German police have been training 45 Saudi female border guards as part of a security agreement signed by the interior ministries of both countries. The Saudi General Directorate of Border Guard said in a statement that the participants are learning new security skills such as personal protection, preliminary investigation, identity verification, arrest and inspection, confiscation of seized items.
Early bird discounts are available for applications submitted by Feb. 3.
The New York–based training company aims to find and groom the best software developers in Africa — thousands of them. Since setting up campuses in 2014 in Lagos, Nigeria, and Nairobi, Kenya, Andela has been flooded with more than 40,000 applications. It selected 250 for paid, four-year fellowships working with tech leaders including Udacity, Microsoft and Facebook.
The USC Center on Public Diplomacy (CPD) has over ten years of training the world's public diplomats through our cutting-edge professional education program which integrates academic scholarship and real-world problem-solving.
The 2016 two-week program reflected the fast-changing diplomacy landscape while providing a wide range of hands-on skills and analytical capabilities essential for high-impact public diplomacy practice. The 2016 summer curriculum included:
CPD launched it short-term training program, CPD Mini-Course in Public Diplomacy, in May 2015. The module, "Effective Public Diplomacy: Evaluation and Impact" provides participants with a working knowledge of research and analytical tools needed to develop and implement successful public diplomacy programs.
Training takes place in the USC D.C. Office (701 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.) over three days and attendees will:
Applications accepted now through April 1.
CPD's second mini-course started this week.
Find out what new areas CPD has added to its upcoming Summer Institute which runs from July 5-17, 2015.