Staff to be Appointed to Foreign Missions and their Spouses

Diplomacy Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is aware of the fact that the representation mission is a teamwork fulfilled with families; in this respect, it organizes training programs for both diplomats and their spouses. This program aims to prepare the officials and spouses for their new work and life abroad. The lectures given, range from general issues in Turkish Foreign Policy to protocol matters. Organized two times a year, the first preferably being prior to assignment, these programs address three groups of attendees; i) officials posted abroad for the first-time, ii) officials at later stages of their postings and iii) spouses of the chiefs of mission.

Program Content

Foreign Policy and Diplomacy

  • Regional and Global Frame of Turkish Foreign Policy
  • Public Diplomacy
  • Conferences and Seminars on Turkish Foreign Policy

General Culture

  • Turkish Music, Architecture and Art
  • Modern Turkish Literature
  • Traditional Arts

Protocol/Representation

  • Training on Protocol Rules and Practices
  • Turkish Gastronomy