Negotiation Simulations developed or adapted by DiplomacyDialogue, CSEND, Geneva, 1985- present
Seminar on GATS/Tourism and Creative Industries
The objective of this seminar was to inform a group of 60 students from the University of Basle the general framework and challenges in developing Creative Industries and related Tourism sector in the context of the GATS.
Kosovo Study Programme "Regional Trade: Principles and Practices"
The purpose of this Programme for Kosovo representatives was to attend a study week in Geneva between the 16th to the 21st May 2010. Diplomacy Dialogue has arranged a week of modules and dialogue sessions with approximately 20 international trade representatives, officials and trade specialists. The objective of the Programme was to understand the legal and economic aspects of trade particularly with respect to regional trade principals and practices.
A two day seminar was organised for the Institute of Sociology, Basle University in Geneve, January 2008. This seminar includied both presentations and visits at different international organisations dealing with poverty, development and conflict issues and a simulated role play exercise on the negotiation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Plan beween national government ministries, social actors and international financial institutions. A detail programme is presented below.
CSEND prepared a background paper for a policy seminar on "Designing a Strategy to Improve the Functioning of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol", organised by the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Brussels. The title of the CSEND paper was "Hype or Reality: Can the CDM trigger FDI?, Brussels, October 2005. Raymond Saner was the author.