New generation of EDDE digital diplomats is out “in the wild”

2022-05-18T07:15:14+00:00

  Bled was the place of our latest training course, taking place from 10 - 13 May 2022. In the picturesque environment, 35 participants from 16 countries were able to enhance their digital communication skills. The digital press and public diplomacy capacities of government communicators were boosted by the careful selection of the top-notch trainers and practitioners of digital diplomacy, coming from the US, Italy, Estonia, Georgia, Canada, Slovenia, Serbia and Lithuania. After three days of various lectures and sessions, participants were able to use their newly gained knowledge in practice on the fourth day, when the simulation was on the [...]

New generation of EDDE digital diplomats is out “in the wild”2022-05-18T07:15:14+00:00

ANNOUNCEMENT: EDDE Returns to Bled

2022-05-18T07:14:14+00:00

      After more than 3 years we are returning to Bled, Slovenia. In the picturesque alpine setting, we are organizing a four-day training designed to enhance the digital press and public diplomacy capacities of government communicators. The training for 35 participants will be held from the 10th to the 13th of May 2022. The participants, coming from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Estonia, Georgia, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine, will get equipped with essential skills for conducting digital diplomacy skills. They will have a chance to enhance their rhetorical skills, infographics [...]

ANNOUNCEMENT: EDDE Returns to Bled2022-05-18T07:14:14+00:00

Communicators of the Georgian government are equipped with a new communication toolkit

2022-04-07T14:00:09+00:00

  Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, was the location of our first two-day in-person training this year, which took place on April 4 and April 5. We had the pleasure to provide new knowledge to 30 communicators, coming from different ministries and institutions of the Georgian government. The super engaged and active group kicked off the training with a lecture on developing effective messaging campaigns and continued with lectures about mastering rhetorical skills, building infographics & visuals, and ended the day with a topic of social media analytics. The second focused on message development, storytelling, smartphone photography & videography and verifying [...]

Communicators of the Georgian government are equipped with a new communication toolkit2022-04-07T14:00:09+00:00

ANNOUNCEMENT: Digital Diplomacy goes to Georgia

2022-03-31T12:29:16+00:00

  We are back in action for the first event this year. Our team is already stationed in Georgia and getting ready to deliver a two-day training for the communicators of the Georgian government and other state institutions. The training for 35 communicators will take place on April 4 and April 5, 2022. This time we will focus on boosting practical skills to enhance effective communication. Participants will have a chance to enhance their rhetorical skills, infographics design, social media analytics, message development, storytelling, smartphone photography, smartphone videography, and the usage of open-source tools to verify the information.  

ANNOUNCEMENT: Digital Diplomacy goes to Georgia2022-03-31T12:29:16+00:00

Digital Diplomats successfully went offline

2021-06-29T09:34:08+00:00

  36 Digital Diplomats from 11 countries gathered between 21 and 25 June 2021 in Bar, Montenegro for a five-day European Digital Diplomacy Exchange training, which was organized by the Centre for European Perspective together with the U.S. Department of State. Our first in-person training – after March 2020 – was a success. An amazing group of highly motivated individuals went through fully packed five-day training that consisted of many interesting lectures and workshops relating to the field of digital diplomacy. In the first three days, participants were able to listen to and participate in various sessions and workshops aimed to [...]

Digital Diplomats successfully went offline2021-06-29T09:34:08+00:00

ANNOUNCEMENT: First fully in-person EDDE event after March 2020 to take place in Montenegro

2021-06-29T09:23:37+00:00

We have the pleasure to announce that the first fully in-person training after March 2020 will take place in the coastal town of Bar (Montenegro) between 21 and 25 June 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic also pushed our project into the grip of virtual activities that had a much lower impact in comparison to in-person activities. The training in Montenegro will be a perfect opportunity to gather government communicators, especially young individuals that did not have the opportunity to expand their knowledge yet. Throughout the training, which will be focused on practicality, we will cover general topics about digital diplomacy such as [...]

ANNOUNCEMENT: First fully in-person EDDE event after March 2020 to take place in Montenegro2021-06-29T09:23:37+00:00

Hybrid EDDE training for Diplomatic Academy of Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs was a success

2021-08-09T13:39:01+00:00

  Each EDDE event is something special and this one was not an exception, particularly because it was done in a hybrid version - virtually and on the spot at Jable castle – together with the Diplomatic Academy of Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Despite having a positive nervousness before the start everything went well and the whole training turned out to be a success. In two days, 50 Slovenian diplomats, ambassadors, and embassy officials had a chance to listen and to participate in a variety of lectures about Digital Diplomacy. The training was launched by the introductory remarks by Ingrid [...]

Hybrid EDDE training for Diplomatic Academy of Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs was a success2021-08-09T13:39:01+00:00

ANNOUNCEMENT: European Digital Diplomacy Exchange is joining forces with Diplomatic Academy of Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2021-04-01T13:04:56+00:00

We are back in action. This time we will organize training for the Diplomatic Academy of the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation in Slovenia and abroad, we were forced to move the training to virtual space - the ZOOM platform. The training will take place on Tuesday, March 30, and Wednesday, March 31, 2021. The fully packed two-day training will cover a variety of topics such as the digital media information landscape, visual essentials, messaging campaigns, crisis communication, countering disinformation and propaganda, influencer marketing, lessons learned from the last decade, etc. The Training will be [...]

ANNOUNCEMENT: European Digital Diplomacy Exchange is joining forces with Diplomatic Academy of Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs2021-04-01T13:04:56+00:00

Curtains of the EDDE Eastern European Roadshow close

2021-01-04T12:57:20+00:00

We successfully concluded two Digital Diplomacy trainings in Ukraine and Georgia. The first training was organized for Ukraine and took place between 14 and 15 December, while the second training was organized for Georgia and took place between 16 and 17 December. In total 120 government communicators from different ministries and institutions participated in the training, which was organized virtually on ZOOM platform due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a limited time, we managed to create an agenda with interesting speakers that covered a variety of topics related to Digital Diplomacy – communication theory, the evolution of the digital media [...]

Curtains of the EDDE Eastern European Roadshow close2021-01-04T12:57:20+00:00

EDDE Eastern Europe Roadshow in Ukraine ends. Next stop: Georgia

2021-01-04T12:55:57+00:00

 First stop of the EDDE Eastern Europe Virtual Roadshow – in Ukraine – has come to an end. Fully packed two-day training took place on 14 and 15 of December over ZOOM platform. Almost 100 government communicators gathered to listen to the lectures ranging from communication theory, the evolution of the digital media information landscape, digital rhetoric, developing effective messaging campaigns, countering disinformation and propaganda to the usage of social media and essentials on visual communication.The second – and the last – virtual tour stop will take place on 16 and 17 December in Georgia for Georgian government communicatorsThe Training was [...]

EDDE Eastern Europe Roadshow in Ukraine ends. Next stop: Georgia2021-01-04T12:55:57+00:00
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