Turkey to host young diplomats around the world

Turkey's Foreign Ministry Diplomacy Academy will host young diplomats from 79 countries in May as part of “International Junior Diplomats Training Program”

Turkey's Foreign Ministry Diplomacy Academy will host young diplomats from 79 countries in May as part of “International Junior Diplomats Training Program”

ANKARA - Turkey's foreign ministry will host young diplomats from across the world in May in its 'Diplomacy Academy,' the ministry said on Friday.

Young diplomats from 79 countries will receive training between May 5-30 on how to cope with the current global challenges the international scene is faced with as part of the academy's "International Junior Diplomats Training Program."

The program, which is set to be held in the provinces of Istanbul, Denizli, Izmir and Canakkale, will be opened in Ankara on Monday by Turkey's Deputy Foreign Minister Naci Koru.

Founded on the deep-rooted legacy of Ottoman diplomacy, the Diplomacy Academy offers training programs in a wide array of disciplines including diplomacy, international relations and economics.

Junior diplomats from the Balkans, East Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Latin America, Southeast Asia and Africa meet every year for a month in Turkey within the context of the program.

2014 will mark the twentieth edition of the program.

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