Training courses in diplomatic practices have been organised since 2014 at the request of the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and gather diplomats from countries with a shared interest and a similar level of experience.
Through these courses, we target specific regions or countries to strengthen bilateral and multilateral relations.
- Presenting the Belgian institutional architecture, diplomacy, history and culture
- Understanding the functioning of the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the inside by being in contact with the right experts
- Sharing best practices in diplomacy
Advanced training in Diplomatic practices for diplomats coming from Angola, Mali, Ivory Coast, Republic of Congo and Senegal28 Sept.-9 Oct..2020: diplomats from Angola, Mali, Ivory Coast, Republic of Congo and Senegal for a 10 days online training in advanced diplomatic practices. The aim of this training is to create a real exchange between the diplomats and experts regarding the current regional challenges, while benefitting from the important role Belgium plays on the international scene.
Advanced Training in Diplomatic Practices with a focus on Advocacy & Negotiation Techniques for Palestinian diplomats8 June 2020: opening ceremony of online training course for diplomats from the Palestinian MFA
Diplomatic Practices training session for diplomats from Liberia, Sierra Leone, South Sudan and Sudan24 June-5 July 2019 – Visit to the Port of Antwerp
Diplomatic Practices training session for diplomats from Angola, Ivory Coast, Guinea and Rwanda29 April-10 May 2019 in Brussels – Visit to the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren after its reopenin
Training in Diplomatic Practices with a focus on the European Union for Palestinian diplomats18 Feb. - 1 March 2019: visit of EU Council
Diplomatic Practices training session for diplomats from Benin, Gabon, Togo and Senegal24 September-5 October 2018 – Group picture in the Egmont Palace after a visit with the Protocol of the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Diplomatic practices training session for diplomats from Cabo Verde, Gambia, Ghana & Tanzania18-29 June 2018 – Guided tour of Brussels to discover the cultural and historical heritage of the capital
Diplomatic practices training session for diplomats from Botswana, Namibia, Seychelles and Zambia6-17 November 2017 – Simulation of a United Nations Security Council guided by the Honorary Ambassador of Belgium to the United Nations, Mr Alex Reyn
Diplomatic practices training session for diplomats from Cameroon, the Comoros, Central African Republic and Chad27 September-6 October 2017 – Meeting at the Belgian Permanent Representation for an explanation of the working groups in the Council of the European Union
Introductory training session for diplomats recently posted to Brussels27 June-1 July 2016
Training session on management and inspection of diplomatic missions and consular posts for diplomats from the Democratic Republic of Congo30 November-4 December 2015
Training session for diplomats from Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger16-27 November 2015
Diplomatic practices training session for diplomats from the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Congo17-28 November 2014