On 19 June, Diplo and the Geneva Internet Platform held a panel that explored the potential analogy of the law of the sea with a possible law of the Internet, examining whether the latter could be considered as common heritage of mankind.
By Editor on 23 Jun 2015 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy, Home
By Editor on 18 Jun 2015 | From the channel/s: E-tools, Home
The Canadian Foreign Service Institute (CFSI) is the primary training provider for Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) and offers more than 250 learning activities serving around 20,000 participants every year. CFSI's mandate encompasses providing training on a wide variety of...
By dadmin_diplo on 26 May 2015 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance, Home
After a few months of online work, Diplo’s Creative Lab team met in Geneva. We locked ourselves in a room for three days (20‒22 May) to further advance the development of Digital Watch in preparation for the launch of the Alpha version at the end of the June.
By Editor on 5 May 2015 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy, Home
On 30 January 2015, the Zimbabwean president Robert G. Mugabe was appointed chairperson of the African Union (AU) for the year.
By Editor on 15 Apr 2015 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance, Home
Diplo's illustrated cybersecurity postcards from cyberspace aim at raising awareness about main challenges and issues related to cybersecurity, while allowing us to send our own message to others.
By Simona Cioroiu on 5 Mar 2015 | From the channel/s: E-tools, Internet Governance, Home
As the old saying goes, there are two sides to every coin. Some positive and also some negative movements have been noticed lately around Bitcoin. Finally, after a long period of decline, the Bitcoin price has started to increase.
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.
By Simona Cioroiu on 28 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s: E-tools, Internet Governance, Home
2014 was a very interesting year for Bitcoin: even though its price dropped 67%, there were major moves in terms of trade, transactions, and capital investments. Big brand names like Microsoft, Dell, Expedia, Dell, NewEgg, and Overstock started to accept Bitcoin payments.
By Biljana Scott on 8 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s: Home
There is a freedom beyond the freedom of speech, and that is the freedom of satire. Freedom of speech is already curtailed in countries which otherwise uphold it as a basic right through the criminalization of hate-speech, holocaust denial and incitement to commit acts of terrorism.