The European Diplomacy Workshop (EDW) is a week-long, first in Europe program devoted solely to the Eastern Partnership, European Neighborhood Policy and European Union Foreign Policy. Based on workshops from experts in the fields of EU Foreign Policy (Eastern Partnership and European Neighborhood Policy), and hands-on skills training in International Negotiations, Strategic Planning and Leadership, the European Diplomacy Workshop is designed for emerging political and social leaders, public servants and non-governmental representatives who are eager to learn how to influence the changing context of their country. The program is organised in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and PZU.
- 40 hours of rigorous lecturers, seminars, workshops, study visits and simulations
- Unique combination of practice and theory, allowing participants to both participate in traditional lectures and engage in the learning process
- Stimulation of the participant’s engagement by way of discussions and presentations
- Meetings with top-level EU officials and diplomats. Previous editions have met with Senator Richard Lugar, Professor Danuta Huebner (MEP), Minister Bernard Kouchner, Secretary General Javier Solana, Minister Borys Tarsyuk and President Lech Walesa
- Workshop on multilateral negotiation and leadership skills
- Emerging political and social leaders who want to make difference in their country
- Internationally minded persons who are interested in public service and have passion for serving their fellow countrymen
- Professionals eager to acquire the leadership training and skills to take on the world’s most demanding issues
- Highly motivated students who are dedicated to mastering the practice of international relations
The European Academy of Diplomacy is proud to have more than 150 alumni from the EDW from 30 different countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Canada, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, the United States).
Costs and Scholarships
335 EUR (without accommodation) or 535 EUR (with accommodation, same gender, double occupancy rooms)
The registration fee includes 6 days of the courses, materials, coffee breaks, lunches, social events and diploma. All participants are expected to arrange their own travel and visas if necessary.
A select number of scholarships will be awarded to participants from Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine).
To be considered for a scholarship, you must have completed your 4th year of studies (graduate students, doctoral candidates and early career professionals may also apply) and submit an essay (in English, max. 3 pages, font: Times New Roman, 12, margin: 2,5, word format) on one of the topics below:
1. The Eastern Partnership as an EU initiative – a success, failure or a big unknown?
2. Eurasian Economic Union vs. the European Union – a cooperation or rivalry project for the post-Soviet Space?
3. The post-Soviet space without frozen conflicts – what would have to change?
To apply for the scholarship, submit CV (in Europass format) & short Statement of Motivation and the Essay to the APPLY link above. The scholarship covers accommodation, meals (breakfasts, lunches, coffee breaks), workshop & materials, certificates. Participants are expected to arrange their own travel and visas if necessary.
Scholarship application deadline is 12th October 2015.
EAD International Programs Coordinator, Ms. Joanna Jasińska: firstname.lastname@example.org +48 22 378 11 98