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May 17, 2019 | DAOS-3 | Day 6

The topic of the day: the diplomatic interpretation and intercultural communication

Today we started with the thematic block devoted to the diplomatic interpretation and intercultural communication. How to avoid the misunderstandings in communication with the statesmen from different countries, how to translate an official document in a correct way and with much other life hacks shared the professional Turkish interpreter, Deputy director of the Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine Yevgeniya Gaber.

May 16, 2019 | DAOS-3 |  Day 5

The topic of the day: NATO programs for Ukrainian state institutions and security situation in the Black Sea region

Today we had the honor to open our seminar‘s morning session together with the Head of the NATO Representation to Ukraine Ambassador Alexander Vinnikov. Talked about key areas of cooperation, NATO programs for Ukrainian state institutions and security situation in the Black Sea region.

May 15, 2019 | DAOS-3 | Day 4

The topic of the day: the role of economic diplomacy in the promotion of state interests

Diplomatic Academy Odesa Seminar is going on. Today we are welcoming an experienced trainer in negotiation techniques, a research fellow at the Netherlands Institute for International Relations “Clingendael” Mr. Hans Wurzer. Started with a lecture on the role of economic diplomacy in the promotion of state interests.

May 14, 2019 | DAOS-3 |  Day 3

The topic of the day: public diplomacy and strategic communications

Spent the whole day talking about public diplomacy and strategic communications. What is the key to a successful interview? How to communicate with different audiences and to convey your messages? Got the answers and practical recommendations from one of the most experienced and successful experts in the field - British media trainer Robert Taylor.

May 13, 2019 | DAOS-3 |  Day 2

The topic of the day: the world politics in transition

We started our weekly intense course with the morning lecture of the Ambassador of the Great Britain to Belarus and the Associate Fellowof Chatham House Dr. Nigel Gould-Davies, devoted to the world politics in transition. The geography of political transformations is no less unbelievable than their scale. Together with our participants we tried to define the nature and consequences of these changes.

May 12, 2019 | DAOS-3 |  Day 1

DAOS-3 is officially opened!

The intense and extremely interesting program is ahead: 20 participants from MFA, central government authorities, Ministry of Interior and Navy HQ, 12 leading international and Ukrainian experts in IR and diplomacy, lectures on the most pressing issues in world politics, trainings and discussions.

May 7, 2019 | International Cooperation | Memorandum of Understanding | The Republic of Poland

Signing of Memorandum on Cooperation with the Diplomatic Academy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland

Today, Director of the Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Sergiy Korsunsky and First Deputy Director Stanislav Proshko had the honor to receive the delegation of the Diplomatic Academy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, composed of Director, Ambassador Artur Harazim, Ambassador Tomasz Orłowski, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Ukraine Bartosz Cichocki, who arrived to Kyiv in order to sign the Memorandum on Cooperation between the educational institutions. During the meeting the parties agreed to continue the exchange programs of study visits and to deliver the joint events in Poland and Ukraine

May 3, 2019 | International Cooperation | The State of Kuwait

The meeting with students from the University of Kuwait

On May 3, 2019, a group of students from the University of Kuwait, lead by Professor of Political Sciences, head of the «Euro-Gulf Research Unit», College of Social Sciences, Dr. Hailia Al-Mekaimi, visited Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy Of Ukraine at the MFA. 

April 18-19, 2019 | Professional Development Center | Seminar

Simulation training for diplomats and state employees

At the Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine took place a two-day workshop for the MFA staff and other state employees, organized by the Founder of expert platform Seminars Simulations Consulting Europe and the Managing Director of Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (Austria) Sebastian Schäffer.

April 6, 2019 | CIS | Brussels

Olena Snigyr about hybrid threats through the prism of the illegal occupation of Crimea for the online resource "Beyond the Horizon"

“The Russian occupation of Crimea was itself a hybrid operation, in the meaning of the disguising the event with fake political procedures and massive disinformation. We can already speak about a richer spectrum of hybrid threats that emanate from the occupation of Crimea, as well the literal use of the peninsula as an instrument of hybrid warfare,” - Olena Snihyr, Chief analyst of the Center for International studies of the Hennadiy Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

April 5, 2019 | International Cooperation

The meeting with students from the International Relations Society from the University of Tartu and their counterparts from the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and KNU School of Young Diplomats

On Friday's sunny day Diplomatic Academy hosted an informal meeting with students from the International Relations Society from the University of Tartu and their counterparts from the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and KNU School of Young Diplomats. Deputy Director Nataliya Shulga and Assistant to the Director of the Diplomatic Academy Mariia Zaiets explained DA Mission and Programs. In interactive discussions about the current state of hybrid war with RF, the situation in Narva (Estonia), the importance of knowing facts and documented history, foreign affairs issues in both countries and the world, future of the Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine and many other important topics were covered.

March 27, 2019 | International Cooperation | The Republic of Moldova

A memorandum of cooperation between the Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Moldova and the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (DAU) was signed in Chisinau

This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova, according to Ukrinform’s correspondent in Moldova.

March 26-27, 2019 | International Cooperation | The Republic of Moldova

Memorandum of Understanding between the Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova

Within the framework of the visit to Chisinau, the Director of the Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sergiy Korsunsky and the Director of the Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova Victor Țvircun signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation, which established the legal basis for the development of long-term relations between the two institutions with the purpose of the professional training of diplomats, the implementing of joint projects, the conducting of appropriate seminars and conferences.

March 14, 2019 | The public lecture

Lecture of Keio University Professor, Specialist in International Politics Hosoya Yuichi

The First Deputy of Director of the Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Stanislav Proshko welcomed the First Secretary of the Embassy of Japan in Ukraine Daisuke Minamino and the professor of Keio University (Tokyo) Yuichi Hosoya, who delivered the public lecture on the topic: "The Path of Democracy in Modern Japan and its Diplomacy in East Asia."

March 6, 2019 | Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs

Presentation and public discussioan on the new research of Chatham House in Ukraine

At Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was given the research presentation, conducted by the Royal Institute of International Affairs Chatham House on the topic "Are Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Reforms Working?”. In the framework of a roundtable, the international experts and the invited guests evaluated the course of reforms, aimed at the corruption overcoming.

February 27, 2019 | International Cooperation | The Kingdom of Thailand

Visit of the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Diplomatic Academy

Director of the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine Sergiy Korsunsky conducted the official meeting with H.E. Sansanee Sahussarungsi, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to Ukraine with the residence in the Republic of Poland.

February 26, 2019 | Lecture | UAE

Public lecture of the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Ukraine at the Diplomatic academy

Today, at the premises of Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine, Director Sergiy Korsunsky welcomed the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Ukraine. H.E. Salem Ahmed Al-Kaabi gave a presentation on the topic "The Year of Tolerance in UAE". The event was held under the chairmanship of the Director of the Department of the Middle East and Africa Myroslava Scherbatiuk, who expressed her opinion on the development of the current Ukrainian-Emirati relations, pointing out their dynamic character and the bilateral willingness to cooperate.

February 22, 2019 | Сooperation Agreement

Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine and the International Committee of the Red Cross in Ukraine

The Director of the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sergiy Korsunsky conducted a meeting with the Head of Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Ukraine Alain Aeschlimann.

February 7-18, 2019 | Two-day seminar | Odessa

The «Black Sea School of Analytics» was organized for young experts from Ukrainian government institutions, international organizations and think-tanks of Azerbaijan, Romania, Turkey, Moldova, and Georgia

On 17-18 February 2019, the «Black Sea School of Analytics» was organized in Odessa by UA: Ukraine Analytica in partnership with Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine for young experts from Ukrainian government institutions, international organizations and think-tanks of Azerbaijan, Romania, Turkey, Moldova, and Georgia.

January 30-31, 2019 | International Cooperation

Meeting of the Diplomatic academies representatives of GUAM member states

On 30th and 31st of January took place a high-ranking meeting of the Diplomatic academies representatives of GUAM member states. The purpose of the event was to exchange the information and to share the experience regarding the key activity areas of the specialized institutions in the field of training and enhancing of the professional competences of future diplomats.

January 25, 2019 | International Conference

“Hard talk: Ukraine’s foreign policy beyond EU and NATO”

On January, 25, UA:Ukraine Analytica, Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy Of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation and Regional Office of Friedrich Ebert Foundation have jointly organized an international conference “Hard talk: Ukraine’s foreign policy beyond EU and NATO”.

January 22, 2019 | Сooperation Agreement | The Kingdom of Thailand

Extending the cooperation of the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine

Director of the Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy Of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Sergiy Korsunsky visited the Devawongse Varopakarn Institute of Foreign Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, where he hold the meeting with Director Krit Tankanarat and Dean, Ambassador Arjaree Sriratanaban.

January 18, 2019 | International Cooperation

Meeting between the Director of the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine with the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Ukraine

Today was held the working meeting between the Director of the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine Sergiy Korsunsky and the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Ukraine Azer Khudiyev.

December 7, 2018 | Conference | International Cooperation

The conference “Ukraine’s path towards NATO: achievements and future prospects”

On the occasion of completing the performing functions of the NATO Contact Point Embassy by the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Ukraine, Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy hosted the conference “Ukraine’s path towards NATO: achievements and future prospects”.

December 4, 2018 | Discussion | CIS

The closed discussion on "Decision Making in the European Union"

On December 4, 2018, a closed discussion on "Decision Making in the European Union" was held at the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine.

December 4, 2018 | Policy paper | CIS

The Policy Paper "Foreign Policy Agenda of Central Asia and Perspectives for Ukraine"

The policy paper “Foreign Policy Agenda of Central Asia and Perspectives for Ukraine”, written by Viktoriia Khalanchuk, the Analyst of the Centre for International Studies, analyses strategic documents from the states of Central Asia, key regional issues, the main logistics and economic projects, participation of Central Asian states in international organizations, the current state of intraregional cooperation, and the role of global powers in the region; it therefore assesses Ukraine’s foreign policy perspectives in Central Asia.

November 28, 2018 | Lecture

The lecture “Comparative Analysis of Russian Policies in Conflicts in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine” for students of the Richmond, The American International University in London

Olena Snihyr, a leading analyst at the Centre for International Studie, Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy Of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, gave a lecture on the topic “Comparative Analysis of Russian Policies in Conflicts in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine” in the format of a Skype conference for students of the Russian History and Politics course at the Richmond, The American International University in London .

November 27, 2018 | Student Diplomatic Laboratory | CIS

The fifth discussion of the ‘Student Diplomatic Laboratory’ : ‘Illiberal democracies in Central Europe’

On the 27th of November, the fifth discussion called ‘Illiberal democracies in Central Europe’ was held within the project ‘Student Diplomatic Laboratory’ at the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine.

November 20-23, 2018 | Language Testing Course | LTC

The ALTE language testing course for the staff of the Language Training Center

Head of Language Training Centre Nataliya Shpak, Head of Testing and Assessment Department Tetiana Vasylenko, and Head of Foreign Languages Learning Department Inna Nechaiuk took part in the ALTE language testing course and ALTE Conference The Role of Test Takers and Users in Striving for Fairness held on 20-23 November 2018 in Salamanca, Spain.

November 13, 2018 | Policy paper | CIS

The Policy Paper "Assessment of the International Agenda in the South Caucasus (Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan)"

The policy paper “Assessment of the International Agenda in the South Caucasus (Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan)” analyzes various official strategic documents from Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan, the main keys of regional economic cooperation, the influence of current regional conflicts on the international relations and foreign policies of the South Caucasus states, and the key foreign policy goals of the South Caucasus states in the region and their goals regarding Ukraine. What are the main challenges, risks and restraints for foreign policy of the South Caucus countries? What are the main goals and is there any possibility for the united regional agenda? You can find answers on these and some other questions in the policy paper, written by Olena Snihyr, the Chief Analyst of the Centre for International Studies.

November 9, 2018 | International Cooperation | Language Training Center

The six-month joint project of the Diplomatic Academy and the English Language Office of the US Embassy in Ukraine was completed

The Diplomatic Academy expresses its sincere gratitude to the English Language Office of the US Embassy in Ukraine and EFL Curriculum Specialist Lisa Donohoe (Monterey University) for productive cooperation and valuable advice in the  development of the innovative foreign language curriculum for diplomatic and consular servants. The outcomes of the six-month project completed on November 9, 2018 will bring the Academy curriculum in full compliance with the international standards.     

October 29, 2018 | The Cultural Club

The meeting with the professor of the Australian National University Elena Govor

On October 29, 2018, within the framework of the project "Cultural Diplomacy", the Diplomatic Academy held a meeting with the professor of the Australian National University Elena Govor, author of the book "Falling Stars: The Story of Anzaks from Ukraine" (2017).

October 29, 2018 | The Cultural Club

Dr. Elena Govor "Falling Stars: The story of Anzacs from Ukraine" (2017)

Australian Embassy in Ukraine and Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy Of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine are honored to invite you to the meeting with an Australian writer, historian, and Professor of Australian National University Dr. Elena Govor. Dr. Govor will present her book "Falling Stars: The story of Anzacs from Ukraine" (2017).

October 11, 2018 |Сooperation Agreement

Conclusion of Сooperation Agreement with National School of Judges of Ukraine

On a joint initiative of Rector Mykola Onischuk and Director Sergiy Korsunsky, on the 11th of October 2018 was officiated the signing ceremony of the Cooperation Agreement between the National School of Judges of Ukraine and Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

October 4, 2018 |International Cooperation

Visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova to the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine

Within the first official visit to Kyiv, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova Tudor Ulianovschi had a meeting with the Director of the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine Sergiy Korsunsky. Minister was interested in the reorganization process of the Diplomatic Academy with a view to implement the best practices of Ukraine in the field of professional training of diplomats and civil servants in Moldova.

October 2-3, 2018 | Seminar | Professional Development Center

The Professional Development Center held the seminar "Welcome to Ukraine" for newly arrived in Ukraine foreign diplomats

The Professional Development Center held the seminar "Welcome to Ukraine" for newly arrived in Ukraine foreign diplomats. Priorities of the Ukrainian Foreign Policy, Ukrainian political system, internal politics, the perspectives economy and investment potential of the country, history and cultural heritage of Ukraine was discussed during this seminar.

October 2, 2018 |Seminar | Professional Development Center

The introductory seminar for foreign diplomats “Welcome to Ukraine” at the Professional Development Center

On October 2, 2018, Director of Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine Sergiy Korsunsky and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasyl Bodnar opened the introductory seminar for foreign diplomats “Welcome to Ukraine” at-the Professional Development Center. During the two-day seminar, the newly arrived in Ukraine foreign diplomats and experienced Ukrainian speakers from both the public and the private sector will discuss various topics of Ukrainian history, politics, economy, and culture.

September 26, 2018 | CIS

The fourth discussion within the project ‘Student Diplomatic Laboratory’, called ‘Back to Black? The Challenges of a Right Populism in Italy’

The fourth discussion within the project ‘Student Diplomatic Laboratory’, called ‘Back to Black? The Challenges of a Right Populism in Italy’, took place on September 26, 2018 in the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine.

September 13, 2018 | Discussion | CIS

Public discussion "100 years of statehood – lessons learned from Latvian and Ukrainian experience"

On September 13 Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in Ukraine hosted a public discussion for the diplomatic corps and expert community "100 years of statehood – lessons learned from Latvian and Ukrainian experience".

September 6, 2018 | Specialized course | Lecture

The lecture of H.E. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine and Director of the Diplomatic Academy Sergiy Korsunsky about the fundamentals of critical thinking and situational analysis

On September 6, 2018, H. E. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and  Director of HennadiiUdovenko Diplomatic Academy at the MFA of Ukraine SergiyKorsunsky delivered an interactive lecture about the fundamentals of critical thinking and situation analysis as part of the two-week specialized course of professional training in the Diplomatic Academy.