Foreign Service Officer (FSO) Anastacia Minnis Shares Experience during Course in the Netherlands

Posted on: August 11, 2017

Bahamas Foreign Affairs Headquarters: Foreign Service Officer Anastacia Minnis shares her experience when she participated in the Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations Diplomatic Training Programme for Junior Diplomats.

11 August, 2017

FSO Anastacia Minnis recently returned from the Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations Diplomatic Training Programme for Junior Diplomats.

This four-week program provided various aspects concerning international relations, cultural diversity, country branding and the international courts system.

FSO Minnis shared her experience in the Netherlands with her colleagues at the Bahamas’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarters.

She said that the people were “very nice, helpful, willing to assist” and “very open”.

Overall, this experience provided her with an opportunity to see the world from multiple perspectives, a skill that all Diplomats must always harness.

FSO Anastacia Minnis mentioned the 7 Rules of Country Branding, according to one of her course lectures in the Netherlands.



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