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The articulate diplomat’s best friends: book donations to the Myanmar MFA
By Editor on 25 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

DiploFoundation recently was honored to contribute tangibly to the growth and development of diplomacy in Myanmar through a donation of multiple copies of 16 titles (in both print and e-book format). The books were handed over to the Myanmar Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E.

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"More inclusive and effective diplomacy is a necessity"
By Editor on 20 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, Home

‘Diplo’s work on making diplomacy more inclusive and effective is a necessity of our time. We need to engage the broader society in crucial discussions on the future of our world’, explained the Hon.

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A two-track approach to Syria: unyoking civilians and politicians
By Biljana Scott on 26 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
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Fiddling with words while Syria burns
By Biljana Scott on 5 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, Looking Sideways, Home

The Geneva II talks have just ended with little to show for them, or so the press claims.

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Guest blog: Diplomats need to be able to talk to locals, not just leaders
By Editor on 8 Jan 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

Elder statesman of British Diplomacy, Ivor Roberts, has spoken out about the need for diplomats to be able to speak the local language.

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Sharing professional experience to enhance humanitarian diplomacy practice
By Editor on 3 Jan 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

DiploFoundation and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have worked together to offer an...

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Mandela, a giant of empathy
By Jovan Kurbalija on 17 Dec 2013 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

As a lot is being written these days about a great man, I thought I’d add a  few lines about what he meant to me. Before I went to South Africa three years ago he was a remarkable historical figure, but somehow distant, belonging to the text I read on the end of apartheid.

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Webinar digest - International Law for Diplomats
By Editor on 16 Dec 2013 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, Webinars

This webinar first discussed why international law has not been a subject much discussed or widely understood by diplomats, despite the fact that they are in the front lines, creating international law on a daily basis.

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Humanitarian Diplomacy course presented at Red Cross Red Crescent Statutory Meeting
By Editor on 5 Dec 2013 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

Held every two years, the General Assembly and Council of Delegates are the key decision-making meetings of the International Federation and the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. This year the meetings took place in mid-November, in Sydney, Australia.

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Lost for words: the value of investment in language training for diplomats
By Editor on 4 Dec 2013 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

The recent opening of a British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Language Centre, a replacement for the FCO language school closed in 2007 to cut costs, has highlighted the role languages play in diplomacy here in the UK.

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