Executive Training Programme “EU Frontrunner” for Junior Diplomats and Civil Service Officials from Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova and Belarus
February 29th – March 12th, 2016
This intensive training programme, organised by the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, is tailored to the needs of junior diplomats and civil service officials from Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova and Belarus and addresses important issues in European integration and international affairs. It is designed to familiarise participants especially with the workings of the EU. To that end it is important to understand the complicated structures and decision-making processes with the EU as well as concepts underlying specific EU policies and programmes.
After an introduction to EU integration perspectives, the institutional framework of the European Union and its decision-making processes, topical EU policies in the fields of enlargement, external relations, security and defence in the context of global trends and developments are discussed.