Students Opportunity: The world’s Leading Event for Future Diplomats and Foreign Policy

After four editions in Turkey, Mexico, Greece and United Kingdom, The Young Diplomats Forum is well established as  the world’s leading meeting for young and future diplomats  and having the fifth edition hosted in London, The Young Diplomats Forum is set for another unique experience this September in London.

Registration is still open until the 15th of August .   

Key Events During The Forum

  • Session on Diplomacy in the 21st Century with Ambassadors
  • Visit and presentations at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and sessions of UK Foreign Policy and UK Diplomatic Service
  • Session at the British Council on Public and Cultural Diplomacy
  • Workshop with Simon Anholt on Good Country Index and Nation’s Branding
  • Workshop on Digital Diplomacy to be run by Facebook or Twitter (TBC)
  • Visit and sessions on Maritime Diplomacy at the International Maritime organisation
  • Session on Parliamentarian Diplomacy at the House of Commons with the Chair of Select Committee of Foreign Affairs
  • Session of Reforms of the EU and Challenges to EU security
  • Policy Development groups presentation
  • Session at the BBC world Services on their in the UK Public Diplomacy (TBC)
  • Award of Certificates of participation at the House of Lords with Lord Redesdale
  • Receptions and networking]

Download full programme here

Confirmed Speakers: 
So far, we have the following speakers who will take part in different sessions and workshops of the Forum:

  • Matthew Pennycook, Member of the Parliament for Greenwich, the House of Commons
  • Crispin Blunt MP, Chair of Foreign Affairs Select Committee of the House of Commons
  • Lord Davies, Member of the House of Lords, British Parliament
  • Simon Anhold, Independent adviser and international Expert- National Branding
  • H.E Mazen Homoud, Ambassador of Jordan in London
  • H.E Andris Teikmanis, Ambassador of Latvia in London
  • Lord Hannay, Former UK Ambassador to the United Nations, Member of the House of Lords
  • Professor Bennis, Vice President, Global Diplomatic Forum
  • Lord Redesdale, a Member of House of Lords
  • Quintin Oliver, CEO, Stratagam International