July 21 - 25
Think you’ve got what it takes to enter the world of foreign affairs? Find out for yourself and
experience the life of an international delegate through LIU’s Summer Honors Institute in
international relations and diplomacy. Through this free, one-week program, you will learn how diplomats and foreign policy experts debate issues and represent their countries.
The focus of this year’s course will be global climate change, including how international initiatives and policies have shaped the capacity to respond to warming trends in global climate, the melting
of the polar caps, and rising sea levels.
- Explore careers in international relations, diplomacy, and foreign policy
- Learn about the issue of global climate change and diplomatic responses
- Learn valuable public speaking skills
- Tour the United Nations, discuss climate change with diplomats, and attend a briefing session
- Visit diplomatic missions
- Learn about local responses through the NYC Office of Emergency Management
- Participate in a U.N.-simulated debate designed to boost your understanding of global climate change as you debate and vote on real-world issues