ISD Hosts Conference "Diplomacy in an Era of Disruption and Discontinuity"

ISD hosted the 45th annual International Forum on Diplomatic Training (IFDT) conference on September 19-22, 2018. The conference, with the theme of “Diplomacy in an Era of Disruption and Discontinuity,” brought together deans and  directors from over 40 diplomatic training academies and diplomacy-related academic institutions, representing over 35 countries. Over the course of two days of panel discussions led by leading academics, practitioners, and think tank analysts at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, participants deliberated the challenges facing diplomacy and diplomats worldwide and shared ideas on how to better prepare the next generation of diplomats to meet those challenges.