The Special Course on Foreign Policy for Indian Media is being held at the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) of India on 16-22 October 2019. Thirty seven (37) Indian Journalists covering the MEA beat from electronic and print media are participating.
The Special Course was inaugurated by Foreign Secretary at FSI on 16 October 2019.
The familiarisation programme is being jointly organised by FSI and External Publicity (XP) Division of MEA. The objective is to provide background information on topical issues of foreign policy and diplomacy.
Senior officers of the Ministry will be addressing the participants as part of this week-long programme. The Special Course will include sessions on India’s foreign policy, key international issues, as well as bilateral, regional and multilateral diplomacy.