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Understanding United Nations reform. Ten theoretical clues: (4) New partnerships
By Petru Dumitriu on 14 Feb 2015 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

The need for more governance at global level poses new problems for all non-state entities, which go beyond the usual scenarios of rise and fall. Many such entities have acquired considerable international stature and have a brand name and a constituency of their own...

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Master/PGD students visit University of Malta's Faculty of Arts
By Editor on 11 Feb 2015 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

Students currently following the University of Malta's Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Diplomacy, run by DiploFoundation, were last week invited to the University of Malta's Faculty of Arts library by the Dean of the Faculty,...

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Promotion methods in foreign ministries - time for reform?
By Kishan Rana on 2 Feb 2015 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, Webinars, Home

It was gratifying that such a banal theme seemed to resonate with so many, to the point we had over 100 registered for the Webinar. My thanks to all of you.

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Understanding United Nations reform. Ten theoretical clues: (3) Legitimacy above all
By Petru Dumitriu on 2 Feb 2015 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

As is the case for all public institutions, reform offers to the United Nations (UN) an opportunity to update and reaffirm the legitimacy of its mandate. This pre-requisite does not work in crisis situations only, but also in qualifying, in general, the sense of all its activities.

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Understanding United Nations reform. Ten theoretical clues: (2) Limits to power
By Petru Dumitriu on 19 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

Recognising the irreplaceable role the United Nations (UN) plays globally means explicitly accepting multilateralism as the fundamental matrix of international cooperation, against a background of globalisation and in view of the existence of common interests of all states, beyond their own...

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Diplomatic distancing
By Mary on 13 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

As more than 40 heads of state and dignitaries visited Paris on Sunday to show their solidarity with the people of France under the banner of anti-terrorism and freedom of speech, some in Budapest were wondering why Prime Minister Viktor Orbán had been invited.

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Understanding United Nations reform. Ten theoretical clues: (1) The relevance of the current mandate
By Petru Dumitriu on 7 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

‘Reform’ is a very fashionable term. No respectable statesman or head of an organisation would speak about their leadership intentions without a generous use of the notion.

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Influencing UK authorities to act in the interest of vulnerable people
By Editor on 6 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

Mark Forsyth is Refugee Support Services Coordinator with the British Red Cross. His work focuses on asylum seekers and refugees, in particular unaccompanied child asylum seekers.

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Press conferences in the twenty-first century
By Mary on 29 Sep 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

Diplomacy, like any other profession, has had to move with the times. Diplomats ignore the power of social media at their peril.

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