39th International Forum on Diplomatic Training (IFDT)

03.10.2011

From September 25 - 28, the 39th International Forum on Diplomatic Training (IFDT, Annual Meeting of Deans and Directors of Diplomatic Academies and Institutes of International Relations) took place at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, USA. About 90 Deans and Directors of Diplomatic Academies and Institutes of International Relations from more than 50 countries discussed, among other topics, the challenges facing diplomacy in a time of transition.

 

The IFDT, which was established in 1972, is chaired by the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. The IFDT meets annually to share information about recent trends in diplomacy and experiences gained in training for diplomatic and international careers.