Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Asia-Europe Public Diplomacy Training Initiative 2016

Governance Events


Project Period:
5-9 December 2016
Online training; Face-to-face training in The Hague, Netherlands

The Asia-Europe Public Diplomacy Training Initiative aims at improving the relations between Asia and Europe by enhancing public diplomacy efforts among the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Partners. It provides practical skills-oriented training with toolkits and training modules designed by public diplomacy experts and practitioners as well as senior diplomats with the support of Asian and European diplomatic academies.

The training targets:

  • Young diplomats in Departments dealing with Asia, Europe, or ASEM in the Ministries of Foreign Affairs or equivalent of the ASEM Partners
  • Diplomats posted by ASEM Partners to ASEM countries who are dealing with public diplomacy
  • Representatives from government agencies (culture, tourism, trade and investment, etc.)

In 2016, the Asia-Europe Public Diplomacy Training Initiative implemented the following activities:

  • Online Training (4 April – 12 June 2016)
  • Public Diplomacy Handbook (December 2016 – see “Publications” section on the right for download)
  • Face-to-face Training (5-9 December 2016, The Hague, Netherlands)




Online Training Leaflet


Face-to-face Training Programme


Face-to-face Training Leaflet


Asia-Europe Public Diplomacy Training Initiative 2016


Join our mailing list

Stay up to date

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please visit our website. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp’s privacy practices here.