For the past two years, at seminars and conferences, I spoke against Occupy Central. I was wrong. The courage, resilience and solidarity that the world has seen in Hong Kong’s young people are nothing short of inspiring.
The actions of the Western world against IS may trigger an involvement of our urban youth into the conflict. Importing the conflict from the Middle East, with all its complexities, may very well become a fact of life in the European society.
Recently the Latvian State Chancellery asked the Clingendael Academy to provide a three-day workshop on crisis and risk communication. The emphasis of this workshop was to be on the practical lessons learned from Dutch experiences in the field. How does one design a workshop that adds to a pre-existing level of professional know-how?
The Clingendael Academy organizes a one-time alumni event to celebrate the 10-year training cooperation between countries for South-Eastern Europe and Turkey and the Netherlands in the framework of Matra programs.
Participants will learn to equip themselves better against the challenges arising from communication between two or more actors who have a different set of norms or frames of reference, whether a business partner from across the globe or a colleague from another department.