Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy AGDA
Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA) (Arabic: أكاديمية أنور قرقاش الدبلوماسية), formerly the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA) (Arabic: أكاديمية الإمارات الدبلوماسية), is an autonomous federal diplomatic research and civil service training institute in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Founded in 2014 by the country’s Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, it serves members of the UAE’s foreign service community and prepares Emirati diplomats as well as other professionals to advance the country’s foreign affairs interests overseas.
The Emirates Diplomatic Academy was established under Cabinet Decree No. 29 issued by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates on August 19, 2014. The institute opened its door to students in September 2015 and graduated its first batch of students in 2016.
What Are The Courses Offered At Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy?
The programmes on offer include the Post-Graduate Diploma (PGD) in UAE Diplomacy and International Relations, Master of Arts in Global Affairs and Diplomatic Leadership (MAGAD), and Master of Arts in Humanitarian Action and Development (MAHAD).
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