5th SESSION of the 12th edition of Academy of Young Diplomats
On 1st – 3rd of April, participants of the Academy of Young Diplomats have the opportunity to take part in a series of interesting workshops within the 12th edition of AMD annual program.
The session began with Friday’s seminar, conducted by Piotr Łukasiewicz, which presented the relationship and dialogue between diplomats and the rebels on the example of the situation in Afghanistan. During the workshops, students were acquainted with entities involved in the dialogue, types of relationships and motives of the rebels. In addition, participants discussed the future of Afghanistan and also drew attention to the important and necessary participation of women in bilateral diplomacy.
Saturday workshops were held on various topics. Each participant chose two of the most interesting for him classes in which he could participate. In panel session, expert of the Polish Academy of Protocol and Etiquette, Adam Jarczyński acquainted the audience with the current principles of “Dress Code” which means matching the appropriate clothing for the occasion. The topic of the second workshop were simulation of negotiations and intercultural communication. Our speaker – Ilona Hunek gave participants the opportunity to empathize with the role of professional diplomats and try their hand in negotiations, giving them valuable suggestions. Another guest – Marta Brzezińska presented listeners of AMD, specifics and the essence of intercultural dialogue. In the next panel, Dominik Jankowski sparked a discussion on hybrid threats and Michał Szczepański gave the necessary knowledge about how to achieve success and how
to conduct social media campaigns. Thanks to the networking workshop, led by Joanna Jasińska, students learned how to create and build their networks, which will be in the future a source of information exchange, mutual support and promotion. Another guest – Peter Boguslaw Jędrzejczak, showed our participants how to behave in front of the camera to make a good impression.
The past weekend brought the participants a lot of thought, inspiring information
and impressions. The next meeting will take place on 22 – 24 April. We have pleasure to announce that the recruitment for the 13th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats
is open now. For more information please visit http://diplomats.pl/academy-of-young-diplomats/admission/.