Education and Training
LEDECO Geneva offers to provide tailor-made support on the design and delivery of degree programmes, seminars and workshops, training activities and study tours to international organizations, universities, training institutions, associations and companies on priority subjects including global governance, multilateral diplomacy, multilateral trading system, international trade & investment, corporate strategy and business management, and business strategy for China, Europe and Latin America.
Summer Programme of International Organizations
The Summer Programme of International Organizations is organized by LEDECO to provide Chinese students with access to latest information and professional knowledge as well as a network of international organizations through courses delivered by senior experts from international organizations including the United Nations (UN), World Trade Organization (WTO), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), World Bank (WB) etc. Since its establishment, LEDECO has successfully organized the summer programme jointly with Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) of China for years.
Winter Camp on Global Economic and Economic Governance
The Geneva-based Winter Camp titled “Global Economic and Trade Governance: Changes and Challenges” is organized by LEDECO for Chinese university students, aiming to offer them the opportunities to directly interact with senior representatives of the international organizations. Participants take field visits to international organizations such as the World Trade Organization (WTO), the International Trade Centre (ITC) etc., and have a series of intensified courses delivered by senior experienced professionals from international organizations. Since its establishment, LEDECO has successfully organized this programme jointly with Tsinghua University (THU) of China.
Study Tour of Global Governance
Study Tour of Global Governance is organized by LEDECO aiming to provide an opportunity for Chinese students to take field visits to international organizations such as the United Nations (UN) and World Trade Organization (WTO) and directly interact with senior representatives so that they can feel closely how international economic and trade governance operate, roles of international organizations and how local stakeholders, such as Swiss institutions and enterprises, can also contribute. Since its establishment, LEDECO has successfully organized study tours for many Chinese universities.
Simulation Course of International Trade Negotiation
The simulation course divides participants in groups as members and chair or the Secretariat of international organizations like the World Trade Organization (WTO). It encompasses both discussions of a number of agenda items and a text-based negotiation on a certain item in international organizations. Through the course, participants learn how to prepare official proposals, draft ambassadorial statements, engage in text-based negotiations, organize formal and informal negotiations, and host signing ceremony of a deal. Since its establishment, LEDECO has successfully organized this programme with University of Business and Economic (UIBE), Tsinghua University (THU), Renmin University of China (RUC) and Donghua University (DHU) etc.
LEDECO also provides strategic and policy-oriented advice to Chinese and foreign companies regarding their investment and operations across the globe, in particular in Europe, Latin America and China, including targeting senior business visits and meetings.