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Asia Cyber Diplomacy Workshop "Diplomacy: Between Tradition and Innovation"
By Editor on 4 Sep 2015 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

On 28 and 29 August, 30 diplomats gathered in Bangkok to learn about and discuss cyber diplomacy, a practice that is vital to avoid conflict and miscommunication in global Internet policy-making.

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Diplomacy between Tradition and Innovation (Event Report)
By Editor on 29 Jun 2015 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

More than 40 diplomats, computer specialists and academics addressed the impact of the Internet on the changing landscape in which diplomacy operates (geo-politics, economy), the emergence of new Internet topics on diplomatic agendas (cybersecurity, data protection), and the use of new digital...

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Highlights of the WSIS forum 2015
By Editor on 4 Jun 2015 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

From 25 to 29 May 2015, the ICT development community, joined by diplomats, academics, and business representatives, gathered to discuss topics related to Internet governance (IG).

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Internet governance, e-diplomacy discussed during Asian lecture tour
By Editor on 25 Mar 2015 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

The Internet poses a wide range of challenges for modern diplomacy, including how to protect national cybersecurity, how to govern the Internet on the global level, and how to keep up with the content policy dynamics.

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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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From Telegraph (1914) to Twitter (2014) – Are there lessons to be learned?
By Jovan Kurbalija on 4 Aug 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

Could the Great War have been avoided if leaders had gotten together and negotiated in person instead of exchanging telegrams?  In the voluminous historiography of the origins of WWI, there is a very little on the role of the telegraph.  Today, as Twitter takes its place...

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Chrono-narcissism, 1914 - 2014 and Technology
By petecranston on 4 Aug 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

Jovan Kurbalija, Diplo Director, has been tweeting live updates from 1914, marking the suddenly acceleration of history after the assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand on 28 July 1914.  "Slow developments taking months, if not years, evolved into a rush with the picture changing hour-by-hour...

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Diplomats and social media: no silver bullets
By Editor on 5 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

If Benjamin Franklin, the first diplomat to represent the US, were able to time-travel his way here, he might choose to paraphrase himself: “either tweet something worth reading, or do something worth tweeting.”

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Will tweeting kill Schrödinger’s Cat and other questions
By Ginger Paque on 16 May 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

Will tweeting kill Schrödinger’s Cat[1] ?

Does tweeting a meeting or a conference change the meeting?

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Twitter bans, Facebook drones, public or private networks: e-Diplomacy futures
By petecranston on 31 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

Twitter use in Turkey dropped when a ban on the platform was introduced. This simple fact was obscured by the excitement and celebration that in the days immediately after the ban Twitter traffic increased as people found ways around the block.

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