Training category

Diplomatic practice

24 Jul 2024 - 23:18
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Facts and figures about our training programmes on diplomatic practice:
  • More than 6,000 diplomatic alumni from over 320 training programmes since the beginning of the 1990s
  • Clingendael diplomatic alumni represent more than 140 different countries
  • Approximately 650 diplomats trained per year in 30 tailor-made courses
  • Specialised programmes for junior, mid-career and senior level diplomats
  • Training duration ranging from 2 days to 3 months
  • Including multilateral and regional programmes, for example for diplomats from the UN, the EU, ECOWAS, SADC, IGAD, EAC, ASEAN, CARICOM and SICA.
Training pillars
Diplomatic practice Training Programme will focus on three facets:
28 June 2017 - 14:23

The specific work of a diplomat

All our diplomatic training is built knowing that a diplomat’s work has specific characteristics. Read more
3 July 2017 - 15:41

History of Diplomatic Training

Having trained Dutch diplomats since 1967, Clingendael Academy began providing widespread training to foreign diplomatic organisations in the early 1990s. Read more
3 July 2017 - 15:43

Distinct levels in diplomatic training

We offer diplomatic training for young professionals, mid-career officials taking on new responsibilities, and senior diplomats who engage in strategic policy-making and high-level communication. Read more
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Staff involved
Ron Ton
Director Clingendael Academy
Adriaan Zondag
Head of Academy Programme Diplomacy
Henriëtte den Ouden
Academy Programme Fellow
Christiaan Nelisse
Head of Academy Programme
Amanda Klemann
Academy Programme Fellow
Nils de Mooij
Head of Academy Programme Security, EU and Capacity Building
Paul Hendrix
Senior Academy Fellow
Mark Meijers
Academy Project Fellow