FORMATION OF THE INTELLECTUAL ELITE OF THE DIPLOMATIC SERVICE

  • Rostyslav Palagusynets Ph.D., Deputy Head of Division Inter-Parliamentary Relations Directorate, Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine, Ukraine
Keywords: Intellectual, diplomat, service, elite

Abstract

The article considers the peculiarities of the formation of the intellectual elite of the diplomatic service. The features of the intellectual elite are highlighted. It is determined that the essential qualities of the intellectual elite include the level of education, innovative way of thinking, professional success and recognition, creativity, motivation, etc. The essence of the concept of "intellectual elite of the diplomatic service" from the point of view of stratification, altimetric, axiological and monistic approaches is revealed. The main tasks of the diplomatic service of Ukraine have been clarified. The author's interpretation of the intellectual elite of the diplomatic service is formed. It is determined that the formation of the intellectual elite of the diplomatic service is a purposeful process of creating a personality with predetermined features, which involves actions aimed at its development, and includes its conscious self-development to coordinate the activities of government agencies to ensure a common foreign policy. There are four main factors that influenced the formation of the intellectual elite of the diplomatic service: personnel policy of the Foreign Ministry (MFA), including formal and informal requirements for diplomatic personnel, their selection in accordance with applicable law and internal rules and traditions of the MFA; the level of education and general culture of diplomats; acquisition of professional experience and skills in the process of service; involvement in the corporate values of the diplomatic service: understanding of its content, foreign policy objectives and interests of the country, political culture, patriotic and religious values. It is noted that in the formation of the intellectual elite of the diplomatic service a special place is occupied by university education, as a modern university is not only an educational, but also a scientific and cultural center, which trains intellectuals. It is proved that the rationalization of personnel policy as an innovative direction in the development of Ukraine is a necessary and important condition in the work of the diplomatic service and increase the efficiency of their activities. The directions of realization of innovative personnel policy of diplomatic service for the purpose of modernization of foreign policy activity of Ukraine are offered.

References

Aberkromby M., Khyll S., Terner B.S. (1997). Sociological Dictionary. Kazan [in Russiаn].

Abramova Y.E., Ponomarenko T.V. (2016). Russian political elite in the context of its modern development. International Journal of Applied and Basic Research, 5-4, 649-652 [in Russiаn].

Averyn A.N., Yaroshenko H.V., Ivanova L.L., Storozhevskyi K.S. (2018). Participation of the elite in the implementation of state policy in the field of promoting employment of the population. Science and education: economy and economics; entrepreneurship; law and governance, 10 (101), 120-124 [in Russiаn].

Averianova N. (2011). Modern Ukrainian elite: prospects for development. Bulletin of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 15, 41-44 [in Ukrainian].

Babosov E.M. (2014). Civil society and the state (essays on the theory and practice of interaction). Mohylev: MHUP [in Russiаn].

Voitovych R. Intellectual elite as a technocratic condition of institutional leadership in public administration. Retrieved from: file:///C:/Users/WishMasterOk/Downloads/12-Article%20Text-23-1-10-20180901.pdf [in Ukrainian].

Hoshovska V.A. Surai I.H. (2013). Social-democratic values - the basis for the formation of the elite in public administration. Kyiv: NADU [in Ukrainian].

Law of Ukraine On Diplomatic Service №2449-VIII (2018, June 07). Vidomosti Verkhovnoyi Rady Ukrayiny. Retrieved from: https://zakon.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/2449-19#Text [in Ukrainian].

Ivanova L.L., Krytskaia A.A. (2015). Personnel security in the field of public administration (regional aspect). Ethnosociety and interethnic culture, 2 (80), 109-115 124 [in Russiаn].

Kostiukevych S.V. (2005). University education as training in the intellectual profession. Science and education on the threshold of the third millennium: abstracts. report Int. Congress. Mynsk [in Russiаn].

Lyndiuk O.A. (2017). Modernization of the civil service of Ukraine in the context of globalization. Doctor’s thesis. Kyiv [in Ukrainian].

Mykhailova K.H. (2008). The intellectual elite of modern society: features of formation and activity potential. Extended abstract of candidate’s thesis. Kharkiv [in Ukrainian].

Official site of the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved from: http://www.ukrstat.gov.ua [in Ukrainian].

Pavlenko O. V. (2017). Development of the market of educational services of higher education institutions: current trends and forecasts. Strategy of economic development of Ukraine, 41, 89-98 [in Ukrainian].

Panov A.V. (2015). Diplomatic and consular service: monograph. PP «AUTDOR-ShARK». Uzhhorod [in Ukrainian].

Tomashevska T.V. (2014). Features of the modern mechanism of formation of the political elite in Ukraine. Investments: practice and experience, 10, 157-160 [in Ukrainian].

Tomashevska T.V. (2016). Foreign experience in forming a political and managerial elite. Efficiency of public administration, 4 (49), 101-107 [in Ukrainian].

Tsiplakov A.Iu. (2017). Modern tendencies of formation of regional elites. Elitology and development strategies of modern Russia: proceedings of the Second All-Russian Elitological Congress with international participation, 2 [in Russiаn].

Brown J. American Diplomacy. The purposes and cross-purposes of American public diplomacy. Retrieved from: http://www.unc.edu/depts/diplomat/archives_roll/2002_07-09/brown_pubdipl/brown_pubdipl.html [in English].

Public Diplomacy. About U.S. Public Diplomacy Achievement Awards. Retrieved from: http://pdaa.publicdiplomacy.org/?page_id=6 [in English].

Published
2020-12-20
Citations
How to Cite
Palagusynets, R. (2020). FORMATION OF THE INTELLECTUAL ELITE OF THE DIPLOMATIC SERVICE. International Journal of Innovative Technologies in Social Science, (7(28). https://doi.org/10.31435/rsglobal_ijitss/30122020/7299
Share