Izumi Nakamitsu, Vijay Keshav Gokhale inaugurate first annual disarmament and International Security Affairs Fellowship Programme
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IBNS): The United Nations Under Secretary General and High Representative for Disarmament, Izumi Nakamitsu, and Foreign Secretary, Vijay Keshav Gokhale on Monday inaugurated the First Annual Disarmament and International Security Affairs Fellowship Programme organised by Ministry of External Affairs, officials said.
Young Diplomats from 27 countries are participating in the Fellowship Programme, which is being held at the Foreign Services Institute from Jan 14 – Feb 1.
"The Programme covers a range of issues relevant to disarmament and international security such as global security environment, weapons of mass destruction, certain conventional weapons, space security, maritime cooperation, security of cyberspace, export controls, emerging technologies etc," read a statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs.
The Fellowship Programme aims at equipping participants with knowledge and perspectives on various contemporary disarmament, non-proliferation, arms control and international security affairs.