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Memoirs of UN Secretaries-General: political correctness and prediction of the future
By Petru Dumitriu on 18 Aug 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

The United Nations’ Secretaries-General who came in office after U Thant have no excuse for being, if they were, politically incorrect.

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Memoirs of UN Secretaries-General: Eyes on the Spies
By Petru Dumitriu on 10 Aug 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

Some of the distinguished participants in Diplo’s course on multilateral diplomacy believe in the magic of figures. They deem that under normal circumstances, rebus sic stantibus, Article 100 of the United Nations Charter should have contents of paramount importance. Why?

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Diplomacy and the revenge of globalization (Part II)
By Laurence Pope on 6 Aug 2014 | From the channel/s:
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In a world where information moves with the speed of a click, much has changed. Not long ago many of us were touched by the plight of several hundred young girls kidnapped in Northern Nigeria. A Twitter campaign, #save our girls, was launched.

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Diplomacy and the revenge of globalization (Part I)
By Laurence Pope on 1 Aug 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

Diplomacy has been around since there have been sovereign states with a need to coexist, but the word is a relatively recent coinage. It has little to do with folded papers, deriving from ‘diplomatics’, the study of ancestry and titles.

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Supporting humanitarian diplomacy work in Pakistan
By Editor on 18 Jul 2014 | From the channel/s:
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Muhammad Aslam works with the Canadian Red Cross Delegation in Pakistan, as a programme coordinator. He has 14 years experience in humanitarian and development work in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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The humanitarian perspective empowers your advocacy
By Editor on 5 Jul 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

The fifth session of the online Humanitarian Diplomacy diploma course, run by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and DiploFoundation, has just come to an end.

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Memoirs of UN Secretaries-General: Post-factum political incorrectness
By Petru Dumitriu on 4 Jul 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

There is no specific module on Secretaries-General when we speak about the institutional dimensions of the United Nations in Diplo’s course on multilateral diplomacy. Nevertheless, discussions about them are unavoidable.

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Visit to Bern and Presentation of policy research projects
By Editor on 3 Jul 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

In his welcoming remarks at the roundtable discussion convened in Bern 23 June on issues and challenges facing small island states, Ambassador Jürg Lauber described International Geneva as Switzerland’s contribution to the international community.

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Does diplomatic law really protect? Part three
By Editor on 23 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
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This is the third and final blog post in a series looking at diplomatic law, privileges and immunities. The blogs are written by Diplo lecturer Alan Franklin in follow-up to his 20 May webinar.

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The International Court of Justice’s advisory opinion on Kosovo: Does it have relevance for Crimea, Catalonia and Scotland?
By Petru Dumitriu on 22 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

When we introduced an analysis of the International Court of Justice’s advisory opinion on Kosovo to our course on multilateral diplomacy, we thought, certainly, of its value as a precedent.

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