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Diplomacy between sprint and marathon
By Jovan Kurbalija on 25 May 2016 - 16:20 | From the Diplomacy channel

Athletic metaphors describe diplomacy well. Diplomacy involves both ‘marathons’ of long negotiations, taking months or even years; and fast ‘sprints’ when country leaders make deals in a matter of hours.

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diplomacy – Diplomacy – DIPLOMACY
By Jovan Kurbalija on 17 May 2016 - 17:58 | From the Diplomacy channel


diplomacy – Diplomacy – DIPLOMACY: the three different ways of writing this word illustrate three different ways in which diplomacy is perceived today.

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Guest blog: Diplomacy as a social process – a prelude to sociology of diplomacy
By Milan Jazbec on 17 May 2016 - 13:35 | From the Diplomacy channel

After years of practising diplomacy, I realised that there are only a few broader reflections on diplomacy that would per se include an interdisciplinary approach and keep simultaneously a clear focus on diplomacy. Generally, the majority of definitions come either from the broader scope of polit

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Ensuring that civil society's voice is heard in ICANN
By Editor on 13 May 2016 - 00:33 | From the Internet Governance channel

On 4 May, the Geneva Internet Platform and ICANN organised an open discussion on Ensuring Civil Society's Voice is Heard in ICANN.

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Study: Cybersecurity Competence Building Trends
By Editor on 5 May 2016 - 16:08 | From the Internet Governance channel, By Editor on 5 May 2016 - 16:08 | From the Webinars channel

Cyberspace has become an essential component of modern society, yet its merits are accompanied by threats. A growing number of reported cyber-incidents demand governments to come up with a strategic response to counter cyber-threats.

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Diplomatic training: combining tradition and innovation
By Mina Mudric on 5 May 2016 - 14:12 | From the Diplomacy channel, By Mina Mudric on 5 May 2016 - 14:12 | From the Webinars channel

Diplomatic training has been transformed by technology: diplomats now have access to vast amounts of information and resources, and diplomatic training can be conducted online.

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Guest blog: ICT for development: capacity building, employment, government initiative
By Editor on 2 May 2016 - 11:00 | From the Internet Governance channel

Constant technological evolution in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is vital for developed countries to maintain their economic and scientific leadership.

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Guest blog: Cybersecurity vs privacy: Dissecting ‘good’ and ‘bad’
By Editor on 28 Apr 2016 - 12:39 | From the Internet Governance channel

The Apple vs FBI case is undoubtedly one of the biggest cybersecurity issues since the Snowden revelations – in terms of what he exposed and the resultant effects.

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Graduation ceremony for participants of the GIP’s course on Internet governance
By Editor on 28 Apr 2016 - 01:45 | From the Internet Governance channel

The Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) is pleased to announce the graduation of its third group of participants to the just-in-time Internet governance (IG) course.

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Diplo conducts e-diplomacy training in Saint Kitts and Nevis
By Editor on 17 Apr 2016 - 23:35 | From the Diplomacy channel, By Editor on 17 Apr 2016 - 23:35 | From the E-diplomacy channel

The use of online tools together with traditional diplomatic approaches is how Saint Kitts and Nevis can ensure representation in multilateral diplomacy in Geneva and globally, Dr Jovan Kurbalija said during an e-diplomacy workshop