Module 1:  Fundamentals of Global Governance

On-line, 9 September - 25 October 2019

  • Understanding the International System

  • Politics and Contemporary Dynamics of Global Governance

  • Review of Fundamentals in International Law, Economics and Political Economy

  • Hot Topics on the International Agenda such as:  Trade and Development, Migration, Global Health, Security and Environment

  • Exposure to the Multilateral Context of International Geneva

Module 2:  Policy and Decision-Making Processes and Tools

19 - 29 November 2019

  • Insights into the Public Policy-Making Processes

  • Decision and Policy-Making Tools:  drafting Policy Papers, Risk Analysis, Measurement and Impact Evaluation (past speakers included GAVI, World Bank and The Global Fund)

  • Decision-Making within regional and International Organisations

  • Forward thinking on "Futures" - exercises, simulations and applications of foresight methodologies

Modules 3 & 4:  International Negotiation

19 - 28 February  & 21 - 30 April 2020

  • Bringing Theoretical Approaches into the Practice of Negotiation

  • Exploring Bilateral and Plurilateral Negotiations

  • Leading Delegations and Chairing Meetings

  • Mediation

  • Observing Negotiations in Geneva-based International Negotiations

  • 2 sessions in Brussels, Belgium (to be confirmed)


Professional skills developed throughout the programme include:

  • Advanced cross-cultural communication skills
  • Public speaking in the diplomatic and multilateral contexts
  • Writing, research methods and tools
  • Personal feedback and mentoring