Meeting of I-2DP Governng Board

The Governing Board of the  Institute of  Diplomatic Practice and Development Policies held its Inaugural Meeting chaired  by Ambassador James Victor GBEHO who was nominated and accepted by the Board as its Chairman in the afternoon of Thursday, 21June, 2012...

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2016 Mid-Career Training Programmes in Diplomatic Practice a…

In line with its tradition since 2012, the Institute of Diplomatic Practice and Development Policies (I-2DP), organized a diplomatic training programme for twelve mid-career officials in Ghana from 22nd to 26th February, 2016. The programme, which was laced with simulation exercises...

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2015 Training Programs in Diplomatic Practice and Developmen…

In line with its tradition since 2012, the Institute of Diplomatic Practice and Development Policies (I-2DP), an applied policy research institute as well as a growing centre for capacity development of African officials who represent their governments or organisations at...

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Institute of Diplomatic Practice and Development Policies af…

History was made for I-2DP on Wednesday, 17th December, 2014 when an Affiliation MOU was signed between the two institutions to pave the way for close collaboration in capacity building in Diplomatic Practice and Development Policies, among others     Ambassador Nana Bema...

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SECOND TECHNICAL TRAINING OF THE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS FOCA…

Seventeen (17) African Union Officials successfully completed the above-mentioned programme conducted by the Institute of Diplomatic Practice and Development Policies (I-2DP) in Nazareth, Ethiopia, from 24th to 28th November, 2014. The resource persons for the training programme were Ambassador Nana...

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Second I-2DP diplomatic training programme for 2014

The second I-2DP diplomatic training programme for 2014 was held from 23 to 27 June, 2014 for Senior Diplomats and Officials who represent their governments or oganisations abroad as well as representatives from civil society organisations.The course was designed to...

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Orientation Course for Mid-career Diplomats and other Offici…

I-2DP has, over the past three years, received much encouragement from the international community to redouble its capacity building efforts in diplomacy and international development cooperation. With renewed vigour, therefore, the first of I-2DP’s 2014 training programmes was held from 17th...

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I-2DP Officials attend AU Summit in Addis Ababa – January, 2…

I-2DP commenced its 2014 activities with participation as an observer in the AU Summit held in January, 2014 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Executive Director, Ambassador N B Kumi and the Head of the Development Policies Section of the I-2DP...

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I-2DP Gets Involved in Preparations for Africa/EU Summit

In October, 2013, upon invitation from the European Group of Think Tanks, I-2DP, represented by its Executive Director, Ambassador Nana Bema Kumi, participated in a meeting held in Brussels as part of the preparations for the forthcoming Africa/EU Summit scheduled...

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COURSE FOR JUNIOR DIPLOMATS AND OTHER GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS E…

A training programme was organized by the Institute of Diplomatic Practice and Development Policies { I – 2DP } for junior diplomats and other officials at the Nyansapo House in, Accra, from 19th to 24th May,2013. Nine Ghanaian participants, who were...

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I – 2DP ORGANISES TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR STAFF OF AU PEACE A…

Twenty four selected AU PSD officials successfully completed  intensive training programme on Operational Planning and Budgeting of Programmes from April to May, 2013 at the Institute of Diplomatic Practice and Development Policies (I – 2DP) in Accra. The resource persons for...

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I – 2DP BEGINS 2013 TRAINING PROGRAMMES IN ACCRA FOR MID-CAR…

I – 2DP began this year’s training programmes from 17th to 22nd March, 2013 at the Nyansapo House in Accra with mid-career diplomats and officials. Eleven ghanaian participants,  who were from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and...

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TRAINING PROGRAMMES FOR OFFICIALS IN DIPLOMATIC PRACTICE AND DEVELOPMENT POLICIES

 

The Institute of Diplomatic Practice and Development Policies (I-2DP) is committed to enhancing the ability of African practitioners to effectively engage their foreign counterparts in all spheres of diplomatic practice, especially through negotiations; and to constantly update their knowledge on topical international economic and political developments with a view to enabling them appreciate the impact of such developments on Africa. I-2DP also aims at placing participants in an informed position to advise their respective governments on the formulation and implementation of appropriate policies aimed at improving the economic circumstances of their countries. This is done mainly through tailor-made, short and crisp courses at three levels i.e. junior, mid-career and senior officials. Fourteen such training programmes have been organized by I-2DP since July, 2011.

Established in March, 2011, I-2DP is an applied policy research institute as well as a growing centre for capacity development of African officials who represent their governments regional organizations, civil society organizations as well as private sector establishments at multilateral meetings. From July 2011 to February, 2014, I-2DP has trained one hundred and forty-seven (147) diplomats and other government officials who represent their countries or organizations at international meetings. Trainees included thirty-six (36) officials from Ecowas, twenty-four (24) from the AU Peace and Security Department, three from the European Centre for Development Policy Management based in Maastricht, The Netherlands and officials from Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia.

Located in Nyansapo House, in the peaceful neighbourhood of East Legon in Accra, Ghana, I-2DP has a Faculty of seasoned practitioners in Diplomacy, International Law, International Development Cooperation and many other related fields. I-2DP offers modern accommodation for course participants.