The training that has been given to MOFA Senior Diplomats for the last three consecutive days was completed on December 11, 2023.

The training mainly focused on Artificial Intelligence, Bio and Emerging Technology, Nano and Material Technology, Space and Geo-spatial Science, Indigenous Knowledge and Pharmaceuticals, Intellectual Property, and Technology Transfer.

Mr. Mesafint Tefera, Deputy Executive Director of IFA, pointed out in his opening remarks that the training would help diplomats broaden their understanding of new technology and, at the same time, enables them to identify and map stakeholders for stronger scientific diplomacy that will again will have tremendous contribution for the flourishment of such technologies in Ethiopia and Africa. The director reassured the commitment of IFA to continue in delivering such trainings in cooperation with stakeholders for diplomats and support staffs as well.

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