(DIGITAL) SUMMER SCHOOL OF 2021 DIPLOMACY
Negotiation can help you understand international relations better than theory. After all, there cannot be any international relations without negotiations. Foreign policy is often based on the developments and outcomes of negotiations. This raises the question about which role does the national interest play? On the topic, Simon Anholt states in his book the Good Country Equation, “Putting your own country first without putting everybody else last isn’t as difficult as it sounds: there are many examples to show how learning from and collaborating with other countries can actually produce better policies, not just compromise or self-sacrifice”. But when do you chose international interest over national interest?
Countries, and their leaders, seem to think that a policy that is good for the world by definition goes against the national interest. During this summer school speakers like Glenda Sluga, Tim Butcher, and André Gerrits alongside Simon Anholt will provide in-depth insights into nationalism vs diplomacy. At the same time former Dutch minister of defence prof. dr. ir. Joris Voorhoeve, international negotiations experts dr. Paul Meerst and founder and president of the Young Diplomat Hans van den Berg together with other negotiation experts will provide training and insights into international negotiation and diplomacy. Challenging you in a two-day simulation at the end of the course to put your newly acquired skills and knowledge to the test.
|Type of Opportunity||Conferences|
|Event Date||04 July,2021 to 15 July,2021|
|Open to||All Nationalities|