Belgium, Brussels

Summer School in Protocol and Soft Diplomacy Skills

when 8 July 2013 - 11 July 2013
duration 1 week
fee EUR 970

Protocol is essential for conducting smooth relations in public life and official ceremonies.

This four-day course has been specifically designed for those who wish to be introduced to or expand their knowledge of protocol, diplomacy or cross cultural communication. Furthermore, it will be the perfect base for those who intend to continue onto a year programme such as a postgraduate or master's degree in this increasingly important field.

The programme includes:

-Basic Rules of Protocol,
-Diplomatic Protocol
-Overview of Flag Placement, Precedences and Seating Arrangements
-Public Affairs and Negotiations in Brussels
-Military Protocol,
-Protocol at the Table,
-The UN system,
-Protocol in the United Nations,
-Working with the Media,
-High Level Events Organisation,
-International Protocol,
-Visit to the European Parliament.

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Course leader

Ines Pires-Urquiza

Target group

This course has been specifically designed for those who wish to be introducedrnto the increasingly important field of protocol. It will be of particular interest to current embassy personnel, European Union officials, university students in the fields of politics, international relations and communication/public relations, business people, journalists, event organisers and public relations representatives.

Course aim

The aim of the course is to give participants an up-to-date knowledge of the main practices andrnprocedures of protocol today.

Fee info

EUR 970: The fee of the 4-day course is 970 EUR.