Diplomatic Institute

The Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation aligns its training programs with Somalia’s foreign policy directives and modern diplomacy requirements. Established on December 3, 1986, the institute initially conferred two batches of higher diplomas between 1986 and 1990, preceding the collapse of the central government on January 26, 1991. In 2007, the institute resumed its operations within the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia (TFG), focusing on short workshops and seminars instead of the previous approach of offering high diplomatic diplomas. Mission 1. Training aspiring diplomats. 2. Ensuring ongoing professional development for Ministry staff. 3. Conducting professional examinations to facilitate career advancement. 4. Offering training training courses for employees of government departments and institutions. 5. Undertaking studies and research initiatives. 6. Organizing lectures, forums, and workshops. 7. Establishing collaborative partnerships with similar institutions. Vision To evolve into a center of intellectual excellence on both regional and international fronts. Leadership 1. Mr. Hersi Muse, served as the Director of the Institute from 1986 to 1990. 2. Mr. Yusuf Alasow Mohamud held the position from 2007 to February 28, 2021. 3. Mr. Abdiwali Hassan Hussein (Fadilatahu) has been the Director since June 6, 2021, to the present day. Stay Informed and Engaged Contact the Diplomatic Institute via email at (di@mfa.gov.so). Stay updated on their latest developments by following them on Facebook (@DISomalia), Instagram (@DISomalia), and X, formerly known as Twitter (@DISomalia). Explore a wealth of information about diplomatic trainings, initiatives, and programs as you stay connected with them on these platforms.
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