Young diplomats from Ukraine, Georgia, and  Moldova join pilot European Diplomatic Academy
September 15, 2022

Young diplomats from Ukraine, Georgia, and  Moldova join pilot European Diplomatic Academy

The European External Action Service has started a pilot project to establish a fully fledged European Diplomatic Academy. 

A first group of 42 young diplomats from the EU Member States, Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Turkey, the Western Balkans countries and EU institutions has been selected to participate in a nine-month programme. They will be trained on EU foreign and security policies, with the objective of acquiring skills and competencies to promote and defend effectively the EU’s principles and interests in the world.

After an initial team-building period at the College of Europe in Natolin, Poland, in early September, the core programme will take place at the College of Europe campus in Bruges, Belgium. It will be complemented by regular study visits to European institutions in Brussels, as well as to organisations relevant to European foreign and security policy, such as NATO.

The programme will take a residential format, with the aim of giving participants the opportunity to live, learn and work together throughout the academic year.

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