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1995
On 9 June Diplomatic School, as a department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, started with its work.


Classes

53 candidates attended the first 2-month diplomatic course in June-July.


Scholarships abroad

14 candidates were sent to diplomatic training on the scholarship and co-operation programme.

1996
By the order of the Government of the Republic of Croatia of 24 October, Diplomatic School became Diplomatic Academy, as an office at Ministry of the Foreign Affairs administration level.


Classes

33 candidates attended the first one-year professional diplomatic course;

29 candidates attended the second 2-month diplomatic course in January-February.


Publications

Diplomatic School Year – Book, Vol. 1/1996, no.1 (Croatian).


Scholarships abroad

21 candidates were sent to diplomatic training on the scholarship and co-operation programme.

1997

Classes

35 candidates attended the second one-year professional diplomatic course.

34 candidates attended the third 2-month diplomatic course in December 1996 – February 1997.


Conferences and Seminars

International Symposium: "Croatia and the World" was held in Zagreb on 26 May on the occasion of 7th anniversary of the Croatian independence and 5th anniversary of the Croatian membership in the United Nations. The well known Croatian and foreign lecturers, who witnessed the establishment of the state of Croatia and its integration into international community, took part at the conference;

International symposium "Diplomacy of the Republic of Dubrovnik" was held in Dubrovnik from 3rd to 5th September in co-operation with MSHS. Historians and the experts in the field of international relations as well as the diplomats from Croatia, Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Netherlands, Germany, USA, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and Great Britain gathered at the symposium and 34 university professors and diplomats read their papers at the symposium.


Publications

Diplomatic School Year – Book, Vol. 2/1997, no.1 (Croatian);

Diplomatic School Year – Book, Symposium: "Croatia and the World", Vol. 2/1997, No.2 (Croatian);

Translation of the General Convention for the Protection of the National Minorities and the Explanation.


Scholarships abroad

5 candidates were sent to diplomatic training on the scholarship and co-operation programme.

1998

Classes

35 candidates attended the third one-year professional diplomatic course.

41 candidates attended the fourth two-month diplomatic course from December 1997 to February 1998.


Conferences and Seminars

Symposium "Modern Croatia Diplomacy Experience" was held on 8 June in Zagreb, on the occasion of the Days of the Croatian Diplomacy. 30 Croatian diplomats gathered at the symposium and each of them presented their own personal experience in 1990s about the establishment of the independent Croatian state and the role the Croatian diplomacy had, from its beginning, in the implementation of the strategic points of the Croatian foreign policy and the position of the Croatian diplomacy in the international relations. His Excellency msgr Jean-Louis Tauran, the Secretary of the Holy Chair for the relations with other states, made a special presentation;

Scientific symposium "Croatian Diplomacy in Middle Ages" was held in Zadar from 9th to 11th September in Zadar and organized in co-operation with: Croatian Institute for History, Institute for History of the Croatian Academy for Science and Art, Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia, County of Zadar and the City of Zadar. 20 respectable scientists from Croatia, Hungary and Italy gathered at the symposium;

International conference "The Role of the Diplomacy in Transitional Countries with Special Emphasis on Education" was held, within CEI, from 1st to 2nd October in Dubrovnik, under the chairmanship of Croatia. 64 politicians, diplomats, scientists and university professors from 13 countries, members of CEI, and Belgium, France, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Turkey and Great Britain as well as the representatives of Council of Europe, Executive Secretariat of CEI from Trieste and WEU Institute for security studies gathered at the conference. CEI network for the diplomatic education was established at the conference (CEIDTN) with the purpose to act as a centre for collecting information for CEIDTN, maintain web page at http://www.mvp.hr/ceidtn and co-operate with other CEIDTN co-ordinators, such as: Diplomatic Academy in Vienna, Diplomatic Institute of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy in Rome and Diplomatic Academy of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia in Ljubljana.


Publications

Diplomatic Academy Year – Book, International Symposium: "Diplomacy of the Republic of Dubrovnik" Vol. 3/1998., No. 3, in Croatian and English.


Agreements on related institutions abroad

Agreement on co-operation between Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia was signed on 22nd January;

Memorandum on the agreement on co-operation between Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and Educational Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey was signed on 13th March;

Agreement on co-operation between Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation was signed on 17th March 1998;

Agreement on co-operation between Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine was signed on 26th November 1998.


Scholarships abroad

24 candidates were sent to diplomatic training on the scholarship and co-operation programme.

1999

Classes

34 candidates attended the fourth one-year professional diplomatic course;

41 candidates attended the fifth two-month diplomatic course from December 1998 to February 1999.


Conferences and Seminars

Conference "The Relations between Croats and Bulgarians from 10th to 19th century, with special reference to times of the Republic of Dubrovnik" was held in Dubrovnik between 18th to 20 July, in co-operation with Croatian-Bulgarian Association from Zagreb, "Ivo Pilar", Institute for Humanities from Zagreb and International Centre for Croatian Studies;

Seminar "European Integration Processes" for young diplomats and employees of other bodies of state administration in the Republic of Croatia and other states, members of the Central European Initiative was held in Dubrovnik from 14th to 18th September, in co-operation with Hanns Seidel Foundation from Munich. The foundation saw to arrival of the respectable foreign lecturers and financed the stay of the participants in Dubrovnik while Diplomatic Academy financed the stay of participants from 10 countries in transition through Diplomatic Training Network;

International CEI conference "Diplomacy for 21st century: knowledge management" was held in Dubrovnik from 8th to 10th October, in co-operation with International Centre of Croatian Studies in Dubrovnik. 65 diplomats, university professors and scientists from 10 countries, members of CEI (Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Italy Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia) and Belgium, Egypt, Estonia, Greece, Netherlands, Switzerland, USA and Great Britain as well as College of Europe, Economic and Social Council, European Commission, Executive Office of CEI, Council of Europe and OESS gathered at the conference;

Seminar on Protocol for the staff of the protocol in the counties and cities in Croatia, took place in Zagreb from 18th to 20th November, in co-operation with State Protocol of the Republic of Croatia;
Seminar on European integration in the framework of the Memorandum on Co-operation between diplomatic academies of the Republic of Croatia and Hellenic Republic took place in Athens from 22nd to 28th November, in co-operation with Hellenic Foundation of European and Foreign Affairs (ELIAMEP). This was the first seminar for the Croatian diplomats, organized by Academy in co-operation with a state, member of EU. 10 young Croatian diplomats, together with the attendants of the Greek Diplomatic Academy, attended the seminar. The Greek diplomats and Mr V. Drobnjak had a lecture on Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe whereas the Academy Dean, Mr Mladen Arlić lectured on Regional Co-operation in Europe.


Publications

Diplomatic Academy Year-Book, Symposium "Experience of Modern Croatian Diplomacy", Vol.4/1999, no.1 (Croatian);

Diplomatic Academy Year-Book, Symposium "Croatian Diplomacy in Middle Ages", Vol.4/1999, no.2 (Croatian);

Special Issue: About Emissary Service and diplomatic protocol in the Republic of Dubrovnik in 15th century, by Zdenka Janeković-Roemer at the Symposium on Croatian Diplomacy in Middle Ages, Diplomatic Academy Year-Book,1999 (Croatian);

Diplomatic Academy Year – Book, Central European Initiative – International Conference "The Role of Diplomacy in Countries in Transition with special Emphasis on Education and Training", Vol. 1/1999, No. 1 (English).


Agreements with related institutions abroad

Agreement on co-operation between Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and Dutch Institute for international relations "Clingendael" was signed on 19th February;

Agreement on co-operation between Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and Diplomatic Academy "Andres Bello" of the Republic of Chile was signed on 24th September;

Agreement on co-operation between Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic was signed on 24th November.


Scholarships abroad

31 candidates were sent to diplomatic training on the scholarship and co-operation programme.

2000

Classes

37 candidates attended the fifth one-year professional diplomatic course;

45 candidates attended the sixth two-month diplomatic course from November 1999 to February 2000.


Conferences and Seminars

German-Croatian symposium "Political and economic growth of Europe characterized by globalisation was held on 1st April at "Goethe Institute " in Zagreb, in co-operation with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Croatia. The topics at the symposium were economic & financial and political, in terms of security, aspects of the globalization for the purpose of informing the German intellectuals and business people from Tonisstein Circle about the economic circumstances in Croatia in order to improve the further co-operation;

International seminar "Public Diplomacy and Media", in co-operation with CEI, Pact for stability for South Eastern Europe and ICCS Dubrovnik was held from 14th to 15th April in Dubrovnik as a contribution of the Republic of Croatia to the regional co-operation, confidence development and stability, perceived as means for further integration into European processes. 71 participants attended the seminar and among them there were diplomats, journalists and other media and international relations experts from 12 member states of CEI, USA, other European countries and 4 international organizations;
Round table on the occasion of the Day of Croatian Diplomacy was held on 16th June in Zagreb. Croatian diplomats, politicians and scientists as well as foreign accredited diplomats in the Republic of Croatia took part in the seminar;

International seminar of the Pact of stability for South Eastern Europe for young diplomats from the countries in transitions in Central and South Eastern Europe took place from 28th August to 2nd September in Dubrovnik, in co-operation with the Pact for stability for South Eastern Europe, the Centre for European Integration studies (ZEI) from Bonn, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Foundation Friedrich Naumann and the University of Zagreb – ICCS in Dubrovnik. 14 diplomats from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Hungary, Romania and Slovenia took part in the seminar;

The second seminar on European integration processes for young diplomats from Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe took place from 9th to 13 October in Dubrovnik, in co-operation with Foundation Hanns Seidel from Munich;

International conference within the framework of CEI "Diplomacy in the Era of Globalisation" was held from 6th to 7th October in Dubrovnik, as a traditional annual gathering of diplomats and other experts in international relations, foreign affairs, diplomacy and diplomatic education. There were 51 participants from 10 member states of CEI, 8 other European countries and 2 international organizations;

Seminar "European integration processes" took place from 4th to 15th December in Hamburg, in co-operation with the International Institute for Politics and Economy "Haus Rissen" from Hamburg and the Institute for International Relations from Zagreb. It was organized for 18 participants from the Croatian State Administration, Institute for International Relation, Croatian Chamber of Commerce and the company "Podravka".

Publications

Diplomatic Academy Year – Book, Central European Initiative – International Conference "Diplomacy for the twenty-first century: knowledge management", Vol. 2/2000, No. 1 (English);

Diplomatic Academy Year – Book, Central European Initiative – International Seminar within the Framework of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe "Public Diplomacy and Media", Vol. 2/2000, No. 2 (English);

Special issue: Working group of the Danube regions 1990 - 2000 Arbeitsgemeinschaft Donauländer 1900 – 2000, (bilingual edition in Croatian and German), 2000;

Translation: Activities and achievements of the Council of Europe, 2000 (Croatian).


Agreements with related institutions abroad

Agreement on co-operation between Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and the Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of India was signed on 5th January;

Agreement on co-operation between Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and the Institute for diplomatic studies of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt was signed on 13th January;

Agreement on co-operation between Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and Diplomatic School of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Spain was signed on 3rd April.


Scholarships abroad

26 candidates were sent to diplomatic training on the scholarship and co-operation programme.

2001

Classes

31 candidates attended the sixth one-year professional diplomatic course;

36 candidates attended the seventh two-month diplomatic course from January to March.


Conferences and Seminars

Specialized seminar on diplomatic practice for Croatian diplomats was organized from 7th to 18th May at the Diplomatic Academy, led by Mrs Nancy Forbord and Mr James Morton, the experts from Diplomatic Tradecraft Associates (DTA), SAD. 47 participants attended 3 workshops on "Policy creation", "Negotiations" and "Public Diplomacy";

Round Table on achievements and priorities of the Croatian Foreign Policy and Diplomacy on the occasion of the Day of the Croatian Diplomacy was held on 26th June in Zagreb. Mr Tonino Picula, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia, opened the meeting at which Croatian and foreign diplomats, politicians and scientists gathered. On that occasion year – book "Public diplomacy and media" was presented from the international seminar with the same name, which took place from 14th to 15th April 2000;

Dubrovnik Diplomatic Summer School was established in 2001 in the framework of the Tepmus programme of the European Commission, coordinated by College of Europe from Brugge and in co-operation with the Centre of diplomatic studies of the University of Leicester, the Institute for international relations (IMO) from Zagreb, International Centre of Croatian universities (ICCS) of the University of Zagreb and the Diplomatic Academy;

The course "Regional co-operation, multilateral diplomacy and diplomatic practice" was held from 27th August to 15th September 2001. 20 young diplomats from 9 countries (Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro, Latvia, Hungary, Macedonia, Poland and Slovenia) attended the course. The training of trainers from the Republic of Croatia was organized, books of reference were published and the preparations for the second course in 2002 were carried out;

The second Summer School of the Pact on stability "Stabilization of the South Eastern Europe – security aspect" was held from 10th to 15th September in Dubrovnik, in co-operation with the Centre for European integration studies (ZEI) from Bonn, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Foundation Friedrich Naumann and the University of Zagreb – ICCS in Dubrovnik. 16 diplomats from 6 countries in transition (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Yugoslavia, Macedonia, Romania and Slovenia) attended this international specialized seminar;

International CEI conference "Economic diplomacy in the countries in transition" was held from 5th to 6th October in Dubrovnik. 47 participants from 7 member states of CEI (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia) and from Egypt, Estonia, Latvia, Germany, Russia, Switzerland and Great Britain as well as from 2 international organizations (CEI – Executive Office and UNDP) gathered at the conference. The year – book "Diplomacy in the era of globalization", from the conference with the same name, which had been held in 2000, was presented at the conference;

The third seminar on European integration processes was held from 8th to 12 October in Dubrovnik in co-operation with Foundation Hanns Seidel. 28 diplomats from 14 countries in transition: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Yugoslavia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine attended the seminar. The Austrian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Hungarian and German experts lectured at the seminar;

Specialized seminar for Croatian diplomats was held from 22nd October to 2nd November 2001 in Oslo, in co-operation with the Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Norway in the Republic of Croatia. 11 employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia attended the seminar;

Seminar "Simulation of the negotiating at an international conference" in French was held from 6th to 8th December at the Diplomatic Academy in Zagreb, in the framework of the co-operation programme with the Embassy of the Republic of France in the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of European Integration of the Republic of Croatia. 16 employees of the State Administration (7 from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) attended the seminar which was led by Mrs Laurence Riehl, director of the French Institute in Vienna;

The courses of the French Language for the diplomats of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and state administrators have started in 2001, in co-operation with the Embassy of the Republic of France in the Republic of Croatia and Alliance française.


Publications

Diplomatic Academy Year – Book, Central European Initiative – International Conference "Diplomacy in the Era of Globalisation", Dubrovnik, 6-7 October 2000, Vol. 3/2001, No. 1 (English)

Special issue: Official abbreviations and full names of the states in Croatian and English, 2001 (Croatian);


Agreements with related institutions abroad

Agreement on co-operation between Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and the Higher Institute for the International Relations of Cuba "Raul Roa Garcia" was signed on 19th March in 2001;


Scholarships abroad

40 candidates were sent to diplomatic training on the scholarship and co-operation programme.

2002

Classes

39 candidates completed 7th one – year professional diplomatic study.


Conferences and seminars

The employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who graduated from secondary school and university, attended the internal course on consular matters, informatics and German – course for beginners. 16 participants attended the course until 9th April;

The second Dubrovnik Diplomatic School - Regional Co-operation, Multilateral Diplomacy and Diplomatic Practice – international seminar for young diplomats from the countries in transition was organized from 26th August to 22nd September, in co-operation with College of Europe, Brugge, University at Leicesteru, Institute for International Relations, Zagreb and ICCS;

The third Summer School of the Pact of Stability was held from 15th to 22nd September in Dubrovnik, in co-operation with the Centre for integration studies (ZEI) from Bonn, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Foundation IRZ from Bonn and ICCS

The fourth mutual seminar in European integration processes for young diplomats from Central and South – Eastern Europe was held from 8th to 10th October in Dubrovnik, in co-operation with the Foundation Hanns Seidel;

International Seminar “Diplomacy and Business Development in Countries in Transition” was held from 11th to 12th October in Dubrovnik, in co-operation with CEI;

Seminar “EU Foreign and Security Policy” was held from 21st to 25th October in Dubrovnik, in co-operation with the Embassy of the Republic of France in the Republic of Croatia;

International seminar “Public Diplomacy and Media” was held from 8th to 9th November in Dubrovnik, in co-operation with CEI;


Publications

Diplomatic Academy Year–Book, Central European Initiative – International Conference "Economic Diplomacy in Countries in Transition", was held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, from 5th to 6th October 2000, Vol. 4/2002, No. 1 (English).


Scholarships abroad

26 candidates were sent to diplomatic training on the scholarship and co-operation programme.

2003

Classes

31 candidates attended the seventh one-year professional diplomatic course;

32 candidates attended the eighth two-month diplomatic course from September to November.


Conferences and Seminars

Seminar “Oral Presentation of the Documents” in French was held from 10th to 11th April in Zagreb, in co-operation with the Embassy of the Republic of France;

Seminar “Simulation of the International Conference” in French was held from 15th to 17th May in Zagreb, in co-operation with the Embassy of the Republic of France;

The fourth Summer School of the Pact of Stability in the South-Eastern Europe on “Stabilizing of South-Eastern Europe – the prospects of entering EU” was held from 7th to 14th September in Dubrovnik, in co-operation with the Centre of European Integration Studies, ZEI, Bonn, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany, the German Foundation for international legal co-operation – IRZ, Bonn and International Centre of Croatian Universities;

International seminar in European integrations was held from 6th to 9th October in Dubrovnik, in co-operation with the Foundation Hanns Seidel and the International centre of Croatian Universities;

Seminar “Multilateral Negotiations in EU” in French was held from 20th to 24th October in Dubrovnik, in co-operation with the Embassy of the Republic of France and ICCS;

International CEI conference “Public Diplomacy and Media” was held from 7th to 8th November in Dubrovnik, in co-operation with CEI – Central Office, Trieste and ICCS;

International Conference “Economic Diplomacy – New Challenges and how to deal with them” was held on 14th November in Dubrovnik, in co-operation with CEI – Central Office, Trieste and ICCS;

Seminar “EU Institutions in French, was held from 13th to 15th November in Zagreb in co-operation with the Embassy of the Republic of France;

Seminar “Simulation of the press conference”, in French, was held from 4th to 6th December in Zagreb, in co-operation with the Embassy of the Republic of France.


Publications

Diplomatic Academy Year – Book, Central European Initiative – International Conference "Diplomacy and Business Development in Countries in Transition", Dubrovnik, Croatia 11 – 12 October 2002, Vol. 5/2003, No. 1 (English)


Agreements with related institutions abroad

Agreement on co-operation between Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania was signed on 26th May;

Agreement on co-operation between Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and Diplomatic Academy of Peru was signed on 24th November.


Scholarships abroad

16 candidates were sent to diplomatic training on the scholarship and co-operation programme.


2004

Courses

 

The first one-year expert diplomatic study entitled ;Economic Diplomacy; - with the aim of promoting economic diplomacy and training young experts for the positions of diplomatic councillors for economy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration launched in the 2004/2005 academic year a one-year study entitled ;Economic Diplomacy;, which has the status of a one-year expert diplomatic study. This is the first study organised by the MFAEI Diplomatic Academy that is not designed exclusively for diplomats and other civil servants, but experts of various profiles from the private sector and the diplomatic community as well. After the public competition, testing and interviews with the applicants, 24 of them were admitted. The courses began in November 2004, and should end in June 2006.

Conferences, seminars, lectures

French language training seminar ;Professional Communication in French;, in co-operation with the MEI Directorate for Information and Education and the French Embassy, 1 and 2 April;

German and English workshop ;Rhetoric Basics; in co-operation with the Hanns Siedel Foundation, 21 and 22 May;

Seminar on European Policy for Croatian diplomats at the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in co-operation with the Belgian MFA, Brussels, 21-25 May;

Third Dubrovnik Diplomatic Summer School thematically entitled ;Diplomacy and Management of EU Negotiations;, this year designed for future lectures in European integration, and diplomatic skills and techniques, in co-operation with the Zagreb University, International Centre of Croatian Universities, and the Brugges College of Europe, 30 August-10 September;

Sixth international seminar on European integration, in co-operation with the Hanns Siedel Foundation and the International Centre of Croatian Universities, Dubrovnik, 4-8 October;

Study visit to the EU institutions in Brussels for MFA and MEI officials, in co-operation with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, 12-15 October;

International diplomatic seminar ;Institutional Future of the EU;, in co-operation with the French Embassy and CEES Strasbourg, Dubrovnik, 19-22 October;

Seminar entitled ;National Identity - EU and Globally;, in co-operation with the Hanns Siedel Foundation and the Goethe Institute, 5 November;

Study visit to Brussels for younger MFA officials, n co-operation with the Hanns Siedel Foundation, 22-24 November;

As a part of the Academy’s regular activities, a series of lectures is held under the title of ;Open Lectures;, given by renowned domestic and foreign lecturers, scientists, politicians, etc.

 

Publications

Diplomatic Academy Proceedings, Central European Initiative – International Conference ;Public Diplomacy and Media;, Dubrovnik, Croatia 7-8 November 2003, Vol. 6/2004, No. 1.

 

Protocols on co-operation with related institutions abroad

Protocol on Co-operation between the MFA Diplomatic Academy and the Bulgarian Diplomatic Institute, Sofia, 15 September.

 

Scholarships abroad

Seven candidates sent abroad on diplomatic training through scholarship and co-operation programs.



2005

Courses

The first one-year expert diplomatic study entitled ;Economic Diplomacy; is currently ongoing and features 24 attendees.

The 9th two-month diplomatic course March-April featured 34 attendees.

 

Conferences and seminars

Seminar in French language training ;Visiting and Getting to Know the EU Institutions;, in co-operation with the MFAEI Directorate for Information and Education and the French Embassy, 1 and 2 December;

Seminar on Croatia designed for the Bavarian civil servants, in co-operation with the Croatian Consulate General to Munich and the Bavarian State Chancellery, 28 February-2 March;

Seminar in rhetoric for active speakers of German, in co-operation with the Hanns Seidel Foundation, 2-4 June;

Seminar from the ;EU ABC for Trainees – EU Basics; series, , in co-operation with the MFAEI Directorate for Information and Education, 27 and 28 July;

Fourth Dubrovnik Diplomatic Summer School thematically entitled ;Learning from Experience of EU Negotiations; is designed this year for those who wish to become lecturers in European integration and diplomatic skills, in co-operation with the Dubrovnik Interuniversity Center and the British Embassy to Zagreb, 15-25 September;

International seminar in Dubrovnik on European integration for young European diplomats, in co-operation with the Hanns Seidel Foundation and the International Center of Croatian Universities in Dubrovnik, 3-7 October;

International conference entitled ;Cultural Promotion and Diplomacy;, in co-operation with the Hanns Seidel Foundation, Dubrovnik, 14 and 15 October;

Seminar and workshop entitled ;Nation’s Image and EU Experiences;, led by prof. M. Kunczika, PhD, in co-operation with the Hanns Seidel Foundation and Goethe Institute, 14 and 15 October;

International diplomatic seminar on ;Foreign, Security, and Defence Policy of the EU;, in co-operation with the French Embassy and the CEES Strasbourg, Dubrovnik, 18-21 October;

Seminar from the ;EU ABC – EU Economy; series for trainees and other MFAEI officials, 1 and 2 December;

As a part of the Academy’s regular activities, a series of lectures is held, entitled ;Open Lectures;, given by renowned domestic and foreign lecturers, scientists, politicians, etc. Also underway is a series of ;Lectures by the Members of the Croatian EU Membership Negotiations Team;, in which members of the Negotiations Team in charge of a specific chapter and heads of the working groups for the preparations of the negotiations after the bilateral screening of that chapter deliver lectures for the MFAEI officials and civil servants.

 

Protocols on co-operation with related institutions abroad

Protocol on Co-operation between the Croatian MFAEI DA and the Polish MFA DA, Warsaw, 16 February;

Protocol on Co-operation between the Croatian MFAEI DA and the Albanian DA, Tirana, 21 March;

Memorandum on Co-operation between the Croatian MFAEI DA and the Czech MFA DA, Prague, 11 April;

Protocol on Co-operation between the Croatian MFAEI DA and the Moroccan MFA DA, Morocco, 29 November.

 

Scholarships abroad

Seven candidates sent abroad on diplomatic training through scholarship and co-operation programs.