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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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Geneva Briefing on Internet Governance (May 2014): Webinar digest
By Editor on 2 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Webinars

At the April Geneva webinar-briefing on Internet Governance we focused on the final preparations for the #NETmundial and reflected on other key developments of the month; we then looked into the main events scheduled for May.

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Webinar digest: Does diplomatic law really protect?
By Editor on 25 May 2014 | From the channel/s:
Webinars

Diplo lecturer Alan Franklin's webinar on 20 May stimulated intensive discussion about whether diplomatic law actually is complied with (the conventional viewpoint) or whether it is 'honoured in the breach' (the more realistic...

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Diplo alumni – six years later
By Hannah on 23 May 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

Last week I was struck by a photo I spotted on Facebook: three graduates of our 2008 Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Diplomacy happened to meet up in New York.

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What is the European Court of Justice telling us in the Google case?
By Editor on 19 May 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Is it about the right to be forgotten (at all)? In an era where everything we do online leaves a footprint, where the delete button doesn’t wipe out our actions, the recent judgement by the European Court of Justice (CoJ) draws attention to our ‘right to be forgotten’....

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Will tweeting kill Schrödinger’s Cat and other questions
By Ginger 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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The power and limitations of visual metaphors
By Vladimir Veljasevic on 12 May 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Home

I usually communicate by drawing. This time, I will write a text. There is a saying that one picture conveys a thousand words. Sometimes I wonder if the opposite applies to me. I am part of Diplo’s Creative Lab, and Professor of Drawing and Printmaking at the Faculty of Arts in Belgrade.

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Two Raouls and the great legacy of Swedish diplomacy
By Jovan Kurbalija on 12 May 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy
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Crowd Funding a Scholarship Fund for Developing States
By petecranston on 7 May 2014 | From the channel/s:
Home

Online crowd funding is deeply fashionable so we ventured into this new world with some trepidation. Just how valuable is Diplo’s work in supporting small and developing states develop capacity for effective engagement in international meetings and negotiations?

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NETmundial 2014 - a roundup of reflections
By Editor on 2 May 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

'NETMundial mattered, even if there was little apparent progress on substantive issues', seems to be the consensus from the commentaries and reflections that have emerged this week.

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