George Cooke presents his latest publication to the BIDTI Library

The latest publication edited by George I. H. Cooke titled
‘Sri Lanka and the United Nations

Diplomacy and World Affairs

Volume 2 No: 2 - 2020

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The Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute (BIDTI)

The Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute (BIDTI) is the premier institution in Sri Lanka for studies in Diplomacy and International Relations. Since 1995, BIDTI has conducted courses on international relations for the general public and to the members of
Sri Lanka foreign service. The institution has a panel of eminent resource persons comprising of academics, Ambassadors and High Commissioners both foreign and Sri Lankan, visiting scholars as well as professionals from the public and private sector. As the institute is able to draw from a diverse faculty of the highest caliber, students are given an opportunity to blend academic knowledge with practitioners perspective.

A Documentary on the journey of the BIDTI

This documentary was created in view of the 25th Anniversary of the BIDTI to reflect upon the evolution of the establishment and features notable personalities that have been involved with the BIDTI over the years.

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Visiting Lectures

Ruwanthi Gunaratne

Ruwanthika Gunaratne

sinduja jayaratne

Sinduja Jayaratne

captain Rohan joseph

Captain Rohan Joseph



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Highlights of 2020

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  • Learning experience to change your path and set forth for an unforgettable exposure August 24, 2020
    Thirst for knowledge, learning, exploring diversified fields and thirst for the exposure in different arenas led me seek my passion towards exploring a completely new field which broadened my horizons and line of thinking. I still remember the day I came across the advert for the Diploma in Diplomacy and World Affairs offered by the […]