The 8th Post Graduate Diploma in Diplomacy & World Affairs Course of the BIDTI commenced on Friday 24th June 2022. In view of the travel difficulties imposed by the current fuel shortage, the Course commenced virtually.
Addressing the gathering, Director General Amb. Pamela J. Deen stated that joining the course, participants have taken a step towards an academic journey which will open new vistas for them.
The inaugural lecture was delivered by Head of Department of International Relations of the University of Colombo, Professor Chaminda Padmakumara focussing on ‘Research in International Relations’. Professor Padmakumara has been actively involved in academic activities of the BIDTI in both the Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma programmes.
The Post Graduate Diploma Course is conducted in collaboration with the Department of International Relations of the University of Colombo.