Ambassador H.E Cheryl Bazard attends UNIDO’s Business Diplomacy Training Session

Embassy of The Bahamas, Brussels
Brussels, Belgium
24 January 2024

Press Release

The UNIDO Business Diplomacy Training concludes successfully, featuring dynamic presentations, engaging discussions, and valuable insights from speakers like Kamal Chetty, Dragana Nikolic, and Dr. Mekondjo Kaapandu-Girnus, fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange among diplomats, with anticipation building for the upcoming French cohort training in March.

The UNIDO Business Diplomacy Training concluded on a high note after three days of insightful sessions featuring dynamic presentations that enriched participants’ knowledge and fostered collaborative engagement.

Day 2 of the UNIDO Business Diplomacy Training kicked off with great enthusiasm and engagement as facilitator Kamal Chetty, representing Investment Fiji, led the session.

Bringing a wealth of expertise to the training, Kamal Chetty guided participants through a dynamic agenda focused on the intricacies of business diplomacy. As a key figure from Investment Fiji, his insights promise to provide valuable perspectives on fostering international collaborations, sustainable investments, and economic growth.

Day three commenced with an inspiring presentation by Dragana Nikolic, a dedicated advocate for women’s entrepreneurship and leadership, connecting virtually from Germany. Female diplomats participating in the training took part in a virtual photo op with Dragana, who graciously extended an invitation to participants to explore Serbia and witness the progressive initiatives happening there.

Dr. Mekondjo Kaapandu-Girnus, the Ambassador of Namibia, contributed practical insights to the training, offering valuable tips on the implementation of business diplomacy. Her engaging session kept participants actively involved and enlightened.

The UNIDO Business Diplomacy Training proved to be a resounding success, providing participants with insightful lessons and practical knowledge. As we bid farewell to this enriching experience, our anticipation turns to the upcoming French cohort training scheduled for March, which promises continued opportunities for growth and collaboration.

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