Summer School for Young Diplomats 2013 Newsletter

02 Aug 2013


Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, with the support of the Capacity Development Programme (CDP), UNDP in Montenegro and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway, organized the sixth Montenegrin Summer School for Young Diplomats “Gavro Vuković” from 27 June to 2 July.


This year, 50 young diplomats from 34 countries had an opportunity to address and discuss the principles of modern diplomacy in different contexts. The speakers were distinguished practitioners and theorists of foreign policy from the Marshall Centre for Security Studies, Institute Clingendael of The Hague, University of Nijmegen, DiploFoundation, Reffe Group and the World Bank, as well as eminent representatives of Montenegrin diplomacy and embassies in Montenegro.


  • The School has a history of more than 200 young diplomats and lecturers from over 40 countries of the world.
  • "The Summer Diplomatic School programme provides a forum for young diplomats from the Balkan region and beyond to study and interact." - President of the United States Barack Obama.
  • "The structure of students of this School has shown its importance and value, and it is one of best promoters of Montenegro in the international arena."- Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to Serbia and to Montenegro.

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