Black Diplomats Academy
Currently accepting applications to the 2021 Professional Stream. Applications closing on February 26 at 11:59 PM (EST US & Canada)
1 year program
Ages 18-35 years old
Open to Canadian and International applicants with an interest in Global Diplomacy and who self-identify as Black/African/Caribbean.
All sessions delivered virtually
March 19 - program start date.
March - April: module 1: Youth in diplomacy.
April - May: Geo-Political diplomacy
20 hours of instruction per week.
Program runs at no cost to participants
Focus on providing black youth and professionals ages 18-35 with access to specialized training and essential learning opportunities to prepare them for careers in public service and global diplomacy.
We see the creation of this Academy as a direct contribution and investment in the recognition, justice and development of Black communities, as outlined by the United Nations declaration of the Decade for People of African Descent.
A structured training mechanism that activates the Black youth voice at the individual level that directly impacts the systemic outcomes
Aims to prepare participants to interface with regional, national and global policy issues ranging from climate change management to future of work in the digital age
Six month Career trajectory internship opportunities available.