Pardee Faculty Speak at School for Young Diplomats

September 11, 2020

Vesko Garčević, Professor of the Practice of International Relations at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, Erik Goldstein, Pardee School Professor of International Relations and History, Adil Najam, Dean of the Pardee School, and Vivien Schmidt, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration and Pardee School Professor of International Relations and Political Science, recently participated in the 13th Summer School for Young Diplomats, Gavro Vuković.

The virtual program, which ran from September 7-11, 2020, is held annually in Montenegro and is co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro and United Nations Development Program Montenegro.

This Summer School focused on the significance of diplomacy in building a cohesive and sustainable world. Pardee School lecturers and discussants focused on the future of Europe, sustainable development, multilateralism in global affairs, e-diplomacy, the U.S. Presidential election, peace, and cybersecurity.

Guest lecturers, besides our School, included MNE state officials, representatives of the diplomatic core in Montenegro; faculty from the School of Advanced International Studies at John Hopkins University; correspondents of the New York Times and so on. A full program agenda can be viewed here.

Since it was launched 13 years ago, the diplomatic school has generated hundreds of alumni among diplomats and lecturers from more than 75 countries. This year, 47 young diplomats from 28 countries virtually joined forces to attended the 13th Montenegrin Summer School and discuss global challenges.

More information on the Summer School for Young Diplomats, Gavro Vuković and a full list of this year’s speakers is available here.


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