Ida Manton is a trainer and researcher in the field of negotiations. She currently lives between Skopje and Prague and teaches International Negotiations, Diplomacy and Contemporary practice at various Diplomatic Academies, Institutes, Organizations and Universities throughout Europe – Bruges, Rome, Prague, Warsaw, Den Haag, Vienna, Ljubljana, Moldova, Kosovo.
Her professional engagement includes mainly work in International Organizations (Peace Corps, NATO, OSCE) in the fields of languages, culture, democratization, minority rights and public relations. In her over 15 years of professional experience, she has conducted lectures and presentations on variety of topics: international negotiations, diplomacy, public relations, cross-cultural intertwining, literature, artisanal curiosities, human rights, effective communication, etc.
Ms. Manton has a Bachelors degree in Comparative Literature with second major in English Language and Literature from Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, as well as a Masters degree in Diplomacy and International Relations from Leiden University and Clingendael in The Netherlands.