Undersecretary for International Affairs holds first edition of "Building National Positions" workshop
The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for International Affairs, Dr. Shaikh Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, held virtually today, the first edition of the "Building National Positions" workshop, which was organized by the Mohammed bin Mubarak Academy for Diplomatic Studies, over a period of two days, with the participation of 56 employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and relevant government agencies.
The Undersecretary for International Affairs delivered a presentation on the principles and objectives of the foreign policy of the Kingdom of Bahrain, priorities for diplomatic action in light of the comprehensive reform approach, the process of sustainable development, and official positions on regional and international issues of concern.
He also reviewed the most prominent foreign policy challenges of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Kingdom's efforts to combat terrorism and address the repercussions of COVID-19.
He discussed the existing partnership between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United Nations and its various agencies, as well as the Kingdom's role in strengthening ties with international organizations, referring in this regard to the effectiveness of the national model for the governance of international partnerships.
For her part, the Director of the Organizations Directorate, Ambassador Fatima Al Dhaen, shed light on the history of Bahraini diplomacy and the foundations on which it is based, noting the importance of the role of Bahraini women in all stages of foreign policy and their effective contributions to international organizations.
It is important to note that participants in the workshop had the opportunity to witness rich discussions and interventions by a group of specialists in the field of international relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where this opportunity was also made available to employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the embassies of the Kingdom of Bahrain abroad to share their experiences and expertise related to the foreign policy of the Kingdom of Bahrain.