Launch of the Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean

Event Date(s): 06/05/2014

Location: The University Inn and Conference Centre, Circular Road, St. Augustine

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will formally open the Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean at The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, on May 6, 2014 at the University Inn and Conference Centre on Circular Road, St. Augustine. 

The Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean, a joint project between the Government of Trinidad & Tobago and its Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and The UWI through its Institute of International Relations, is the first of its kind in the Caribbean.  

The Diplomatic Academy will use new and innovative training techniques in practical, hands-on modules. There will be experience sharing and learning as well as networking with the best expertise regionally and internationally.  Its first Module on Contemporary Diplomacy will run from May 7 to 10 and 12 to 13, 2014. It will be led by Professors Jorge Heine and Andrew Cooper from the Balsillie School of International Affairs, University of Waterloo, Canada.

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