21-28 May, 2017 Ankara, İstanbul

The Academy organized a one-week training program for a delegation of Afghan diplomats on 21-28 May 2017, in Ankara and Istanbul. As part of the program, various conferences were held and visits were made in Ankara, followed by the delegation visiting historic and cultural hotspots of Istanbul.

The first stage of the program included conferences delivered by Ministry officials, retired ambassadors and academicians on Bilateral Relations with Afghanistan, Turkey's Foreign and Defence Policy, Economic Diplomacy, Energy Diplomacy, International Relations and Diplomacy, Embassy Administration, Protocol and Multilateral Meeting Organization and Public Speaking and Mediation Techniques. 

The second stage of the program took place in Istanbul, where the delegation enjoyed first-hand experience of Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar, and Dolmabahçe Palace.