On 11th of April, 2018 Institute of International Relations and Political Science (IIRPS) at Vilnius University and Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine signed the memorandum of understanding and cooperation. This memorandum is intended to create conditions for maintaining regular contact and promoting cooperation between the parties. Cooperation may include joint operation of basic and specialized training courses, exchange of teaching materials, organization of meeting on issues of mutual interest and others.
Hennadii Udovenko Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine was established on 30th of May, 1995. The Academy has become a school of professional diplomacy, a training center for professional development of diplomats and civil servants in charge of international relations and foreign affairs in central executive bodies, the Presidential Administration, the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers, and the Secretariat of the Ukrainian Parliament. In quite a short time, the Academy has turned into a platform for exchanging ideas, offering analysis and discussions on a wide spectrum of foreign policy issues.
The Academy has started a club format for meetings and discussions with the participation of famous experts, artists, experienced diplomats, and foreign partners. In order to encourage professional training exchange programs, as well as academic and research exchange, the Academy has concluded more than 65 Memorandums and Agreements on Cooperation with diplomatic academies, institutes and MFA departments of the world.