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. During the main Friday seminar titled “Can International Organizations Provide for Security of its Members?” the participants discussed the international security architecture with Amb. Adam Kobieracki, former NATO Assistant Secretary General for Operations. Saturday main lecture “Revamping the EU Project: the Role of Polish Foreign Policy” was delivered by Dr. Rafał Trzaskowski, Member of Polish Parliament and former MEP. Saturday afternoon and Sunday were filled with series of hands-on […]
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
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 […]
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.
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.
You can still apply for the Academy of Young Diplomats, gain international experience and expand your network of contacts! Meet your colleagues from over 50 countries and learn from experts and seasoned diplomats! Recruitment is open until 14th of November! More
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.
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.
On 3rd-5th June 2016 the last eighth session of the Academy of Young Diplomats took place. During Friday session titled “Geopolitics and Democracy in the Post-Soviet area” Jacek Bartosiak and Zbigniew Pisarski from the Casimir Pulaski Foundation (CPF) discussed a range of issues concerning geopolitical meaning of the post-Soviet area.
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
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.
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 days of recruitment for our semester English courses preparing to the MFA egzam! 60 hours on C1 or B2 level, courses tailored to participants intersted on international relations, politics and diplomacy. Meetings held twice a week between 17:00 – 20:00. Trainers with years of experience teaching for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Chancellery of the President. For details see: https://diplomats.pl/course/kursy-semestralne/ For more information contact us at email@example.com or +48 22 378 11 97
Newest schedule of EAD’s upcoming workshop activities and scholarships is ready! Over next few months we will host workshops on Eastern Partnership, public speaking, negotiations, diplomatic protocol, EU lobbying, economic diplomacy and many more. For additional information on the topic and scholarships available see Diplomacy Workhops.
We are pleased to announce the completion of International Conference, held on 15th-17th of January in Lublin. The conference titled: “Building the New Central Europe: Visegrad states and Germany” was organized by the European Academy of Diplomacy, Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the Faculty of Political Studies of Maria Skłodowska-Curie University in Lublin. The opening lecture titled “A Europe Whole and Free: Unravelling Before Our Very Eyes” was delivered by Mr. Roland Fruedenstein, Policy Director of the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies. The keynote speech primarily focused on the future of the EU and outlined potential scenarios that could impact the future of the EU. The conference was devoted to […]
International Conference in Lublin – II session of the 12th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats
From 30th November to 5th December the European Academy of Diplomacy – in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and PZU SA – held the 2015 Fall European Diplomacy Workshop: Eastern Partnership. The EDW is a forum for the exchange of experiences, discussing challenges and developing cooperation between emerging leaders from the EU, Eastern Partnership and the broader European Neighborhood region. The program gathered participants from Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Lebanon, Moldova, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Ukraine, United States and Uzbekistan. The EDW covered topics such as EU-Russia relations, current situation in Ukraine, energy security in EU, eastern dimension of Polish foreign policy, frozen conflicts, as well as hands-on skills training in […]
VSPS + Balkans initiative is an extension of current activities of the Visegrad School of Political Studies (VSPS), promoting experiences of V4 democratic transition, European integration and cooperation to young political, social and governmental leaders from Western Balkan countries. The VSPS + Western Balkans was addressed to 16 participants from Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. The VSPS + Balkans is investment in human capital under the framework of CoE’s Schools of Political Studies that will recruit young high potential leaders from media, public administration, political parties and civil society activists from V4 and Western Balkans. To find out more about […]
VSPS Meets Russia is the newest program of the Visegrad School of Political Studies that aims at supporting civil society, combating stereotypes and strengthening ties between young social and political leaders from Visegrad Group and Russia. Thank to generous support of the Council of Europe and the Department of Public and Cultural Democracy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland the program is full scholarship initiative. To find out more information on the VSPS Meets Russia, please visit VSPS site.
#FLEX is now in Poland and the EAD is an official partners of the American Councils for International Education #FLEX Program (Future Leaders Exchange Program) was created by the United States Congress in 1992. It established a year-long, fully funded exchange program for secondary school students to travel to the United States for a year. Now in its twenty-third year, the FLEX academic year program has provided scholarships to over 24,000 secondary school students from Europe, Eurasia, and Central Asia. The goal of the program is to promote mutual understanding between citizens of the United States and countries in the region. From now on #FLEX Poland is available for Polish high school […]
The Casimir Pulaski Foundation’s (Fundacja im. Kazimierza Pułaskiego) annual scholarships competition for exceptional candidates of the 12th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats is closing soon! FKP scholarship competition is open until September 25th. The most prominent candidates will receive a full academic scholarship to participate in the 12th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats. AYD is a year-long program, which aims at preparing students and young graduates for work in Polish Foreign Service, European institutions and international organizations. To learn more or apply, please contact Ms. Małgorzata Zawadzka, the AYD Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: https://diplomats.pl/en/ayd/admission.html
The V4 meets EaP initiative is an extension of the current Visegrad School of Political Studies that aims to promote the collective and individual V4 democratic transition experience to young political, social and governmental leaders from Eastern Partnership countries. The program is co-financed by the International Visegrad Fund and the The Department of Public and Cultural Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland within the frames of the project “Public Diplomacy Cooperation 2015″ To find out more on future editions of the V4 meets EaP, please visit: http://www.visegradschool.org/program/2015-v4-meets-eap/
For the second time this year, the European Academy of Diplomacy organized the School of Fundamental Diplomatic Skills. From 6th to 10th of July, participants from Austria, France, Georgia, Germany, Kosovo, Pakistan, Poland Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkmenistan and the United States of America took part in a series of seminars that focused on improving skills necessary for work in international environment. To find out more about the School of Fundamental or Advanced Diplomatic Skills, please visit: https://diplomats.pl/pl/programy-miedzynarodowe/sds-.html
The European Academy of Diplomacy is accepting nominations for the 2015 Alumni of the Year Award. Nomination Form: http://goo.gl/forms/AMWJYmLtgI Deadline: 30 September 2015 For the second year running, the Alumni of the Year Award aims 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 – Respect & Dialogue, Co-ownership, Empowerment and Ethical Engagement. The ideal Alumni of the Year will have: – Significant academic excellence – […]
We’re proud to announce the kick off of the the Visegrad School of Political Studies’s Bratislava session. The program hosted on July 1-3 and is a joint product of the #VSPS and the Slovak Atlantic Commission. Participants discuss topics including V4 Defense Cooperation, Foreign Policy, Cyber Security, and Political Campaigns in order to tackle diplomatic challenges in today’s changing political climate. They also have opportunities to take part in various simulations, quizzes, and essay reportings. The Visegrad School of Political Studies is a joint project of the European Academy of Diplomacy and the Council of Europe, generously supported by the International Visegrad Fund and co-organized by the Diplomatic Academy Prague, Slovak Atlantic […]
For the first time in history – a Family Reunion of the Forum Młodych Dyplomatów (Polish Forum of Young Diplomats), the European Academy of Diplomacy and the Fundacja im. Kazimierza Pułaskiego (Casimir Pułaski Foundation) – gathered in Gdańsk on the 26th-28th of June 2015. More than 60 members of the three institutions met, networked and enjoyed 3 days of activities, including a trip to Hel, scavenger hunt around Gdańsk Oldtown, tour of the Stocznia Gdańsk and clubbing in Sopot. Though the first time our three institutions joined together for such a celebration, we will now consider it a tradition and look forward to our next event together in September – Student Day of the […]
Mikheil Saakashvili – President of Georgia (2004-2013), Governor of Odessa Oblast. Laureate of the Knight of Freedom award (2014) and the honored guest of inauguration ceremony of 11th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats. If you would like to see how we open and close each edition of the AYD, please visit our website: http://www.diplomats.pl/…/672-uroczysta-inauguracja-xi-edyc…. 1st round of recruitment for the 12th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats is still ongoing. To apply or learn more about this unique diplomatic training program, please contact AYD Program Coordinator, Ms. Małgorzata Zawadzka (email@example.com) or visit our website: https://diplomats.pl/en/ayd/admission.html.
Last week, during the Spring edition of the European Diplomacy Workshop: Eastern Partnership, we had the pleasure of hosting a group of incredible young leaders form Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Germany, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and United States. The participants broadly discussed the current international situation, focusing on EaP – EU – Russia relations, as well as practiced negotiations, public speaking and leadership skills. The European Diplomacy Workshop: Eastern Partnership was organized in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and PZU SA. The next edition will be held on 30.11-5.12.2015.
W ramach obchodów 10-lecia EAD, chcielibyśmy zaprosić Państwa na wykład otwarty „Fundamentals of leadership”, który odbędzie się 5 marca 2015 roku o godzinie 19:00 w Szkole Głównej Handlowej w Warszawie (Aula III, budynek G, Al. Niepodległości 162). Spotkanie jest częścią Konferencji Negocjator i poprowadzi go Dyrektor Wykonawczy EAD Jason Worlledge, który zdradzi tajniki silnego przywództwa oraz opowie jak wydobyć z siebie cechy skutecznego lidera. O Konferencji Konferencja Negocjator to cykliczne wydarzenie Studenckiego Koła Naukowego Negocjator, przy Szkole Głównej Handlowej w Warszawie. W dniach 3-5 marca 2015 roku odbędzie się już XIV edycja tego projektu. Tematyka konferencji skupiona jest wokół negocjacji i komunikacji. Dokładamy wszelkich starań, aby spotkania mające miejsce w jej […]
During the fourth session of the 11th edition of Academy of Young Diplomats, which took place on 20-22 February, the EAD had the honor of hosting Mr. Paweł Potoroczyn, Director of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, consul for cultural issues in Polish General Consulate in Los Angeles (1995-2000), as a honorable guest. The main focus of his lecture was on cultural diplomacy, and as a reference to it, Mr. Potoroczyn introduced the origins and activities of Adam Mickiewicz Institute (AMI). Mr. Potoroczyn elaborated on a subject of culture and knowledge management, especially in the context of creative diplomacy, broadening the scope of culture management to include i.e. sports and cuisine. During discussion, […]
On the 6th of December 2014, a day in which the European Academy of Diplomacy commenced celebrations of the 10th Anniversary of its founding, the Academy hosted the Graduation of the 10th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats and the inauguration of the 11th edition.
We are pleased to announce the closing of recruitment for the 11th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats. The second round of recruitment collected more than 250 applications, from which 100 will be chosen to join the EAD’s annual diplomatic program.
We would like to kindly invite you to an open training “Diplomatic Protocol – theory and practice”, taking place on 09th and 10th October 2014, organized by the European Academy of Diplomacy.During the classes, every listener will have the possibility of getting introduced into etiquette of diplomacy, diplomatic correspondence and communications with media. Participants can apply their newfound knowledge during an afternoon buffet presentation. To learn more and to sign up please go HERE
The Casimir Pulaski Foundation will award 5 scholarships for the best candidates for the upcoming 11th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats. Every year, the Casimir Pulaski Foundation awards scholarships for full-time students and Ph. D candidates with exceptional academic records. The deadline for the application is September 15th. To apply for the scholarship you must: 1. Complete online AYD registration form. 2. Send the following documents: – Cover letter, – Curriculum Vitae (with picture), – The average of marks from last semester, – Two letters of recommendation (one must be from university faculty). The documents should be sent by post to: European Academy of Diplomacy 6, Oleandrów St, […]
EAD cordially invites you for our upcoming programs: Commercial Diplomacy and EU Lobbying, which will be held on 29 September – 1 October and 2 – 4 October 2014. Commercial Diplomacy aims to provide recent graduates and young professionals with a refined skill-set, specific knowledge, andgenuine experience in the growing field of commercial and economic diplomacy so as to further their internationally minded careers. EU Lobbying is course devoted to improving professionals capabilities to develop and implement successful lobbying campaigns in the European Union. Commercial Diplomacy Workshop | 29 September – 1 October 2014 EU Lobbying Workshop | 2 – 4 October 2014
On 16 – 18 July the Visegrad School of Political Studies and our partner, the Slovak Atlantic Commission, are hosting the 3rd session of 2014 Visegrad School of Political Studies. Participants are being introduced to different topics such as V4 Foreign Policy, V4 Cooperation in EU, Cyber Security Training, EU Battle Group Development, and Mediation. Participants also have the opportunity to take part in 3 different sessions of NATO simulations. Third session is launching in Bratislava, Slovakia and the next session will take place on 24-26 September, in Budapest, Hungary. The Visegrad School of Political Studies is a joint project of the European Academy of Diplomacy and the Council of Europe, […]
The European Academy of Diplomacy is happy to announce that the first round of recruitment for the upcoming edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats is closed. The Recruitment Committee chose 80 best candidates from 180 applications we received. We are also proud to announce the names of three scholarship recipients awarded by the Casimir Pulaski Foundation: Krisztina Aved, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest Sebastian Kęciek, Jagiellonian University, Cracow Mariusz Rzeszutko, National Defence University, Warsaw The second round of recruitment for the XI edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats will be open until November 2nd. For more information please click here.
The first edition of the 2014 Visegrad School of Political Studies – Eastern Partnership has just concluded in the capital of Poland, Warsaw. During the week-long program, outstanding individuals from Visegrad Region and Eastern Partnership countries had a unique chance to learn about V4 experience in transition and cooperation, grassroots movements that lead to the creation of political parties, deepen their previous knowledge in EU decision-making, lobbying practices, and diplomatic correspondence, and strengthen their stance on fighting corruption & political transparency. V4 – EaP is a scholarship program, co-financed by the International Visegrad Fund and the The Department of Public and Cultural Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of […]
The European Academy of Diplomacy begins its 10 year anniversary celebrations this weekend with ouralumni gathering which will be held in Toruń, 27-29 June 2014. The annual event gathers alumni from 10 editions of the Academy of Young Diplomats plus international participants who have taken part in one of our many international training programs, like the Visegrad School of Political Studies, the European Diplomacy Workshop and Summer Schools of Diplomatic Skills. The program kicks off with a networking dinner in Toruń Old Town, followed by a panel discussion on “The Role of Journalism in Democratic Transition” and a training session on “Social Media for Public Diplomacy”. Alumni will also be […]
The European Academy of Diplomacy is happy to announce the completion of the 10th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats and welcome a new group of alumni to the EAD family. Over 8 sessions, 200 participants of the Academy of Young Diplomats met with distinguished international leaders, developed soft skills and focused on one of three specializations: Polish Foreign Service, EU Diplomacy or International Organizations. Our exceptional students came from all over Poland, have diverse international backgrounds and share a strong desire to be future leaders and contribute to Polish and European society by taking a more active role and responsibility. Recruitment for the 11th edition of the Academy of […]
We invite you to an open training “Intercultural Communication”, which will be held on 13 October 2014. The aim of the training is presenting of the role of culture and its impact on functioning, communication among workers and partners from different cultures. In the workshop we refer to the challenges occurring on the crossroads of cultures in the workplace. To learn more and to sign up please go here.