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Training activities Diplomacy & Foreign Affairs

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If requested by MFA, in the framework of bilateral or multilateral relation with specific regions or countries, Egmont offers, tailor made training programmes of 1 to 2 weeks for junior or senior diplomats specifically in the areas of the EU and international peace and security, and other specific areas if requested.

Contact:
Julie Godin, Director Training Programme

 

Upcoming Training

 

Past Training

  • 5-8 Dec. 2016: Study trip on Belgian federalism – Shades Negotiation Program

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A group of 19 Shades Network Members has been selected to join a study trip in Belgium. During their stay, they will explore the “Belgian federalism case” in all its facets through the analytical lenses of the Negotiation Methodology. The purpose is to explore another complex situation and thus create space for reflection and creative thinking. See photogallery.

  • 27 June – 1 July 2016: Introduction week for newly arrived African diplomats

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The Egmont Institute organised an introduction week, in French, for 19 African diplomats recently posted to Brussels. The objective was to provide an introduction into Belgium and its political, economic and cultural institutions which play a central role on not only the national but also the international diplomatic landscape. A particular emphasis was given to the external policies of Belgium which have a strong focus on the African continent. See photogallery.

  • 30 Nov. – 4 Dec. 2015: Training session on management and inspection of diplomatic missions and consular posts

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Following the decision by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Didier Reynders, to contribute to the reinforcement of competencies of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Egmont Institute organised a Training Program for a group of four Congolese high officials in Brussels, from 30 November to 4 December 2015. The purpose of this training was to improve their expertise in the management and inspection of diplomatic missions and consular posts.
See photo.

  • 16-27 Nov. 2015: Training session for diplomats from the Sahel region

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According to the decision of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Didier Reynders, to contribute to the training of diplomats from the Sahel region, the Egmont Institute organised a Training Program for a group of eleven diplomats from Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger in Brussels, from 16 November to 27 November 2015. The objective of the Programme was to improve their knowledge of the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the EU institutional framework, NATO and international relations at large.
See photogallery.

  • 17-28 Nov. 2014: Training Program for Diplomats from DRC and from the RoC

Following a request by the Ministers of Foreign affairs of Belgium, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Congo,  Egmont organised in November a two-week Training Program for Diplomats from the two Congos. The Program aimed at deepening the diplomats’ knowledge of the EU institutions, of NATO and of international relations at large.
28 Nov: Closing ceremony at Egmont institute of a two-week Training Program for Diplomats from DRC and from the RoC.  The Program focused on capacity building and knowledge transfer on Belgium, on European Institutions and international relations.