The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, in cooperation with the Canadian Foreign Service Institute, Global Affairs Canada, organized a workshop on “Negotiation and Influence: A Canadian Perspective” on November 1-2, 2022, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In addition to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, officials from the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Construction and Urban Development, the Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry, the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, the Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs, the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry, the Ministry of Digital Development and Communications, the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Energy participated in the training.
The course provided participants with the knowledge necessary to plan bilateral and multilateral negotiations, develop tactics and strategies, build coalition, and acquire the skills needed to initiate, conduct, and conclude negotiations.
State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr. N. Ankhbayar received Ambassador of Canada to Mongolia H.E. Catherine E. Ivkoff, Deputy Director for the Centre of Learning for International Affairs and Global Leadership at the Canadian Foreign Service Institute Mr. Mathieu Lacasse, and Professor of Université Laval Ph.D. Erick Duchesne. During the meeting, State Secretary expressed gratitude to the Canadian side for organizing the workshop, and they exchanged views on future cooperation.