School of Modern Diplomacy 2021

United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS) and Diplomatische Akademie Wien – Vienna School of International Studies, in collaboration with Department of Foreign Affairs of Flanders, Ghent University and the Brussels School of Governance (BSoG/VUB)

23 August - 3 September 2021

The art of diplomacy has evolved. There is no denying that the classic notions of diplomacy – backroom handshakes between decades-long counterparts with a tinge of cigar in the air – no longer reflect reality.

What has taken its place is a modern, multi-level and multi-faceted approach that encompasses all the tools of the international and interconnected global sphere. Effective diplomacy now relies on the ability of a government to engage on numerous fronts and in numerous departments.

This programme, organised by United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS) and Diplomatische Akademie Wien – Vienna School of International Studies and in collaboration with Department of Foreign Affairs of Flanders, Ghent University and the Brussels School of Governance (BSoG/VUB), aims to present the most comprehensive, in-depth analysis of and training in modern diplomacy, gaining insights from practitioners, academics and policymakers at the forefront of their fields and operating at the highest levels, on the different facets of modern diplomacy and how they are being employed the world over to shape ideas, discussion and the world we live in.

How will the new methods of modern diplomacy change the art of it? Educate and prepare yourself for this new age of diplomacy at the School of Modern Diplomacy.

Target group The target audience for the School of Modern Diplomacy is primarily those in the diplomatic service or with aspirations to do so, policymakers, and academics.
 Duration 2 weeks 
(Monday, 23 August – Friday, 3 September 2021)
Language of instruction English
Tuition fee EUR 1,000
For any questions you might have that cannot be answered by also consulting https://cris.unu.edu/schoolofmoderndiplomacy please contact the programme coordinator Andrew Dunn (adunn@cris.unu.edu) with Pascale Vantorre (pvantorre@cris.unu.edu) in Cc.
Contact
E All questions regarding the School of Modern Diplomacy 2021 should be directed to the programme coordinator Andrew Dunn (adunn@cris.unu.edu) with Pascale Vantorre (pvantorre@cris.unu.edu) in Cc.
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