FOSIM holds Lecture Series by Dr. Rasheeda Mohamed Didi on the topic “UN peacekeeping through Maldivian eyes”

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09 June 2022

The Foreign Service Institute of Maldives (FOSIM) conducted the first session of the Lecture series today. Dr. Rasheeda Mohamed Didi was invited to speak at this session where she shared her experiences while serving for the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Liberia, as a Civil Affairs Officer/County Support Team Facilitator, working with local government and UN officials in Liberia. The lecture was followed by a Photo exhibition by Dr. Rasheeda Mohamed Didi. This exhibition featured, prominent photos, and stories of Dr. Rasheeda Mohamed Didi during her tenure spent in Liberia working at the UN Peacekeeping Mission.

Dr. Rasheeda Mohamed Didi, is a member of the Higher Education Council, currently works as an independent academic and resource person. For 8 years, she worked as a part time lecturer at the Maldives National University, where she had taught Political Science and International Relations subjects. Dr. Rasheeda had previously also worked as a researcher, in charge of the Research Center, at the Commonwealth Joint Office for Permanent Missions to the UN, in New York, U.S.A. She has a Master of Arts degree and a Ph.D in Political Science, with a concentration on International Relations, from Temple University, Philadelphia, U.S.A.

FOSIM lecture series features notable local figures and aims to create a dialogue on issues of regional and global importance among the staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Today’s session was attended by Senior Officials of the Ministry, Resident High Commissioners /Ambassadors and representatives of the missions.