Preparing Croatian officials for the 2020 Presidency – Training modules

The Republic of Croatia will hold the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the first time from January to June 2020. As announced before, the College of Europe, in cooperation with Projectus Grupa, was awarded the contract to prepare over 1,000 Croatian civil servants located both in Brussels and Zagreb for their responsibilities during the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The civil servants were trained through a variety of elective thematic modules:

  • Negotiation and lobbying in the EU, co-operation and networking;
  • Preparing and conducting meetings of working groups;
  • Presentation skills and speech, communication with the media;
  • Professional English;
  • Professional French.

The implementation of these courses took place from January to December 2019.

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