The Climate Change Dialogues with expert Prof. William Moomaw

The Climate Change Dialogues – the first of the Global Affairs Leadership series at the BDA – were launched on 03 February  at the Brussels Press Club. The full-house event was moderated by Global Affairs Advisor Ambassador Dr. Len Ishmael with welcome remarks delivered by BDA Director Gunter Gaublomme.  The two were joined on stage …

Webinar with Bashir Siman OBE

Breakeven Oil Prices, Fiscal Deficits and Shifts in Foreign Policy – Crisis induced change in oil producing countries Moderated Webinar 2-4pm CET Thursday the 15th of April Speaker: Bashir Bernard Siman OBE Breakeven Fiscal Oil Prices (BFOP) are the minimum price required to balance the budgets of oil producing countries. The twin shocks of sustained …

Save the Date 15th of April

Breakeven Oil Prices, Fiscal Deficits and Shifts in Foreign Policy Moderated Webinar and Q&A 15th of April 2-4pm Join Bashir Siman OBE and the Brussels Diplomatic Academy and  to explore the shifts in foreign policy arising from the fiscal deficits of BFOP oil producing countries caused by the drop in oil prices and the fall …

Come and study at the BDA!

Do you have an interest in economic diplomacy or international business, or even both? The Brussels Diplomatic Academy postgraduate programmes provide education and training in all of them. Our specialised curricula have been developed by those who have worked in these fields and who understand the importance of a good academic and practical educational background. …

New Webinar Series: first event on the 11th of March

The Brussels Diplomatic Academy is starting a new Webinar series from March – July 2021, to explore and debate issues across the rich diversity of the Academy’s geographic & thematic areas of expertise. Join the first webinar in the series entitled Cultural Diplomacy in Turbulent Times, on the 11th of March at 2-3pm CET. The …

Follow courses in diplomacy this February and March

In February and March the BDA offers courses in Diplomatic Law, Diplomatic Protocol and Etiquette as well as Country, Region and City Branding. Classes are all in the evenings or on Saturday mornings and are ideally suited. Successful completion of each course results in the awarding of a postgraduate certificate for that subject. It is …

17 Dec: Cybersecurity and Russian Interference webinars

  2020 has demonstrated the need for secure online services, whether financial or democratic. Whilst cybercrime targets FinTech across the world, traditional forms of repression are used against voters and protesters in Belarus, just as digital platforms are used to promote regime change. The first of these webinars, Cybersecurity: A Secure way to FinTech, will …

Last chance to apply for this semester!

time to consider applying for a bda  postgraduate programme Do you have an interest in economic diplomacy or international business, or even both? The Brussels Diplomatic Academy postgraduate programmes provide education and training in all of them. Our specialised curricula have been developed by those who have worked in these fields and who understand the …

BDA Latin America and Caribbean webinar online

The third in the BDA’s webinar series on the effects of Covid-19 on diplomacy is now available online. Gui Athia, BDA Coordinator Latin America and Managing Director at Atlantico spoke on the topic of Latin America and the Caribbean – Post COVID-19: risks and opportunities. The session was moderated by Len Ishmael.

Watch the latest BDA webinar online!

The second BDA Webinar in our series on the impact of Covid-19 on international diplomacy is now available online. In this webinar, Sarah Karinge and Kevin Verbelen discussed Multilateralism & the role of international organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic: focus on Africa and the role of international financial institutions on the question of debt relief. …

BDA Webinar series – new dates and first session online

The first BDA webinar, entitled “The Perfect Storm: How the COVID-19 pandemic and oil price crash combine to undermine prospects for geopolitical and economic stability in 2020 and beyond” took place on the 19th of May kicking off a new BDA series of webinars. The speaker was Bashir Bernard Siman OBE, Financial Diplomacy Coordinator for …

Sanctions and Export Control Training

25-27 May 2020 – don’t miss out! Do you buy or sell overseas? Are your products dual-use? Are you compliant? You can’t afford not to know, ignorance is no defence! From manufacturing and distribution to service provision, if you aren’t compliant you can be liable. Follow our training, and help protect yourself. Don’t take our …