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Topics to be covered:

1- Egypt Political System
Egypt Political System takes place in the framework of a semi-presidential republic. The Egyptian political system consists of the legislative, executive and judicial authorities, in addition to the press, political parties, local administration and civil society organizations. Therefore, this part of the training will demonstrate the following point:
-Historical Background.
-The Egyptian Constitution (1971).
-Executive Authority.
-Legislative Authority.
-Judicial Authority.
-Political Parties.
-Electoral System.

2- International Negotiation
Within the realm of international relations, diplomatic negotiation is central to the functioning of the system of nation-states that has evolved over time. As a process it must be distinguished from other entities negotiating transnationally – a familiar end over for firms and other private companies operating in today’s global economy. This part will highlights the following points:
-Culture Confusion
-Diplomatic Usage of : Agreements & Treaties.
-Diplomacy and Tact.
-Blocs and Alliances.
-War and Destruction.
-Case Studies.

3- Competitive Bargaining
Bargaining is a pervasive and ubiquitous form of human behavior. Actors, whether individuals or nation-states, tend to engage in some form of implicit or overt bargaining when out in a situation of contact or interaction. Therefore, this part will include:
-Models and Approaches of Bargaining.
-Deterrence as an aspect of International Bargaining.
-An Experimental Approach to the Study of the Determinants of Bargaining Outcomes
Case Studies.

4- Arbitral Settlement of International Disputes
-Definition of International Dispute.
-Different Types of International Disputes.
-Forms of Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes.
-International Arbitration – Definition and Forms.
-Commercial Diplomacy Case-Studies.

5- Competitive Bargaining
It is a relatively new discipline that gained a lot of importance due to two main reasons:
-The increasing importance of trade negotiations, on the multilateral, regional, and bilateral levels.
-The increasing complexity of trade issues’ negotiations.

So, this part includes:
a. Identifying the Main Issue.
b. Analysis of the Different Related Dimensions.
c. Developing a Research Agenda.
d. Setting Negotiations Plan.
f. Skills Needed for a Commercial Diplomat.

6- Protocol for the Modern Diplomat
The term “protocol” comes from the Greek words meaning “the first glue,” and indeed it may be said that protocol is the glue which holds official life in our society together. Whether on the local, state, national or international level, proper protocol is vital in assuring that relations between the officials of organizations and governments are conducted with minimum friction and maximum efficiency. Therefore, this part of the training will define and describe the forms and procedures that constitute good protocol.
-The order of precedence, ranking officials at every level from the President of the State on down.
-Titles and forms of address to be used in written and oral communications.
-Calling cards, invitations and replies, official entertaining and private parties.
-Table seating arrangements.

7- International Relations: Theories and Practice
The field of International Relations concerns the relationships among the world’s governments, which are the member-states of the United Nations. But these relationships cannot be understood in isolation. They are closely connected with other actors (such as international organizations, multinational corporations, and individuals); with other social structures (including economics, culture, and domestic politics); and with geographic and historical influences. It is large subject that overlaps several other fields. Therefore, this part will highlights the field of International Relations and it’ll focus on the following points:
a.  Multilateral Relations – United Nations.
b. Bilateral Relations – EU and the Mediterranean Countries.
c. Arab League.

8- Diplomatic Security
This part of the training demonstrates different roles in the field of Diplomatic Security including:
-Security of Diplomats and Embassies Overseas.
-Protection Work.
-Computer Investigations.

9- Consular Roles
This part of the training highlights the law governing the activities of consular and diplomatic staffs. Including consular functions, privileges and immunities, honorary consuls, war or emergency, and the Vienna convention on consular practices.

Course Features

  • Lectures 0
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 50 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 0
  • Assessments Yes