Leadership talks with Þórdís Kolbrún R. Gylfadóttir Minister of Finance of Iceland
Highlights from the 3rd Session of the Academy of Young Diplomats 2023/2024 (19-20 January)
The session offered a unique, enriching experience with engaging activities and discussions to broaden participants’ understanding of international relations.
Commencing with an enlightening study visit to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), participants delved into the institution’s history and missions, gaining valuable insights.
A highlight of the weekend was a lecture featuring Þórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörð Gylfadóttir, Minister of Finance and Economy of Iceland. The discussion revolved around Iceland’s contemporary role in the world, shedding light on the challenges and opportunities the country and the world face, particularly in terms of security.
Participants actively participated in workshops that covered diverse subjects, encompassing:
International Multilateral Negotiations,
Foreign Policy and Public Diplomacy,
Effective Speech Crafting,
Information Security Techniques.
Excitement builds for the forthcoming February session, where AYD participants will continue unraveling the intricacies of modern-era diplomacy!