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Diplomacy between sprint and marathon
By Jovan Kurbalija on 25 May 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

Athletic metaphors describe diplomacy well. Diplomacy involves both ‘marathons’ of long negotiations, taking months or even years; and fast ‘sprints’ when country leaders make deals in a matter of hours.

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diplomacy – Diplomacy – DIPLOMACY
By Jovan Kurbalija on 17 May 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

 

diplomacy – Diplomacy – DIPLOMACY: the three different ways of writing this word illustrate three different ways in which diplomacy is perceived today.

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Guest blog: Diplomacy as a social process – a prelude to sociology of diplomacy
By Milan Jazbec on 17 May 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

After years of practising diplomacy, I realised that there are only a few broader reflections on diplomacy that would per se include an interdisciplinary approach and keep simultaneously a clear focus on diplomacy. Generally, the majority of definitions come either from the broader scope of...

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Diplomatic training: combining tradition and innovation
By Mina Mudric on 5 May 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, Webinars

Diplomatic training has been transformed by technology: diplomats now have access to vast amounts of information and resources, and diplomatic training can be conducted online.

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Diplo conducts e-diplomacy training in Saint Kitts and Nevis
By Editor on 17 Apr 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, E-diplomacy

The use of online tools together with traditional diplomatic approaches is how Saint Kitts and Nevis can ensure representation in multilateral diplomacy in Geneva and globally, Dr Jovan Kurbalija said during an e-diplomacy workshop...

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Bright future for diplomacy and need for changes in diplomatic services
By Editor on 8 Apr 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, Webinars

The end of diplomacy has been pronounced many times in history. In 1850, when Lord Palmerston received the first telegraph, he exclaimed: ‘My God, this is the end of diplomacy!’ Diplomacy survived not only the invention of the telegraph but also the telephone and radio eras.

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WebDebates: a new series of discussions on the future of diplomacy
By Editor on 1 Apr 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, Webinars

We’re proud to announce a new series of WebDebates, aimed at discussing key topics related to the future of diplomacy. The era of connectivity brings about many challenges for diplomacy. How relevant is the diplomatic service? What changes can we expect to see in diplomatic training?

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[guest post] Evaluating public participation in diplomacy - part two
By Editor on 25 Mar 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

The complexity of international relations has forced states to change how they conduct diplomacy institutionally. There has been growing debate about the proliferation of a kind of diplomacy that occurs through the activities of civil society.

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‘Good offices: A Swiss specialty’
By Editor on 11 Mar 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

Lecture by Swiss Minister in Malta is livestreamed for DiploFoundation participants worldwide

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Kazakhstani image in global politics: A bridge between Russia and the rest of the world?
By Editor on 3 Mar 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

The Republic of Kazakhstan, gaining its independence after the USSR dissolution, aspired to become an active member of the global community. The geographical position of Kazakhstan makes it a natural crossroads for major transit corridors from North to South and from East to West.

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