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2015 European Diplomacy Workshop: Eastern Partnership

Conference venue: Warsaw, Poland
Period: April 20-24, 2015
Application deadline: March 22, 2015



The European Diplomacy Workshop (EDW) is a week-long, first in Europe program devoted solely to the Eastern Partnership, European Neighborhood Policy and European Union Foreign Policy. Based on workshops from experts in the fields of EU Foreign Policy (Eastern Partnership and European Neighborhood Policy), and hands-on skills training in International Negotiations, Strategic Planning and Leadership, the European Diplomacy Workshop is designed for emerging political and social leaders, public servants and non-governmental representatives who are eager to learn how to influence the changing context of their country. The program is organised in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and PZU.


  • 40 hours of rigorous lecturers, seminars, workshops, study visits and simulations
  • Unique combination of practice and theory, allowing participants to both participate in traditional lectures and engage in the learning process
  • Stimulation of the participant’s engagement by way of discussions and presentations
  • Meetings with top-level EU officials and diplomats. Previous editions have met with Senator Richard Lugar, Professor Danuta Huebner (MEP), Minister Bernard Kouchner, Secretary General Javier Solana, Minister Borys Tarsyuk and President Lech Walesa
  • Workshop on multilateral negotiation and leadership skills


  • Emerging political and social leaders who want to make difference in their country
  • Internationally minded persons who are interested in public service and have passion for serving their fellow countrymen
  • Professionals eager to acquire the leadership training and skills to take on the world’s most demanding issues
  • Highly motivated students who are dedicated to mastering the practice of international relations


  • Providing the participants with an comprehensive understanding in the fields of EU Foreign Policy, Eastern Partnership and Russia & EU relations
  • Giving participants opportunities to broaden their EU and regional specific knowledge and acquire and practice essential skills necessary for shaping the modern world
  • Establishing a forum for exchanging experiences and enhancing cooperation between leaders from Europe, Asia, and the Middle East
  • Development of expert level knowledge and communication skills
  • Reinforce negotiations and decision-making skills.

How to apply

Apply here.

Dates & Applications

The Spring 2015 European Diplomacy Workshop will be held on 20 - 24 April 2015.
All applications are required to submit a current CV (in Europass format).
Scholarship application deadline:  1 March 2015.
Scholarship results notification: 6 March 2014
Non-scholarship applications open until 22 March 2015.

A select number of scholarships will be awarded to participants from Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine).
To be considered for a scholarship, you must have completed your 4th year of studies (graduate students, doctoral candidates and early career professionals may also apply).
To apply for the scholarship, submit CV (in Europass format) & short Statement of Motivation here. The scholarship covers accommodation, meals (breakfasts, lunches, coffee breaks), workshop & materials, certificates. Participants are expected to arrange their own travel and visas if necessary.

335 EUR (without accommodation) or 535 EUR (with accommodation, same gender, double occupancy rooms)
The registration fee includes 6 days of the courses, materials, coffee breaks, lunches, social events and diploma. All participants are expected to arrange their own travel and visas if necessary.


Information & contacts

Ms. Katarzyna Waksmundzka
EAD International Program Coordinator
tel.: +48 22 378 11 99

Ms. Joanna Jasińska
EAD International Program Coordinator
tel.: +48 22 378 11 98


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