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Effective Writing for Multilateral Diplomacy (Vienna)

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Vienna, Austria
18 May 2017 to 19 May 2017
Duration of event:
2 Days
Programme Area:
Multilateral Diplomacy
Specific Target Audience:
Core Diplomatic Training
Event Focal Point Email:
Event Focal Point Contact Number:
+41 (0) 22 917 88 05
Other Event Details:

Report writing is one of the immediate follow-up tasks of participation in intergovernmental conferences, meetings and negotiations. This task is extremely time-consuming even more so for the conference delegate who does not possess appropriate tools or does not apply a comprehensive methodology. A successful report depends firstly on the specific body of knowledge which the writer possesses and secondly on specialized techniques which allow the written transfer of that knowledge to be as smooth and as effective as possible. Good and effective reports leave no opportunity for the reader to miss or misunderstand any facts or arguments. 

After this workshop the participants will be able to:​

  • Developing basic writing and analytical skills for multilateral diplomacy.
  • Discerning different forms and styles of diplomatic writing and reporting in multilateral diplomacy;   
  • Utilizing open sources for diplomatic reporting including Meetings Coverage, Summary Records, Proces Verbal and other sources;


The methodology of this course will include: 

  • Interactive Presentations
  • Group discussions
  • Evaluation and discussion of practical guidelines
  • Skills development exercises 

This course is open to:

  • Members of Permanent Missions accredited to the United Nations Office in Vienna,
  • Delegates of Ministries of Foreign Affairs and other government officials,
  • Representatives of international, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations and Diplomatic academies.
  • Senior managers from the private sector are equally invited to benefit from this workshop.

Venue and Working Language:

The workshop will be conducted in English at the Vienna International Centre, in Vienna, Austria.

Participants who have attended all the sessions will receive a certificate of participation.


For more information, please write an email to or call +41 (0)22 917 88 05 or visit

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