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Course on Intercultural Communication

Are you working in an international context and do you want to take your communication skills to the next level? Register now for our January 2018 course on intercultural communication.

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20 - 23 Nov 2017 The Hague
27 - 28 Nov 2017 The Hague
6 - 8 Dec 2017 The Hague

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Clingendael - the Netherlands Institute of International Relations - is a leading think tank and academy on international affairs. Through our analyses, training and public debate we aim to inspire and equip governments, businesses, and civil society in order to contribute to a secure, sustainable and just world.

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