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Visit to Bern and Presentation of policy research projects
By Editor on 3 Jul 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

In his welcoming remarks at the roundtable discussion convened in Bern 23 June on issues and challenges facing small island states, Ambassador Jürg Lauber described International Geneva as Switzerland’s contribution to the international community.

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Small island developing states and Internet governance
By Editor on 24 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Webinars

This year marks the International Year of Small Island Developing States (SIDS), proclaimed by the UN to celebrate the contributions that SIDS have made to the world.

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The winds of net-war: China warns of US arms race in cyberspace
By Nicholas Dynon on 24 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

In recent weeks the Chinese government has delivered strong messages about internet sovereignty to both international and domestic audiences.

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Does diplomatic law really protect? Part three
By Editor on 23 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

This is the third and final blog post in a series looking at diplomatic law, privileges and immunities. The blogs are written by Diplo lecturer Alan Franklin in follow-up to his 20 May webinar.

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The International Court of Justice’s advisory opinion on Kosovo: Does it have relevance for Crimea, Catalonia and Scotland?
By Petru Dumitriu on 22 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

When we introduced an analysis of the International Court of Justice’s advisory opinion on Kosovo to our course on multilateral diplomacy, we thought, certainly, of its value as a precedent.

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Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies: technical, monetary, policy, and development contexts [webinar digest]
By Editor on 20 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-tools, Internet Governance, Webinars

Cryptocurrencies are set to take the online world by storm, as their popularity and use, and understanding of their advantages and limitations increases.

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Online trust: between competences and intentions
By Jovan Kurbalija on 19 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Trust (or the lack thereof) is a frequent theme in public debates. It is often seen as a monolithic concept. However, we trust different people for  different reasons, and in different ways. Sometimes we trust that people can do something (competences).

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International law leaves everyone vulnerable in cyberspace
By Katharina Hone on 12 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

One of the key moments of the NSA-affair from a German perspective was the revelation that the phone of German chancellor Angela Merkel had been tapped. She reacted by stating that "spying among friends, that cannot be" and bemoaned a loss of trust.  

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Humanitarian diplomacy learning for the Americas
By Editor on 12 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
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Margarita Griffith is Learning Officer for the America Zone Office of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in Panama.

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Cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin
By arvin on 9 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-tools

The cryptocurrency story is a continuation of the long-running saga of economics, markets, and commodity exchange in human society.

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