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By on 22 Jul, 2016 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

DiploFoundation’s ‘Internet governance (IG) building under construction’ illustration is symbolic of the ever-changing world of digital policy. A new iteration sees new elements that denote emerging trends, in addition to the existing robust foundation of IG topics.

By on 14 Jul, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy

With the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit just ahead, many activities this month focused on the ASEM process. Diplo participated in the launch of the ASEF Outlook Report 2016/2017, which took place on 7 July, and trained more than 130 young people from ASEM countries during the 7th Model ASEM summit ( 6-10 July) in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

By Keith Powell on 12 Jul, 2016 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

There is a wealth of information about digital diplomacy at the state level, and while much of the literature is interesting and informative, it doesn’t really speak to using digital diplomacy techniques at the international organisation level. Few studies examine social media at international organisations.

By on 11 Jul, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy, Webinars

Our July WebDebate focused on the question whether diplomacy could be learned through on the job training alone, and the dynamics between traditional training for diplomats and workplace learning.

By on 11 Jul, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy, E-Learning, Internet Governance

DiploFoundation is proud to announce a new initiative aimed at supporting the work of its alumni, in recognition of their achievements.

The new Alumni Hub, at www.diplomacy.edu/alumni, will feature articles, events, webinars, alumni dissertations, research, and other updates and announcements, related to Diplo’s alumni.

By on 11 Jul, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy

The international workshop on Fundamental Science and Society, which took place on 7-8 July in Quy Nhon, Vietnam, brought together scientists, decisions makers, government officials, and the private industry, to address various historical, current, and future issues related to science and society.  

By Lutine F. de Boer on 09 Jul, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy

The already politically vulnerable Middle East is experiencing a surge of water-related conflicts, while global demand for water is expected to grow by more than 40% by 2050. By 2025, almost 2 billion people will suffer from (fresh) water scarcity, which inevitably will lead to civil unrest or even war.[1] Even the rise of ISIL in Iraq and Syria has shown that water scarcity not only causes conflict, it also can be used as a military tool to expand control over territory and to subjugate the population.

By on 05 Jul, 2016 | From the channel/s: E-Learning, Internet Governance

1,500 steps, 1.2 kilometers, and 142 calories burned were displayed on my pedometer after completing a 2-hour-long ‘walking course’ on Internet governance. It was a slow walk through the beautiful setting of Geneva’s Jardin Botaniques (Botanical Garden) and the attic of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) building. The students of the course were Swiss junior diplomats.

By on 04 Jul, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy, Internet Governance

This month, Asia will be at the centre of many Diplo activities. Here is a round-up of what to expect. More updates will be made available during the month.

By on 04 Jul, 2016 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

Terrorists are using the Internet for a wide-range of purposes. On the operational side, terrorist organisations use ICTs for internal communication and fundraising, while on the public relations side, the Internet has proven to be an effective vehicle for disseminating and promoting terrorist ideologies. The spread of extremist propaganda over the Internet can have severe effects in the offline world, with last month’s shooting in Orlando a grave example of what online radicalisation can lead to.

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