Malta: Anutruf, Ground Floor, Hriereb Street, Msida, MSD 1675, Malta
Geneva (Switzerland): WMO Building, 7bis, Avenue de la Paix, CH-1202 Geneva, Switzerland
DiploFoundation (Diplo) offers special diplomatic training aimed at professionals working in ministries of foreign affairs (MFAs), and diplomatic academies and institutions. Diplo’s online courses offer a practical solution for working diplomats and others involved in international relations to keep on top of the latest developments in diplomatic studies, while remaining on-the-job.
Courses can be taken for a certificate issued by DiploFoundation, for academic credits from the University of Malta, or as part of the Masters/Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Diplomacy offered in collaboration with the University of Malta.
Training methodology: Diplo’s online training is distinctive in that it uses a collaborative approach to online teaching and learning, involving a high level of interaction with course faculty and other participants. No travel is required: reading materials, learning activities, and tools for interaction are provided through an online classroom. Courses require 10 weeks of part-time online study, 6–8 hours per week.
List of Courses: Diplomatic Theory and Practice | 21st Century Diplomacy | Bilateral Diplomacy | Climate Change Diplomacy | Consular and Diaspora Diplomacy | Development Diplomacy | Diplomacy of Small States | Diplomatic Law | E-diplomacy | Multilateral Diplomacy | Public Diplomacy
Timetable for registration and the course delivery is available here.
Diplo is a non-profit foundation based in Malta, with offices in Geneva and Belgrade. It provides highly interactive and engaging training on diplomacy and global governance. In 2015, Diplo trained 504 participants from 127 countries, mainly small and developing states. One of the main strengths of Diplo is its effective capacity-development programme combining learning, policy research, and policy immersion.
Diplo has Special Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and plays an important role in a number of global networks and initiatives, including the Internet Governance Forum, the International Forum on Diplomatic Training, and the European Diplomatic Training Initiative. For more information about Diplo please visit www.diplomacy.edu
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