Deadline
21
Mar 2022
Workshop on Diplomatic Protocol and Etiquette Multilateral Diplomacy
Type
Workshop
Location
Geneva/online, Switzerland & Web based
Date
24 Mar 2022 to 25 Mar 2022
Is this event associated with a learning outcome?
Yes
Does the event include an objective assessment of learning?
No
Duration of event
2 Days
Programme Area
Multilateral Diplomacy
Specific Target Audience
Core Diplomatic Training
Website
http://www.unitar.org/mdp
Price
$1,000
Event Focal Point Email
diplomacy@unitar.org
Event Focal Point Contact Number
+41 229178810
Registration method
By application & selection
Mode of delivery
Other
Languages
English
Background

The area of Diplomatic Etiquette and Protocol can be intimidating and difficult to grasp without specialised background knowledge and experience. As staff of a major international organisation, you may be called upon to organise and make arrangements for events, conferences and meetings, whether they be formal or informal, official or unofficial. This requires an in-depth understanding of the various layers of Protocol and Etiquette.

 

Event objectives

This module aims to provide skills and knowledge in the field Diplomatic Etiquette and Protocol. At the end of this training, participants should be able to take the right decisions and consider a broad spectrum of possible Protocol-related situations and Etiquette guidelines, to enable them to confront challenging and new situations confidently particularly when dealing with high-ranking government officials.

This two-day face-to-face training workshop will adopt a practical approach to Etiquette and Protocol issues, emphasising real-life case studies, scenarios and situations that staff from any international organization or government might encounter. 

Learning objectives

At the end of the Module, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize accepted practices in international Protocol and Etiquette;
  • React in an appropriate and proactive manners to arising Protocol and Etiquette-related questions and challenges;
  • Identify the appropriate forms of communication with higher-ranking officials.
Methodology

The training is designed to be highly interactive and participatory, and will include a variety of simulation exercises and pedagogical tools to enable the participants to acquire a thorough knowledge and understanding of the topic at hand. 

Targeted audience

This course is open to members of Permanent Missions and delegates of Ministries of Foreign Affairs and other government officials, representatives of international, intergovernmental, and non-governmental organizations. Senior managers from the private sector are equally invited to benefit from this unique course.

Additional information

If the current situation caused by COVID-19 allows for the, the workshop will be held in a hybrid mode from 24 to 25 March 2022 for two days. If the situation worsens, the workshop will be held solely online from 23 to 25 March 2022 for three days. Participants will be informed of the form of delivery before the workshop.

The course fee is 1000 USD. UNITAR is delighted to announce that a limited number of fellowships are available. Please select this link for more information: www.unitar.org/cdt-fellowships