Training Program for Diplomats from MIKTA Countries

February 14-22, 2016 Ankara, Istanbul

Within the framework of enhancing cooperation among Diplomatic Academies of MIKTA Countries; a training program organized for 10 diplomats from MIKTA Countries between 14 and 22 February 2016 by Diplomacy Academy of the Ministry of Foreing Affairs of Turkey.

During the first part of the program which took place in Ankara, guest diplomats had a chance to attend seminars and conferences on; “Regional and Global Framework of Turkish Foreign Policy”, “Turkey’s Economy and Foreing Economic Relations”, “Multilateral Economic Organizations and Regional Economic Cooperation (G-20, OECD, BSEC, D-8, ECO)”, “Emerging Economies&MIKTA”, “Bilateral Relations with MIKTA Countries”, “Conflict Resolution”, “Turkish Contribution to UN”, “Humanitarian Diplomacy and World Humanitarian Summit 2016”, “Turkey-EU Relations”, “Energy Diplomacy”, “Multilateral Negotiations” and “Media and Foreign Policy” given both by officials from the Ministry as well as academics from leading universities of Turkey.

Second part of the program, comprised historical, cultural and touristic visits in İstanbul. Within this framework, the guest diplomats visited Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum, Topkapı Palace Museum, Grand Bazaar, Dolmabahçe Palace Museum and Galata Tower. Guest diplomats had also chance to have Bosphorus tour and visit Taksim-İstiklal Street.


Mexico Luis Angel Castañeda Flores

Mexico Gerardo Serrano Gasca

Indonesia Arya Daru Pangayunan

Indonesia Muhammad Iqbal Maulana

South Korea Hyesoo Seo

South Korea Jiyoung Bhang

Turkey Elvan Ünal

Turkey Harun Nurullah Tanzi

Australia Melanie Calvert

Australia Mary Sertich