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Institute for Global Education Diplomacy

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The Institute will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., USA (Crystal City, Arlington, VA).

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Finding solutions to complex societal problems within the context of new global realities requires a different set of skills than those traditionally applied by career diplomats or professional consultants. The distinguishing competencies of education diplomacy, as practiced by education diplomats, consist of the quality and level of technical expertise and understanding of education policy and human rights, and, when practiced on the international level, the ability to build relationships and further education agendas within the global education arena. The importance of education as a bridge for promoting peace, global security, and sustainable solutions to complex human problems is a core concept of education diplomacy.

Go to Education Diplomacy: Why Now? for more information on the relevance of developing competencies in education diplomacy and understanding how it may apply to one's work and professional growth.

Key Dates (subject to change):

Deadline: Education Diplomacy Showcase Application 1 December 2014
Showcase Acceptance Notification Mid-December 2014
Showcase Session Day/Time Confirmation Notice Early January 2015
Deadline for Showcase Participants to Register 5 February 2015
Early Registration Deadline (reduced rates)

5 February 2015

17 February 2015

Institute for Global Education Diplomacy 5-8 March 2015
Education Diplomacy Showcase 6 March 2015