Leval Mikeladze Diplomatic Institute targets three audiences: diplomats, civil servants and other persons concerned.
The institute’s mission is to design and implement professional training programs, ensuring professional development of Georgian diplomats. Therefore, the staff of the Institute is oriented towards creating tailor-made programs and courses based on modern teaching methods.
Diplomatic Institute also offers training programs for other interested stakeholders. Lectures and workshops delivered by the leading experts meet the interest of broader audiences.
Programs for Diplomats
Programs for Civil Servants
Course Duration: 24 hours
Course Details: This course will strengthen the participants’ knowledge and understanding of what is understood by diplomatic protocol and etiquette and why diplomats should carefully follow and observe its rules and procedures.
This course will strengthen the participants’ knowledge and understanding of what is understood by diplomatic protocol and etiquette and why diplomats should carefully follow and observe its rules and procedures. Focusing on the 1961 Vienna Convention, the course will give the participants illuminating insights into the history of Georgian protocol. Participants will learn about the importance of the national symbols of various countries through the prism of historical parallels; which protocol standards apply to official visits and which categories they fall into; how to draw up a cultural programme, and also how to lead official dinners where the menu will be an added value. The course will help participants explore the proper rules and practices needed to plan large-scale official events involving security systems and accreditation forms, in addition to offering tips on protocol gifts and everyday etiquette.
Upon completion of the course, participants will have an understanding of:
History of Diplomatic protocol and etiquette, its importance and tasks; Planning of official visits according to the etiquette; Everyday etiquette; Dress code and dinner etiquette; Cultural programme planning.