ACADEMY OF YOUNG DIPLOMATS | XIII EDITION
INAUGURATION | 3 DECEMBER 2016

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NOT Concert Hall, ul. Czackiego 3/5, Warsaw

15.00 – 15.40 Knight of Freedom Award Ceremony

Opening of the Ceremony

  • Katarzyna Pisarska, Director of the European Academy of Diplomacy

Choir Performance of Ode to Joy
Introduction of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation’s Knight of Freedom Award

  • Zbigniew Pisarski, President of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation

Laudation for the 2016 Knight of Freedom recipient
Reception of the award and speech by the 2016 Knight of Freedom recipient

  • Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Founder of Open Russia

15:40 – 16:00 Graduation & Commencement of the Academy of Young Diplomats

Presentation of honour diplomas to the graduates of the 12th edition of the AYD
Presentation of diplomas to the graduates of the 12th edition of the AYD

16.00 – 16.30 Commencement of the 13th Edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats

Introduction to the 13th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats
Ambassador Jan Wojciech Piekarski, Head of the EAD Council of Ambassadors
Introduction to the AYD 13th edition patron

Presentation of the Scholarships for the 13th Edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats

  • Representative, PZU Foundation Representative (TBC)
  • Zbigniew Pisarski, President of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation

Choir performance of Gaudeamus Igitur

16.30 – 17:00 Coffee break

17.00 – 18:00 2016 Alumni of the Year presentation
Conversation with Special Guests

  • Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Founder of Open Russia
  • Katarzyna Pisarska, Director & Founder of the European Academy of Diplomacy (Moderator)

ACADEMY OF YOUNG DIPLOMATS | XIII EDITION
I SESSION | 9 – 11 DECEMBER 2016

KSAP, Wawelska Street 56, 00-922 Warsaw

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Friday, 9 December
18:00 – 19:45 | Seminar
Orientation
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Saturday, 10 December
10:00 – 11:45 | Main Session: New global role of China – Ambassador Bogdan Góralczyk

12:00 – 14:00 | AYD Specialization
• Aplikacja dyplomatyczno-konsularna (Polska Służba Zagraniczna)
• EU Decision Making Process (International Organizations)
• Introduction to International Security (International Security)

14:00 – 15:30 | Lunch Break

15:30 – 18:30 | Diplomacy in Practice (case studies)
• Dyplomacja publiczna (Polska Służba Zagraniczna)
• Working in EU (International Organizations)
• NATO & Air Policing (International Security)

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Sunday, 11th December | Extracurricular Classes
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Please note that the program might be slightly changed.

ACADEMY OF YOUNG DIPLOMATS | XIII EDITION
II EXTERNAL SESSION KRAKÓW | 13 – 15 JANUARY 2017

Program of the Conference: The EU Migration and Refugee Crisis – perspectives from Visegrad & Germany


Saturday, 14th January


Auditorium Maximum, Jagiellonian University (ul. Krupnicza 33, Kraków)

 10:00 – 10:30 | Official Opening

  • Dr. Katarzyna Pisarska, Director, European Academy of Diplomacy, Poland
  • Dr hab. Dariusz Niedźwiedzki, Director of European Institut, Jagiellonian University, Poland
  • Mr. Michael Quaas, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Germany

10:30 – 12:00 | Managing the EU migration and refugee crisis: lessons learned & challenges ahead

  • Dr. Marta Pachocka, Coordinator, EUMIGRO Project, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
  • Dr. Christos Iliadis, Political scientist, Symβiosis Civic School of Political Studies, Greece
  • Dr. Katarzyna Pisarska, Director, European Academy of Diplomacy, Poland
  • Moderator: Joanna Jasińska, European Academy of Diplomacy, Poland

12:00 – 12:15 | Coffee Break

12:15 – 13:45 | Perceptions of immigration in V4 & Germany: is solidarity among states and people possible inside the EU?

  • Mr. Tomáš Jungwirth, Consortium of Migrants‘ Assisting Organizations in Czech Republic, VSPS Migration Program participant, Czech Republic
  • Dr. Grzegorz Pożarlik, Institute of European Studies, Jagiellonian University, Poland
  • Mr. Michael Quaas, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Germany
  • Moderator: Mr. László Szerencsés, Johanniter Organization, Hungary, VSPS Migration Program participant, Hungary

13:45 – 15:15 | Lunch

15:15 – 16:45 | Refugees, islamophobia and the raise of far-right parties in Europe – why should we be worried?

  • Dr. Ahmed Driss, Director, Tunisian School of Politics, Tunisia
  • Dr. Patrycja Sasnal, Head of the Middle East and North Africa Project, Polish Institute of International Affairs, Poland
  • Justyna Segeš – Frelak, Head of Migration and Development Policy Programme, Institute of Public Affairs, Poland
  • Moderator: Ms. Katarzyna Waksmundzka, Deputy Director, European Academy of Diplomacy, Poland

ACADEMY OF YOUNG DIPLOMATS | XIII EDITION
III SESSION | 3 – 5 February 2017

KSAP, Wawelska Street 56, 00-922 Warsaw

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Friday, 3rd of February
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18:00 – 19:45 | Seminar

„Europe after the Annexation of Crimea – A New Challenge or a New Security Order?”
Professor Mark Galeotti
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Saturday, 4th of February
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10:00 – 11:45 | Main Session:

„Cultural Diplomacy @Work”– Paweł Potoroczyn

12:00 – 14:00 | Diplomacy in Practice

  • Komunikacja międzykulturowa (Polska Służba Zagraniczna) – Alicja Kozłowska
  • Savoir – vivre (International Organizations) – Adam Jarczyński
  • UN, NATO and the EU in crisis management (International Security) – Marcin Bużański

14:00 – 15:30 | Lunch Break

15:30 – 18:30 | Diplomacy in Practice

  • Savoir – vivre (Polska Służba Zagraniczna) – Adam Jarczyński
  • Introduction to security systems – UN (International Organizations) – Marcin Bużański
  • Diplomatic protocol (International Security) – Ambassador Jan Wojciech Piekarski

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Sunday, 5th of February | Extracurricular Classes
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10:00 – 11:30 | Extracurricular Workshops

  • Leadership – Jason Worlledge
  • Analyzing international conflicts and crises – Marcin Bużański

12:00 – 13:30 | Extracurricular Workshops

  • Leadership – Jason Worlledge
  • Analyzing international conflicts and crises – Marcin Bużański

ACADEMY OF YOUNG DIPLOMATS | XIII EDITION
IV SESSION | 3 – 5 MARCH 2017

KSAP, Wawelska Street 56, 00-922 Warsaw

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Friday, 3rd of March
18:00 – 19:45 | Seminar
Foreign Policy Debates/Meeting with an expert
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Saturday, 4th of March
10:00 – 11:45 | Main Session: Overcoming European Extremes –Towards One European Neighbourhood – Professor Mikhail Minakov (Ukraine/Italy)

12:00 – 14:00 | AYD Specializations/Skill Labs
• Wystąpienia publiczne (Polska Służba Zagraniczna)
• International humanitarian AID (International Organizations)
• Negotiation and conflict resolution (International Security)

14:00 – 15:30 | Lunch Break

15:30 – 18:30 | AYD Specializations/Skill Labs
• Aplikacja dyplomatyczno-konsularna (Polska Służba Zagraniczna)
• Public speaking (International Organizations)
• Negotiation and conflict resolution (International Security)

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Sunday, 5th of March | Extracurricular Classes
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Please note that the program might be slightly changed.

ACADEMY OF YOUNG DIPLOMATS | XIII EDITION
V SESSION | 31 – 02 APRIL 2017

KSAP, Wawelska Street 56, 00-922 Warsaw

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Friday, 31st of March
18:00 – 19:45 | Seminar
Foreign Policy Debates/Meeting with an expert
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Saturday, 1st of April
10:00 – 11:45 | Main Session: Cultural Diplomacy @Work – Paweł Potoroczyn (Poland)

12:00 – 14:00 | Skill Labs
• Negocjacje wielostronne (Polska Służba Zagraniczna)
• International Multilateral Negotiation (International Organizations)
• Asymmetrical Treats & Terrorism (International Security)

14:00 – 15:30 | Lunch Break

15:30 – 18:30 | Skill Labs
• Negocjacje wielostronne (Polska Służba Zagraniczna)
• International Multilateral Negotiation (International Organizations)
• Public speaking (International Security)

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Sunday, 2nd of April | Extracurricular Classes
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Please note that the program might be slightly changed.

ACADEMY OF YOUNG DIPLOMATS | XIII EDITION
VI SESSION | 21 – 23 APRIL 2017
WORKSHOP SESSION

KSAP, Wawelska Street 56, 00-922 Warsaw

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Friday, 21st of April
18:00 – 19:45 | Seminar
Foreign Policy Debates/Meeting with an expert
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Saturday, 22nd of April
08:30 – 09.30 | Workshop: Policy Paper Writing

10:00 – 18:00 | Workshops of Choice
National branding
Hybrid Threats
Creative Problem Solving
Storytelling in Diplomacy
Speech Writing
Dress Code
Information Security in Diplomacy
Voice Training
Lobbying
Networking
Event Organization in Diplomacy
Running a Political Campaign
On-Camera Speaking
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Sunday, 23rd of April | Extracurricular Classes
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Please note that the program might be slightly changed.

ACADEMY OF YOUNG DIPLOMATS | XIII EDITION
VII SESSION | 26 – 28 MAY 2017

KSAP, Wawelska Street 56, 00-922 Warsaw

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Friday, 26th of May
18:00 – 19:45 | Seminar
Foreign Policy Debates/Meeting with an expert
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Saturday, 27th of May
10:00 – 11:45 | Main Session: Still relevant? Future of NATO and the transatlantic partnership

12:00 – 14:00 | Diplomacy in Practice
• Marka Narodowa (Polska Służba Zagraniczna)
• E-diplomacy (International Organizations)
• Energy Security (International Security)

14:00 – 15:30 | Lunch Break

15:30 – 18:30 | Skill Labs
• E-diplomacy (Polska Służba Zagraniczna)
• Diplomatic protocol (International Organizations)
• Savoir – vivre (International Security)

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Sunday, 28th of May | Extracurricular Classes
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Please note that the program might be slightly changed.

ACADEMY OF YOUNG DIPLOMATS | XIII EDITION
VIII SESSION | 9 – 11 June 2017

KSAP, Wawelska Street 56, 00-922 Warsaw

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Friday, 9th of June
18:00 – 19:45 | Seminar
Foreign Policy Debates/Meeting with an expert
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Saturday, 10th of June
10:00 – 11:45 | Main Session: Reshaping the European Union – Andrzej Olechowski (Poland)

12:00 – 14:00 | Diplomacy in Practice
• Dyplomacja ekonomiczna (Polska Służba Zagraniczna)
• Working for multilateral organization (NATO) (International Organizations)
• Public diplomacy (International Security)

14:00 – 15:30 | Lunch Break

15:30 – 18:30 | Diplomacy in Practice
• Protokół dyplomatyczny (Polska Służba Zagraniczna)
• Public diplomacy (International Organizations)
• NATO after the summit (International Security)

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Sunday, 11th of June | Final exam
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Please note that the program might be slightly changed.