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German professor calls on Ambassador Faure | 12 June 2019

German professor calls on Ambassador Faure

Prof. Knoop in a souvenir photograph with Ambassador Faure and his team

Secretary of state for foreign affairs and for the Blue economy, Ambassador Barry Faure, has received Professor Class Dieter Knoop, at Maison Quéau de Quinssy.

Dr Knoop is in Seychelles on a four-week working visit at the James R. Mancham Peace and Diplomacy Research Institute at the University of Seychelles (UniSey).

During his meeting with Ambassador Faure, discussions involved the possible setting up of a diplomatic academy in Seychelles.

Professor Knoop held a one-day workshop on modern diplomacy and international law on the UniSey campus at Anse Royale yesterday.

Professor Knoop is a retired German diplomat who has held key executive positions in his diplomatic career.

Present at the meeting were the principal secretary for foreign affairs Dr Marina Confait, director general Lindy Ernesta and UniSey’s marketing coordinator Diana Benoit.

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