Diplomacy in the 21st Century (FutureLearn)

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The course is for all UK government staff working on international issues, in the UK and overseas and colleagues from other Diplomatic Academies and Ministries of Foreign Affairs worldwide.
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Diplomacy in the 21st Century (FutureLearn)
Explore the challenges of diplomacy in the 21st century and the implications for diplomats with this course from the OU and FCO. Broaden your understanding of modern diplomacy with diplomats and other experts.

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This course, developed by the Diplomatic Academy of the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, offers a platform for a broad discussion about diplomacy.

Although the course is written from a British perspective, the aim is to start a global conversation. You will focus on the practice, theory and tradecraft of diplomacy, rather than foreign affairs and international policy.

On the course you will learn about diplomatic representation; digital diplomacy; women, gender and diplomacy; theories of diplomacy; leading diplomatic missions; and diplomatic tradecraft including networking and reporting.


What topics will you cover?

- Overview of modern diplomatic representation

- The new tools of social media and wider digital diplomacy

- The history of women in British diplomacy and the gender equality agenda

- Overview of some key theories of diplomacy

- The challenges of expeditionary diplomacy and leadership in a diplomatic context

- Diplomatic tradecraft including protocol, networking and reporting


What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

- Discuss the nature and challenges of modern diplomatic representation including the role of values, diversity and sub-state diplomacy.

- Evaluate the role of social media and new policy and communications tools within the wider context of digital diplomacy.

- Describe the key developments in the history of women in British diplomacy.

- Engage with the emerging gender equality agenda in multilateral and other forums.

- Assess the relevance of some core diplomatic theories and models to modern diplomacy.

- Discuss the challenges of leadership in the varied contexts of the modern diplomatic mission.

- Identify the critical aspects of informal protocol, networking and reporting as part of modern diplomatic tradecraft.



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The course is for all UK government staff working on international issues, in the UK and overseas and colleagues from other Diplomatic Academies and Ministries of Foreign Affairs worldwide.

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