Among other services, EUCLID offers specialized distance-learning and online distance learning programs to government-sponsored as well as general public students. Its goal is to prepare "expert leaders for international civil service and global careers." EUCLID's academic motto is "Let us also hear the other side (Audi et alteram partem in Latin)" and its vision statement for students development and preparation, both government-sponsored and general public is: "Become Globalized."
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EUCLID's flagship program is its standard-setting online master in diplomacy and international affairs, or MDIA which has qualified many diplomats globally. EUCLID also offers doctoral-level programs in diplomacy, sustainable development and international public health, as well as a new joint degree program in international public administration.
EUCLID TO ORGANIZE AND SPONSOR WEEK-LONG INTERNATIONAL EVENTS FOR UN WORLD INTERFAITH HARMONY WEEK
EUCLID has officially announced its active participation in the UN-sponsored World Interfaith Harmony Week, with events to take place around the world through EUCLID-sponsored coordinators. The focus of the events will be promoted a better understand of the landmark "A Common Word" document, with encounters scheduled in:
The United States (California): Wednesday February 3rd
Gambia: Friday February 5th
Trinidad and Tobago: TBC
Ethiopia at COMESA-LLPI HQ
Mindful of its intergovernmental mandate to foster inter-religious dialogue and diplomacy, EUCLID has launched a dedicated web site, at http://interfaith.euclid.int which is being launched in conjuction with the announcement and implementation of the Interfaith Harmony Week events. Please visit these pages again by 01/30/2016 for an updated schedule of all confirmed events.
EUCLID TO CONFER HONORARY DOCTORATE TO SIERRA LEONE GOVERNMENT MINISTER
The EUCLID Secretary General has approved the nomination presented by Datuk Agung Sidayu, Honorary Consul of Sierra Leone in Indonesia and Timor-Leste, calling for the recognition of Minister Alpha Kanu’s outstanding contribution to the governance of the Sierra Leone, especially during the recent time of crisis dealing with the Ebola Outbreak. As a result, Datuk Agung Sidayu will be travelling to Freetown to represent the EUCLID Secretary General and to present the speech and award to Minister Kanu.
The convocation is to take place on December 19 in the afternoon, at the Mary Henrietta Kingsley Auditorium of the University of Sierra Leone.
Photo above: Minister Alpha Kanu is seen visiting the campus of FBC University of Sierra Leone with the Vice-Chancellor.
23 October 2015
UNA/NY Gala: EUCLID's Robin van Puyenbroeck with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
On the occasion of the annual UNA/NY (United Nations Association, New York) Gala (UN DAY 2015 Humanitarian Awards Gala Dinner), EUCLID's Under Secretary-General Robin van Puyenbroeck, in his capacity as UNA/NY Vice-President, was privileged to greet H.E. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations.
Photo above: UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon (left), UNA/NY Vice-President and EUCLID Under Secretary-General Robin van Puyenbroeck at the UN DAY 2015 Humanitarian Awards Gala Dinner (New York, 22 October 2015)
EUCLID participates in Global Ethics Day, October 16, 2015 organized by the Carnegie Council
EUCLID is pleased to announce that it will be officially participating in and promoting the Carnegie Council's second annual Global Ethics Day.
The initiative encourages academic institutions around the world, including in our network, to use this day to hold events, such as lectures, film screenings, debates, panel discussions, or other educational activities to explore the quest for a global ethic.
Update on EUCLID participation in key international networks
EUCLID is pleased to announce that it has been formally approved for participation / membership in GRLI (Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative) and GUIDE (Global Universities in Distance Education), two leading international networks of higher education institutions.
With these participations, EUCLID continues to be one of the most interconnected and globally engaged institution of higher education in the world, leveraging its intergovernmental status to act as interface and partners to governments, universities and global networks.
EUCLID publishes "Binding and Non-Binding Instruments in Intergovernmental Relations" guidebook for diplomats and international relations scholars
EUCLID released today the first edition of its much-anticipated practical and scholarly handbook on binding and non-binding instruments in the context of heightened interest in this issue, for instance in light of the recent Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action between the P5+1 and Iran (photo on cover). Four EUCLID faculty members have collaborated to make this project and important contribution possible.
The 190 page book is available on Amazon.com in Kindle and 6x9 print format.
Above: Front side cover the book as released in July 2015.
EUCLID Secretary reports on meetings in The Hague and Paris
The EUCLID Secretary General, Mr Syed Zahid Ali, travelled to The Hague (Netherlands) and Paris (France) to attend an ACUNS conference and hold meetings with several senior Participant States officials as well as EUCLID's IFC/OCC.
Above: SG Ali with the ACUNS Chairman and President of The Hague Institute for Global Justice
Above: SG Ali with H.E. Hanna Simon, Ambassador of the State of Eritrea to France and UNESCO.
Above: SG Ali with H.E. Yusupha Alieu Kah, Ambassador of the Republic of The Gambia to France and UNESCO.
Above: SG Ali (left) with Mr. Désiré Baboula, Deputy Permanent Delegate of the Central African Republic to UNESCO (center), and Pr. Laurent Cleenewerck (EUCLID IFC/OCC) (right).
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EUCLID and CAFRAD sign Memorandum of Understanding and launch Joint Degree Program
The EUCLID Secretary General, Mr Syed Zahid Ali, is pleased to announce the signature of two agreements with CAFRAD, an intergovernmental organization serving 36 Member States with a mandate in Public Administration. The two organizations will now offer a joint MPA program specialized in International Public Administration to support capacity building and higher education options in the sector. CAFRAD is the main regional partner of the United Nations Public Administration Network (UNPAN).
Update (04/13/2015): Joint Degree MOA has been approved and filed by the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHERST).
EUCLID and COMESA-LLPI sign umbrella Memorandum of Understanding
The EUCLID Secretary General, Mr Syed Zahid Ali, is pleased to announce the signature of an umbrella Memorandum of Understanding with COMESA-LLPI, an intergovernmental organization serving 9 Member States and affiliated to COMESA, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa. The two organizations have, in this framework, plans to develop a joint MBA program in Leather Commerce of Industry to support capacity building and economic development in the sector.
EUCLID Head of Mission meets with UNWTO Secretary General
During the week of February 23, 2015, Nicolas Badaoui, EUCLID Head of Mission in Lebanon and to the Arab League met with H.E. Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization to discuss possible cooperation avenues between the two intergovernmental bodies.Mr Badaoui is photographed below with Mr Rifai (center) and the Minister of Tourism of Lebanon, Michel Pharaon (right)
28 January 2015
EUCLID welcomes Ambassador Juan Avila as High Steward
The Secretary General is pleased to welcome H.E. Dr Juan Avila, an academic and diplomat with the rank of Ambassador at the Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic to the United Nations, as newly appointed EUCLID High Steward.
EUCLID faculty featured as authors in ACUNS Journal (09/23/2014):
EUCLID congratulates MDIA graduate on appointment as ambassador (28 July 2014)
EUCLID congratulates MDIA graduate
and EUCLID alumnus Hanna Simon (Eritrea, '11) on the occasion of her appointment as Ambassador of Eritrea to France and to UNESCO. This appointment attests to the high-level network of EUCLID graduates serving as international civil servants.
Photo above: Ambassador Simon presenting her credentials to H.E. Francois Hollande, President of France.
EUCLID (Pôle Universitaire Euclide |Euclid University)
A treaty-based organization with international liaison and representative offices in:
New York, Washington DC, Geneva, Brussels, Berlin
Banjul, The Gambia
Historic Headquarters and Official CB/IRD Office: Bangui, C.A.R.