The course covers the roles of new diplomatic actors, the new ways in which countries interact, issues that are changing the international agenda, the knowledge and skills practitioners need to succeed, and much more.
This ADIG online capacity development programme gives current and future internet policymakers a solid foundation in practical and diplomatic skills, as well as techniques necessary to engage effectively in global policy processes.
Learn about the techniques for securing agreements, negotiation stages and their objectives, elements of successful mediation, advantages and disadvantages of different diplomatic methods, and the shape and functions of the contemporary diplomatic system. This offers hope even when the clouds are at their darkest.
Learn the dos and don’ts of online tools for diplomats, including how to promote your country's foreign policy goals via social media, how online networking works, how to avoid cyberattacks and security risks, and how to plan and run online diplomatic campaigns.
This specialised course focuses on the interaction between diplomats and the tech sector, and highlights the practices of various countries. The aim of the course is to provide practitioners with the skills to take part in this new growing field.
The course covers persuasion, advocacy, and negotiations in humanitarian diplomacy; how to mobilise public and governmental support; how to facilitate effective partnerships; tips and suggestions for communicating with different audiences, and more.
The course analyses cybersecurity challenges, and the roles diplomacy, legal instruments, policies and other factors play in addressing cyberthreats, including cybersecurity issues; online crime, warfare, and terrorism; e-commerce; cybersecurity; and cybersecurity strategies and instruments.
Find out how science and diplomacy should work together to solve the world’s biggest challenges such as climate change and global health. The course is organised in cooperation with the Geneva Science-Policy Interface (GSPI) and the Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipator (GESDA).
Learn how to assess development needs and cooperation opportunities, select appropriate donors, facilitate cooperation among partners, implement programmes and projects, and foster win-win aspects for developed and developing countries.
The accredited programme guides working professionals through the challenges of contemporary diplomacy, and offers a specialisation in internet governance, equipping internet policymakers with practical skills for both regional and international diplomacy.
The course is ideal for practising diplomats and civil servants, and covers AI governance actors and forums; the technical, regulative and ethical aspects of AI; the impact on security, commerce, finance, and human rights; the drafting of national and institutional AI strategies; and more.
The specialised course covers multilateral actors and their roles; frameworks, rules, and methods, with a focus on the UN system; past, current, and future developments affecting multilateral systems; and much more.
Learn the goals and methods of public diplomacy, its power and limitations, as well as public diplomacy best practices, how to build national brands, how to measure strategy effectiveness, and how to identify workable tools and methods.
ILa gouvernance de l’Internet (GI) est de plus en plus prépondérante dans le travail des diplomates et des fonctionnaires publics. La cybersécurité, la surveillance en ligne font partie des sujets les plus abordés et débattus lors des discussions internationales […]
Learn how to increase the capacity of African states to participate efficiently in multilateral diplomacy; strengthen functional links between them and International Geneva; how to use e-tools for overcoming geographical, financial, and human resource limitations; and more.
Learn how to increase the capacity of Caribbean states to participate efficiently in multilateral diplomacy; strengthen functional links between them and International Geneva; how to use e-tools for overcoming geographical, financial, and human resource limitations; and more.
Learn how to design, plan, implement, and assess development initiatives, develop capacity development strategies, select the appropriate methods and tools, formulate capacity goals, evaluate processes, and more.
Learn how ICTs can support the rights of children, what we know about how children use mobile technologies, how to mitigate the risks they face, the roles regulation and legislation play in online protection, and the solutions to combatting child online sexual exploitation.
Learn how consular diplomacy connects to related subjects, including diaspora outreach, migration, and labour affairs; how to effectively organise and plan work at a consular post in a mission abroad; how to plan and operationalise a diaspora policy; and more.
Learn how state-supported cyberattacks and mass espionage operations are conducted, what is considered cyberwar, which agreements are preventing an international cyber conflict, and how businesses and organisations are being used as weapons for attacking others.
Master the complexity of data governance by understanding its technical, economic, legal, policy, and geopolitical aspects, including development strategies, negotiations in International Geneva, legal instruments and initiatives, and much more.
This course provides an interdisciplinary coverage of digital commerce, from both digital and trade perspectives. It builds the knowledge and capacity of participants to engage in digital commerce-related negotiations and discussions on the multilateral and bilateral levels.
The course is designed for permanent missions in Geneva, and covers the fields of digital policy, cooperation, and diplomacy, including digital policy, emerging technologies, network neutrality, property rights, privacy protection, cybersecurity, and artificial Intelligence.
Learn how to strengthen functional links between states and International Geneva to fulfil the right to education for children; how to overcome geographical, financial, and human resource limitations; and much more.
The course helps participants understand and follow the digital policy aspects of UN discussions and negotiations, and is designed to benefit diplomats who follow internet governance and other internet-related policy fields.
Master the skills and tools for securing agreements and changing diplomatic outcomes, including creating effective texts and visual messages; how to properly analyse and predict the influence of treaties, speeches, and advertising; and much more.
Learn the practical skills to successfully prepare, undertake, and conclude negotiations in formal and informal settings, as well as how to choose appropriate negotiation strategies, deal with power imbalances, build effective partnerships, and more.
Learn how to apply the humanitarian–development–peace (HDP) nexus in practice, design strategic interventions and funding proposals, and analyse case studies to effectively meet human needs, mitigate vulnerabilities, and achieve sustainable peace.
Online meetings have long been seen as a poor substitute for face-to-face ones. With the COVID-19 pandemic and the responses from governments around the world, this view has changed. Online meetings are now a necessity for most state and non-state organisations. The question is no longer ‘should we use online meetings despite their drawbacks?’, but […]
Diplo: Effective and inclusive diplomacy
Diplo is a non-profit foundation established by the governments of Malta and Switzerland. Diplo works to increase the role of small and developing states, and to improve global governance and international policy development.