Call for Application: Online Study Programme in Global Diplomacy for Energy Transition in Africa

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Summer Program
September 10, 2020 to September 30, 2020
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, World History / Studies

The International University “Stranieri” of Perugia (, in partnership with Fondazione Enico Mattei (FEEM,, and The Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/, are pleased to invite applications for the Online Study Programme in Global Diplomacy for Energy Transition in Africa (Globdeta), under he scientific direction of Dr. Federica Guazzini, Dr. Emidio Diodato, and Dr. Federico Niglia.

The programme will be delivered in English

There is no cost for participation.

Global Diplomacy for Energy Transition in Africa is an applied study programme focused on energy transition in Africa and on the role that multilateral institutions can have in pursuing sustainable development. It is open to MA students, young specialists and professionals from all over the world.

The Educational Goals of the Study Programme are: To provide cross knowledge of African context and its recent development, with insights on the structural changes affecting the African economy; To analyse Energy Transition Processes; To provide analytical skills and additional soft skills useful for participants’ professional growth.

The study programme, fully online, is open to selected participants from all over the world, completely free of charge. It consists of lectures and seminars, and is divided in two modules. The first two weeks will be devoted to lectures with international experts, while in the last three days participants will be trained to take part in the simulation of a multilateral negotiation on energy transition in Africa. After a preliminary training on procedures, negotiation techniques and speaking/drafting, each participant will play the role of the representative of a state/institution/NGO discussing and negotiating to find a shared and effective strategy to promote the energy transition in the African continent.

Participants who engage with all aspects of the programme will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

To find out more and to register your interest in the Online Study Programme, please visit

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