Jovan Kurbalija's picture
In the Internet we trust: Is there a need for an Internet social contract?
By Jovan Kurbalija on 20 Feb 2015 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

The current trust deficit and ways to overcome it are the focus of a recent blog by Michael Moller, acting director of the UN Office in Geneva.

Editor's picture
Diplo joins Global Network of Internet and Society Research Centers
By Editor on 16 Feb 2015 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

DiploFoundation has joined the Global Network of Internet and Society Research Centers as an affiliated participant.

Petru Dumitriu's picture
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...

Editor's picture
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,...

Kishan Rana's picture
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.

Petru Dumitriu's picture
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.

Simona Cioroiu's picture
Bitcoin 2015: What’s in store?
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.

Editor's picture
Internet governance forecast for 2015: Unsettled weather, fresh winds, stormy at times
By Editor on 28 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Webinars

Unsettled weather, with fresh winds, and storms at times, sums up the forecast for Internet governance (IG) in 2015, according to Diplo’s director Dr Jovan Kurbalija, speaking during Tuesday’s...

Petru Dumitriu's picture
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...

Stephanie's picture
Taking Internet governance webinars to the next level
By Stephanie on 16 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Webinars

As for many of Diplo's friends, the monthly Internet governance (IG) webinars have been a constant on our schedule. Last year alone, over 300 participants joined us online to discuss IG issues.

Pages