Our 21st Century Diplomacy research programme explores what great diplomacy looks like and what makes for a great diplomat, in terms of the skills they need and how to train them.
What Makes a Good Diplomat?
Tom Fletcher, EDA Advisor and Omar Al Bitar, EDA Vice President
This EDA Reflection looks at what diplomats throughout history have seen as the essential elements of the craft, from patience and courage, to tact and creativity. Drawing on this, it sets out how the EDA will aim to develop
Economic Diplomacy: The Core of New International Affairs
Speaker: Paulo Portas, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Portugal
18 May 2016
UAE's Role in Multilateral Issues
Speaker: Lana Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the UAE to the United Nations
28 April 2016