Learning Policy Advice

PhD in International Studies

6 and 7 December 2018
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Palazzo Paolo Prodi, via T. Gar 14 - Trento
 

  • Dr. Giulio Venneri 
    Policy Officer at the European Commission
    Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR)

Thursday 6 December

Session on Briefings (09:30 – 12:30) - Room 222
Lecture I: "From academic writing to policy advice: bridging Mars and Venus?" 
Lecture II: "How to approach briefing preparation" 
 
Simulation session (14:00 – 16:00) - Lab 001
Exercise: Individual written simulation* on briefs (exercise starts at 14:00 sharp)
 

Friday 7 December

Session on outreach (08:30 – 10:00) - Room 223
Exercise: Collective discussion on the briefing simulation
Lecture III: "How to approach preparation of outreach documents"
 
Simulation session (14:00 – 16:00) - Lab 001
Exercise: Individual written simulation* on outreach (exercise starts at 14:00 sharp)
 
Feedback session (16:00 – 17:00) - Room 223
Exercise: Collective discussion, feedback and wrap up debate
 
The course offers both theoretical and vocational training; in particular, it has been designed to help PhD students deepen their knowledge of political and operational issues in the fields of international relations, international organisations, crisis management, and multilateral political affairs, as well as to familiarise them with the specific office dynamics characterising policy jobs.