Sub-Saharan Africa – Central and Eastern Europe Relations

Prepare to embark on a journey into the dynamic world of Sub-Saharan Africa-Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) relations with an exciting introductory course this August. Led by Dr. Stefan Cibian, this program is tailored for students and individuals passionate about international relations, foreign affairs, and development. Participants will gain valuable...

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Statehood and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

We invite you to delve into the intricate dynamics of African Statehood and Development in a comprehensive course this August. Tailored for students and individuals interested in international relations and development, this program offers an insightful exploration of Africa’s governance, statehood, and development challenges. Participants will engage in enriching discussions...

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Postcolonialism, Climate Change, Inequalities, and How Postcolonialism Still Affects Us

In this engaging course, learn about the interconnected problems of inequality, climate change, and postcolonialism. Participants analyze how colonial legacies continue to create environmental and social inequities through news stories about recent events, such as the disproportionate effects of climate change on underprivileged groups. By exploring multidisciplinary viewpoints such as...

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American Presidential Elections

If you are passionate about the dynamics and consequences of the 2024 American presidential elections, we invite you to join our intermediate political science course. The goal is to provide a detailed analysis of the projections and implications of the 2024 American presidential elections for Romania and the world. Andreea...

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Romania’s Relations with African countries: Input for a renewed Strategy

01.12.2023 / Publications Authors: Stefan Cibian, Andrei Vereștiuc, Remus Ionuț Stîngaciu Download publication   2023 finds Romania and African countries in a complicated world undergoing multiple waves of transformation. Climate change, digitalization, hybrid security threats, and increasing violence affect Romania alongside its African, European Union (EU), and transatlantic partners. In...

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Global Leadership and the SDGs: What role for local communities? – DELIVERABLES

DELIVERABLES for the Făgăraș Municipality and Țara Făgărașului Community Foundation 18.11.2023 / Publications Authors: GDL Members Coordinator: Stefan Cibian Ph.D Research Assistant: Lutz Drieling M.A. Download publication DELIVERABLES  Global Trends and Local Community Insights for Assessing the External Environment Affecting Communities in Țara Făgărașului  In a world turned upside-down by...

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Global Leadership and the SDGs: What Role for Local Communities?

29.06.2023 / Publications Authors: Stefan Cibian Ph.D, Banu Pekol, Cristina Gallegos, Theresa Carrington, Gaurav Sharma Download publication The Global Diplomacy Lab, organised in Făgăraș, Cincșor, and Sibiu, Romania was entitled Global Leadership and the SDGs: What Role for Local Communities?  Three main challenges were selected by the Lab participants –...

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Study on the Development of Civil Society in Făgăraș Country

29.06.2023 / Publications Authors: Stefan Cibian Ph.D, Magdalena Drăgan Ph.D., Silvia Fierăscu Ph.D., Edi Dragoș Beserman Ph.D. Candidate, Levente Fejes Zoltan Ph.D., Ianis Rușitoru, Adriana Cârnu. Download publication Făgăraș Country stands out with its anti-communist resistance, which generated communities aware of the importance of civil liberties. The post-1989 transition meant...

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