Mary's picture
No laptops after 7pm
By Mary on 8 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

At a breakfast meeting in one of Budapest's older, more established restaurants during the week, I was surprised to see a notice on the table asking guests to refrain from using laptops in the restaurant after 7pm. No reason given.

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The best of e-participation is ...
By Ginger on 5 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

E-participation is a buzzword right now, on everybody's mind and agenda, it seems.

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Are you e-polite?
By Jovan Kurbalija on 3 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

This text on e-politeness is dedicated to those who have been waiting for me to reply to their e-mail for weeks, and to those who did not reply to my e-mails for weeks; to those on whose great blog posts I did not leave a comment (apologies to...

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E-Participation Webinar - Remote Participation in International Organisations
By Guy Girardet on 28 May 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

Remote Participation programmes and initiatives make International Agencies more transparent and inclusive.

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E-Participation Webinar - Open Data
By Guy Girardet on 26 May 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Webinars

Open Gov / Open Data initiatives are more relevant in a national context than at an international level.

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E-participation webinar - Social Media and International Organisations
By Guy Girardet on 22 May 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Webinars

There was a good turn out for Diplo’s E-Participation Webinar on Tuesday 21 May.  The full recording of this webinar can be found here.

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Mapping States' activities, Tracking the Trackers, the end of Digital Diplomacy and Blogging in the UN (not): links we liked
By petecranston on 17 May 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

'Open Data' is one of those catchall terms that encompasses a technical development, a philosophy, a trend and an advocacy goal, amongst others.

Jovan Kurbalija's picture
What can we learn from Byzantine diplomacy?
By Jovan Kurbalija on 29 Apr 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

Today, the word ‘byzantine’ is used to describe devious actions: intrigue, plotting, and bribing. [1] Historical records show that Byzantine politics were morally neither worse nor better than politics in previous or later years.

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Webinar digest - Essential e-tools for diplomats
By Editor on 15 Apr 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Webinars

Although thousands of applications are available for PCs and/or mobile devices, diplomats (like most other people) tend to use only a very limited number of them (8–10).

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What can Twitter diplomacy learn from Ancient Greek diplomacy?
By Jovan Kurbalija on 29 Mar 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

In short, full transparency and openness is not an optimal environment for successful diplomacy aimed at solving complex problems through convergence and compromise.

Let me develop the argument:

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