Four years into the post-Qadhafi transition, Libya is home to two rivaling governments; numerous extremely powerful armed brigades, Islamic State strongholds; and a dangerous increase in criminal activity. Peace talks are held to bring together the warring parties in a national unity government. But can a political settlement end instability and violence?
Last week, diplomatic officers of the Diplomatic Academies from the Central Asian Republics and Mongolia followed a capacity building program at the Clingendael Academy. To what new challenges should diplomats be prepared to respond? What essential tools and skills do diplomats today need in order to effectively operate in the international arena?
As a side event of the Global Conference on CyberSpace, the ICT4Peace Foundation together with the Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingendael’ will host a ½-day training course in cyber diplomacy.
Effective and efficient water management is a challenge many governments face. The Clingendael Academy offers a training course entirely devoted to water management, but also integrates water management modules in several other training programmes.