Wikipedia is the most popular encyclopedia of our time. It influences public understanding of events and it is a relevant platform for public diplomacy. This blog post addresses the way Wikipedia coverage has reflected unfolding political developments in Egypt.
By Marília Maciel on 12 Jul 2013 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy, Home
By Editor on 27 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
The webinar on Wikipedia for diplomats held on June 21, was part of a larger initiative by DiploFoundation and the Italian Diplomatic Institute to promote dialogue and cross-fertilization between the Wikipedia community and the diplomatic community.
By petecranston on 21 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
Say 'digital assets' and instantly eyes glaze, in a way wearily familiar to those of us who try and interest our friends and family in the details of the technologies we all rely on.
By Guy Girardet on 17 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
By Editor on 17 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
"Whenever I am asked about the role of social media and new technologies for citizen engagement, I like to show the first minute and a half or so of this brilliant TED Talk by Dave Meslin", writes Giulio Quaggiotto, Practice Leader, Knowledge and Innovation, ...
By Jovan Kurbalija on 13 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
The short answer is YES! A bit longer answer could be prompted by questions… why, over the last few days, have we not heard news about ambassadors presenting demarches in Washington, with reasonable doubts whether their e-mails have been intercepted?
By Editor on 13 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
By Editor on 12 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
"The growth in social media represents a shift in power from traditional top-down communication to the individual.
By petecranston on 10 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
"Open Data is a simple concept. Organisations holding datasets should place them online, in machine-readable formats, and under licenses that let anyone re-use them. Advocates explain that this brings a myriad of benefits.
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.