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Danish Ambassador briefed IYDS participants on Green Energy Diplomacy


Islamabad, 17 February 2024 (TDI): A contingent of the 5th International Young Diplomats School (IYDS) recently had the privilege of visiting the esteemed Embassy of Denmark in Islamabad. The Danish Ambassador briefed IYDS participants on Green Energy Diplomacy.

The visit provided a platform for an enriching exchange of ideas and insights between the budding diplomats and the esteemed Envoy, further deepening the diplomatic ties between Pakistan and Denmark.

The cohort, comprising promising young diplomats from various backgrounds, engaged in thoughtful dialogue on a spectrum of topics ranging from diplomatic practices to bilateral relations between Pakistan and Denmark.

Denmark’s rich history is marked by a tradition of diplomacy and innovation. From its Viking roots to its present-day status as a global leader in green energy, Denmark has consistently played a pivotal role on the world stage.

Moreover, the nation’s commitment to renewable energy and sustainability has positioned it as a beacon of hope in the fight against climate change.

Pakistan-Denmark Ties

The ties between Pakistan and Denmark have been longstanding and multifaceted. Both nations share a common vision for fostering cooperation in various sectors, including renewable energy, education, gender equality, and human rights.

In addition, the visit underscored the importance of strengthening these ties and exploring new avenues of collaboration to address pressing global challenges.

Of particular significance is the emphasis on collaboration in renewable energy to combat climate change.

Denmark’s expertise in green energy technology presents immense opportunities for cooperation with Pakistan in achieving sustainable development goals and mitigating the adverse effects of climate change.

Furthermore, the delegation highlighted the importance of education in promoting mutual understanding and cultural exchange between the two nations.

Highlighting gender equality and human rights, the discussions emphasized the need for inclusive policies and initiatives that empower marginalized communities and promote social justice.

Denmark commits to contributing to the United Nations’ pursuit of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

With a tailored action plan, Denmark is addressing environmental sustainability along with social objectives such as equality and inclusion, showcasing its pioneering role in promoting sustainability.

Prospects of Collaboration in Renewable Energy

The discussions at the Embassy of Denmark in Islamabad underscored the immense potential for collaboration between Pakistan and Denmark in the field of renewable energy.

With Denmark’s expertise in green technology and Pakistan’s commitment to sustainable development, the prospects for collaboration are promising.

Denmark’s leadership in green energy and sustainability is widely recognized on the global stage. The nation’s innovative approach to renewable energy has positioned it as a role model for others to emulate.

Denmark’s experience and expertise present valuable opportunities for collaboration with Pakistan in addressing climate change and promoting sustainable development.

International Young Diplomats School

The Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (IPDS) launched the International Young Diplomats School (IYDS) as a ground-breaking program to highlight the value of diplomacy in the rapidly evolving, globally connected world.

It is the 5th International Diplomats School, in which participants are given opportunities to interact with Ambassadors of different Embassies.

IPDS has organized the Fifth Edition of the IYDS from 13-16 February 2024 in Islamabad. The participants are young professionals with diverse backgrounds, students, and faculty members across Pakistan.

During the School, the participants will be meeting hosted by Ambassadors of different countries at their offices. You can see details about the program here, especially about our earlier cohorts. You can also see our profile here.

IYDS is based on the model of the Public Diplomacy approach for offering an opportunity for Diplomatic Missions to meet diverse groups of professionals and young people from across Pakistan having various ethnic, religious, linguistic, and regional backgrounds.

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Hence, offering the Diplomatic Missions to increase their outreach and interaction with the young people from across Pakistan.

On the other hand, IYDS offers young people to meet Ambassadors and Diplomats to learn more about countries and build stronger relationships while returning to their communities.

The group of 16-20 participants ages 18-40 having diverse academic and professional backgrounds from different regions of Pakistan joined to be part of the program.

The program includes visits to different diplomatic missions in Islamabad and information sessions with Ambassadors, Diplomats, and other Embassy staff.

Ambassadors and Diplomats will share insights about their missions, countries, and opportunities for education, development, and trade with the participants.

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