This unique,  2-day skills development program examines the basic rules of Diplomatic protocol, how diplomacy has evolved historically and how it is now practiced in the current Global environment.

Dates: Tentatively between Monday, October 23, 2023 and Friday, October 27, 2023

Registration: registration is now open.  Before proceeding please review our cancellation and withdrawal policies here.

Note. This workshop is being offered on a tentative basis to better determine interest.  If you would like to register in the Professional Certificate in Diplomatic Protocol and Etiquette workshop please email the Associate Director to have your name entered on a program wait-list.  Instructions to complete your registration will then be sent directly by email.  Please email us at

Dates: Tentatively between Monday, October 23, 2023 and Friday, October 27, 2023. 
9 AM to 4 PM daily
Location: TBD
Parking: available on campus
$ 600.00 + HST.
Special student fee:  $ 250.00 + HST

About the workshop:

This workshop covers important elements of international and mission culture as well as traditions and practices that facilitate international communication and agreements.

Participants will learn about various types of visits and how they are to be managed from the perspective of international diplomatic protocol.  Practical sessions include planning exercises and presentations of State-Level visits.

What you will learn:

  • understanding the basic elements of international Diplomacy and how they relate to the work of international affairs practitioners
  • understand the critical role played by Diplomatic protocol across international culture
  • understand the unique culture of “Missions” or Diplomatic ‘outposts’ and the role they play in maintaining relations using Diplomatic protocol
  • learn how to plan aspects of protocol into high-level visits, conferences and meetings

Who should participate?

The Practical Certificate in Diplomatic Protocol is ideal for professionals who will participate in or are responsible for the organization and management of international, multilateral conferences and international bilateral meetings, or who require knowledge and practice in Diplomatic protocol for official visits and international business.

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