Presidents of Malta and Switzerland hail DiploFoundation as leader in capacity development

DiploFoundation has been hailed as a ‘leading capacity development provider in the field of international policy and diplomacy’ by the President of Malta, H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca.

The speech was delivered in Valletta, Malta, on 9 September by the President on the occasion the state visit to Malta of the President of the Swiss Confederation H.E. Johann N. Schneider-Ammann.

Referring to Diplo’s specialisations in the fields of e-diplomacy, Internet governance, and training programmes for small and developing countries, President Coleiro Preca said that Diplo is an important joint project between the two countries, which enjoyed a strong and enduring partnership.

President Schneider-Ammann also had words of praise for Diplo’s work. Expressing continued support for Diplo, he explained: ‘The fruitful cooperation between our countries has also allowed the creation of DiploFoundation, an important electronic diplomacy platform for higher education.’

Diplo is a non-profit foundation established by the governments of Malta and Switzerland. Diplo works to increase the role of small and developing states, and to improve global governance and international policy development. Learn more about Diplo’s activities.