professional experiences and to serve as mentors for the Palestinian participants.

Listen to Dr. Amal Jadou, Head of the European Department at the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and one of the Swedish former ambassadors, Sven-Olof Petersson, share their thoughts on last week’s high-level seminar. Karin Limdal, who is currently writing a handbook for communication advisers for the FBA, facilitates the interview.

 

 

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