Our July 2017 Diplomatic Skills Masterclass has come to an end! We have completed a full 5 days of intensive trainings: public speaking, negotiations, public diplomacy, personal branding, diplomatic protocol, etiquette, effective meetings, written communication, leadership and team management… It was also a unique opportunity to meet extraordinary people from all around the world: Pakistan, Venezuela, Armenia, Russia, Ukraine, Uganda, Poland, Germany and Scotland…
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the European Academy of Diplomacy pays farewell to Prof. Zbigniew Brzezinski, Polish-American geo-strategist, diplomat, former U.S. National Security Advisor and a member of the European Academy of Diplomacy International Honorary Council. Prof. Brzezinski has been supporting EAD for many years with his knowledge, counsel and expertise and will be missed greatly by the whole EAD community, staff and students.
Last week of 1st round of recruitment to the Academy of Young Diplomats! Apply now and make sure to join an exceptional group of young leaders from all over the world for our annual program that will complement your university education and prepare you for an international career!
We are delighted to announce that H.E. Mary Robinson, President of Ireland (1990 – 1997) will be the Guest of Honour of the Inauguration of 14th edition of our flagship program – the Academy of Young Diplomats on 2nd of December 2017!
We are proud to announce that in one week, on 9 – 11 June, the EAD will be hosting its last and final session of the 13th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats. We will kick off Friday with a “Leadership in Business” seminar by Dr. Leszek Czarnecki, CEO of the Getin Holding.
Last weekend we hosted the 7th session of the Academy of Young Diplomats. Friday schedule included a meeting with group of local Russian social activists who spoke about the challenges civil society is facing in Russia and the future Russia – West relations.
Only a week left to apply for Casimir Pulaski Foundation scholarships for our flagship program – the Academy of Young Diplomats! Up to 15 full and partial scholarships will be awarded to best candidates. Check out the requirements and don’t miss the application deadline – 31 May! More about scholarships More about the AYD program
The Spring edition of the European Diplomacy Workshop: EU Foreign Policy was held on 27 March – 1 April 2017. This time, the program focused on the development of analytical skills and deepening of the understanding of the various dimensions of the EU external policy. The group of participants consisted of representatives of 13 nations (Albania, Armenia, Belgium, China, Croatia, Czechia, Ghana, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Turkey and Ukraine), with backgrounds in academia, NGOs, governmental institutions, including Ministries of Foreign Affairs and European Integration. The European Diplomacy Workshop covered different dimensions of the EU policies, including responses to the migration and refugee crises, relations with Western Balkans, Russia, Middle East and North […]
This weekend the EAD will host the Workshop Session of the Academy of Young Diplomats (AYD). As always we will start on Friday evening with an exceptional guest speaker, Mr. Marek Metrycki.
The Spring School of Diplomatic Skills was successfully held on 20 – 24 March 2017. During the 5 – day program participants from Afghanistan, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine took part in workshops covering: public speaking, bilateral negotiations, leadership and team management, public diplomacy, digital diplomacy and diaspora policies, as well as written communication, effective meetings, diplomatic protocol and etiquette. The SDS was focused on developing the communication skills of the participants, providing them with a tool kit for sustaining both personal and organizational contact and relations, and proper external coverage of activities. In addition, the program helped with developing skills necessary for representing NGOs, public administration or private companies. Apart from […]
Looking for a new challenge? Interested in politics and diplomacy and would like to gain international experience? The Academy of Young Diplomats (AYD) program is for you! Apply for a scholarship and join the next edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats! AYD is an annual diplomatic program for emerging global leaders, preparing future diplomats, civil servants and social entrepreneurs for international careers in a spirit of responsibility for the surrounding world. The program offers, among others, 70-hours of hands-on diplomatic training, a special workshop session, study visits and one study-session outside of Warsaw. Candidates can choose on of the specializations: International Organization (in English) International Security (in English) Polish Foreign […]
Only until 19 February you can apply for the scholarships to take part in the upcoming European Diplomacy Workshop: EU Foreign Policy Analysis! The program will be held on 27 March – 1 April.
On 14th of January 2017 the European Academy of Diplomacy and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organized, in cooperation with Jagiellonian University, international conference „The EU Migration & Refugee Crisis” which gathered more than 200 young leaders from 40 countries.
The European Academy of Diplomacy (EAD), in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Jagiellonian University, organises an international conference “The EU Migration and Refugee Crisis – perspectives from Visegrad & Germany”.
Last weekend, around 150 participants took part in first session of Academy of Young Diplomats. On Friday all participants took part in the orientation session, discussed main features of the program and had a chance to meet the European Academy of Diplomacy team.
Mr. Mikhail Khodorkovsky was a special guest of the ceremony of Graduation of the 12th edition and Inauguration of the 13th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats held on 3 December. Mr. Khodorkovsky presented the best graduates with cum laude diplomas. The scholars of the 13th edition received scholarships from Member of the Board of PZU Foundation and President of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation. During the ceremony, Mr. Khodorkovsky, Russian dissident, former co-owner of Yukos and founder of Open Russia Foundation was awarded the “Knight of Freedom” award, given by the Casimir Pulaski Foundation for his uncompromising efforts in building rule of law, civil society and promoting European values […]
On December 3rd, the graduates of the 12th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats received their diplomas from the Guest of Honour, Mr. Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who received the Casimir Pulaski Foundation Knight of Freedom Award. During the ceremony the best candidates of the 13th edition were presented scholarships funded by the PZU Foundation and the Casimir Pulaski Foundation.
Dear Alumni, we are waiting for your nominations for the 2016 Alumni of the Year Award! While we pride ourselves in choosing some of the most promising young leaders and contributing to their development, it is our Alumni who continue to achieve and embody the values of the European Academy of Diplomacy’s – Respect & Dialogue, Co-ownership, Empowerment and Ethical Engagement. To nominate yourself or another alumni, please complete the online application by 31 October 2016 with the following information: – Full name and contact details of nominee – EAD Program and Year – Basis of Nomination (Why should this Alumni receive the award) Nomination form is available here.
Last week to apply for Academy of Young Diplomats Scholarships and join a group of brilliant young leaders from over the world! The AYD program will help you to prepare for your international career, broaden your network of contacts and equip you with skills necessary to work in international organizations, foreign service, international business and security sectors! Learn more about the program and scholarships
On 23 – 25 September 2015 the European Academy of Diplomacy in cooperation with the National School of Public Administration, Diplomatic Academy in Vienna and Georgetown University organized the International Forum on Diplomatic Training – 42nd meeting of Deans and Directors of Diplomatic Academies and Institutes of International Relations. The forum gathered representatives The forum gathered representatives from 6 continents and more than 50 diplomatic academies for an intense 3-days program that discussed new trends and challenges in preparing future diplomats for work in a rapidly changing international environment. Guest speakers included President Aleksander Kwaśniewski, Prime Minister Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz and Minister Andrzej Olechowski. Report from the 2015 IFDT can be […]
Academy of Young Diplomats invites you for a lifetime adventure! Become one of 200 young professionals and prepare yourself for the challenges in the world of diplomacy! This year we have more than 20 scholarships available for best candidates. Check details and requirements on program website.
If you are an one of EAD Alumni, Casimir Pulaski expert or member of the Forum of Young Diplomats, and want to join us for Alumni Family Reunion this coming September today is the day to register! This year we meet in Łódź on 23 – 25 September! Click here to fill in the registration form.
The Business & Diplomacy program will be held on 26 – 30 Septembers 2016. The recruitment for this course is still open for all those who wish to refine their skill-set, specific knowledge, and genuine experience in the growing field of lobbying, negotiations and economic diplomacy. The program is designed for university students, young professionals and academia representatives who wish to advance their internationally-minded careers. Here is an overview of the modules and trainers for this workshop: 1. EU Lobbying Trainer: Mr. Daniel Gueguen Founder of Strategy and Lobbying at PACT European Affairs; 40 years of experience in EU public affairs; Founder of CLAN Public Affairs and the European Training Institute; Former […]
Academy of Young Diplomats is the only Program like this in Poland and annually it brings together over 200 people from 50 different countries. In the international environment, participants broaden their experience and gain new knowledge in the field of diplomacy.
From 26 to 30 of July the European Academy of Diplomacy will host a group of 25 participants from 15 countries and 5 continents for the School of Advanced Diplomatic Skills. The intensive 5-days course covers public speaking, multilateral negotiations, advanced diplomatic protocol and etiquette, tools for policy analysis, as well as social media campaigns. The workshops combine theory with practice and each of the participants has a chance to work on their skills through a series of exercises and simulations. Experienced team of trainers and lecturers ensure individualized approach, as well as usefulness of the presented knowledge. To find out more about the School of Advanced Diplomatic Skills, please follow […]
Recruitment for the 13th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats is still ongoing. Apply until 31 July and join a group of exceptional international students in Warsaw.
We are delighted to announce the 2016 EAD & FKP & FMD Alumni Family Reunion which will take place just over 100 km from Warsaw in Łódź – a city that has been at the crossroads of cultures for centuries. The Reunion will take place on 23 – 25 September and will be organized in cooperation with the Office of the Mayor of Łódź. Program includes highlights of this dynamic, ever changing city, historical sites, free time for shopping and lots of integration and networking! For more information see Alumni.
The European Academy of Diplomacy is proud to announce the opening of the 2016 Alumni of the Year Award. The aim of the Alumni of the Year Award is to highlight the significant accomplishments of our student body, who span more than 50 countries around the world. While we pride ourselves in choosing some of the most promising young leaders and contributing to their development, it is our Alumni who continue to achieve and embody the values of the European Academy of Diplomacy’s – Respect & Dialogue, Co-ownership, Empowerment and Ethical Engagement. The ideal Alumni of the Year will have: – Significant academic excellence – Remarkable professional achievements – Proven […]
The EAD Alumni Club – Building a global network of young, high-potential and values oriented professionals! The Alumni Club of the European Academy of Diplomacy aims to continue to strengthen and develop the EAD’s global network of young, high potential leaders, building on the personal and professional relationships developed during the programs at the EAD. The Alumni Club supports the mission and values of the EAD – empowering a new generation of enlightened international leaders through respect and dialogue, co-ownership, empowerment and ethical engagement – through the organization of special closed events, open conferences and annual alumni gatherings. The Alumni Club is managed by the Regional Alumni Coordinators, under the […]
We are delighted to announce the 2016 EAD & FKP & FMD Alumni Family Reunion which will take place just over 100 km from Warsaw in Łódź – a city that has been at the crossroads of cultures for centuries. The Reunion will take place on 23 – 25 September and will be organized in cooperation with the Office of the Mayor of Łódź. Program includes highlights of this dynamic, ever changing city, historical sites, free time for shopping and lots of integration and networking! The fee of 70 EUR covers two nights (with breakfast) in a hotel located in the downtown, public transport around the city, two dinners and one lunch as […]
We are truly happy to announce the Casimir Pulaski Foundation scholarship winners for the 13th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats: Ms. Maryia Hushcha, Comenius University in Bratislava and Mr. Paweł Brusiło, Wrocław University of Economics.
European Academy of Diplomacy is proud to be the Nominating Partner for the Leadership Academy for Poland – a leadership development program supported by Harvard lecturers. Learn more and send us your application! Applications are considered on a first-come, first-served basis, so apply today! More
30th of June is the deadline for the first round of recruitment for the Academy of Young Diplomats – a yearly diplomatic program preparing for careers in foreign service, European institutions and international organization.
Last spots available for the School of Advanced Diplomatic Skills! Attend a week of practical sessions, workshops, exercises, develop your soft skills and network with an international group of colleagues. The program includes: public speaking, diplomatic protocol, social media campaigns, multilateral negotiations and policy analysis. For more information and to apply, visit program website.
Recruitment for the 13th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats is still ongoing. Apply before the end of July and join a group of exceptional international students in Warsaw. AYD program includes 70 hours of skills trainings & workshops, allowing you to polish skills necessary to pursue a career in international environment. As an AYD participant you will meet distinguished guests, politicians and experts as well as your peers from over 15 countries. Upon graduation you will become part of the EAD Alumni Club with over 5000 international members working for ministries, European institutions, international business and organization. More information
VSPS Western Balkans Anti-corruption Forum first session has just started in Belgrade. Organized by the Visegrad School of Political Studies, a joint project of the EAD and the Council of Europe, in cooperation with the Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence, the session gathers participants and experts from all over the Western Balkans and Visegrad, who discuss ways of combating corruption, good practises and finding possible solutions. Second session will be held in July in Warsaw, Poland. Project will conclude with open meetings in 6 Balkan capitals. Project is supported by the Council of Europe and the International Visegrad Fund.
Schools of Diplomatic skills are unique opportunity to enhance your public speaking, negotiations and leaderships skills! During a week of intense training in Warsaw you will meet your peers from all over the world to practice intricacies of diplomacy, protocol & international etiquette, improve your social media and presentation skills. More information and application forms are available on the program website.
On June 1 – 2 the European Academy of Diplomacy will host study visit of the delegation of Conference of International Non-governmental Organisations of the Council of Europe. The purpose of the visit is to assess current situation of the NGO sector in Poland, the consultation mechanisms and NGOs’ participation in decision-making processes. The members of the delegation will meet with representatives of more than 25 NGOs, as well as ministries responsible for cooperation with the third sector, the Plenipotentiary for Civil Society and Equal Treatment and the Comissioner for Human Rights. Conference of International Non-governmental Organisations will be represented by President Anna Rurka, Daria Miroslavskaya, Member of the Expert Council on NGO Law of […]
On 21st of May, the students of the EAD’s flagship program, the Academy of Young Diplomats (AYD), had the opportunity to attend a panel discussion “Intersections of Business and Diplomacy: State’s Role in Promoting Business”, organized in cooperation with the AYD Strategic Partner, PwC.
The European Academy of Diplomacy is honored to announce the recruitment for the 13th edition of our flagship program, the Academy of Young Diplomats. If you are a student or young graduate interested in a career in diplomacy and would like to meet colleagues from over 15 countries, who are preparing to work in European institutions, think-tanks and international organizations, apply for a 13th edition of Academy of Young Diplomats! It’s a unique, diplomatic program which will complement your university experience. For more information visit the AYD website!
Last October, the European Academy of Diplomacy had the privilege of hosting 16 high potential leaders from the Visegrad and Western Balkan countries for our pilot 3-day VSPS + Balkans initiative, sponsored by the International Visegrad Fund. The program focused on the applicability of best practices from the V4 to the Balkans in transformation processes, the implementation of anti-corruption measures, and on increasing transparency. Participants were able to have collaborative discussions while also developing their soft skills and expanding their networks. We are pleased to announce that we have expanded the program to create the VSPS Western Balkans Anti-Corruption Forum! Recruitment is now open and we invite you to visit […]