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Official Geneva presentation of special UNDP report on human security

Event date: 17 March 2022, 14:00–15:15 CET The event, organised by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and the UN Development Programme\'s (UNDP) Geneva office, will serve as Geneva\'s official  presentat...

Traversing the Metaverse: A Caribbean Perspective

In recent months, the term \'metaverse\' has generated much discussion globally, and has become one of the latest tech buzzwords. The term gained even greater prominence with the rebranding of Facebook to Meta. In add...

Diplo and the Geneva Internet Platform at IGF 2021

Date:  6–10 December A number of Diplo and Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) team members will participate in sessions of the 2021 Internet Governance Forum (IGF). IGF 2021, which is hosted by the Government of Polan...

Promoting inclusiveness in e-commerce negotiations through capacity building

E-commerce is key not only to mitigating economic slowdown, but also for speeding up economic recovery. There are growing concerns that the COVID-19 pandemic has raised the risk of digital inequalities. This enhances ...

Capacity building on e-commerce: From lessons to solutions

Event date: 11 November 2021, 14:00–15:00 CET  Almost every policy discussion on e-commerce makes a reference to the need for capacity building. With varying degrees of strength, trade agreements often include pro...

IGF 2021 Introductory Sessions

This year, between 6 and 11 December, Poland will host the UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF 2021). In preparation for the annual event, the IGF is organising a series of introductory sessions on 2-3 November and Dipl...

WTO: Connectivity, Competition, Collaboration: The 3Cs of Digital Trade – What policies for post-COVID success?

Connectivity, Competition, Collaboration: The 3Cs of Digital Trade – What policies for post-COVID success? Tuesday, 22nd June, 15:00–16:30 The event is part of the World Trade Organization\'s (WTO) Simply Servic...

Report launch: ‘Sustainable Capacity Building: Internet Governance in Africa’

Missed the event? You can view the event recordings in English and in French below. Read the report Sustainable Capacity Building: Internet Governance in Africa – An Action Plan. You can now watch the e...

[Webinar] Yellow Day and Green Diplomacy

[Update] The event recording is now available. Yellow Day and Green Diplomacy Movements of sand and dust across continents: Scientific insights and policy implications A just-in-time discussion Thursday, 11th Fe...

Geneva Peace Week – Building Trust in Cybermediation: A Collective Leadership Challenge?

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a surge of CyberMediation activities. Given the global lockdown and widespread travel restrictions, many mediators and mediation support actors increasingly rely on digital technologie...

IGF Italia – La “Carta dei diritti di Internet’ e il report ‘The Age of Interdependence’ principi e sfide

IGF Italia will host the session La “Carta dei diritti di Internet\' e il report \'The Age of Interdependence\' principi e sfide (The \'Internet Rights Charter\' and the report \'The Age of Interdependence...

Geneva Talks: Charting International Collaboration in the Digital Age

This summer marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations (UN) in a time of turmoil and uncertainty. After the Second World War, countries across the World have signed the UN Charter in San Francisco in agreement t...

RightOn #9: Access to Information and the safety journalists in times of crisis 

[Update] The digest and recording of this webinar are now available. In times when public authorities must take significant decisions that affect public health, civil liberties and people’s prosperity, the public...

Round-table on current practices and trends in the use of e-learning platforms

What are the current and potential uses of e-learning platforms? How can learning be made more coherent and co-ordinated? The round-table discussion is being organised by the Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) of the United...

Internet Governance Forum 2019

DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) will be actively engaged at the 2019 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) which will take place on 25-29 November in Berlin, Germany. As in previous years, the GIP ...

CyberMediation conference

[Update] Read the press release for this event. Technological developments impact all aspects of society. Similarly, they impact the practice of diplomacy. Mediation, the process whereby a third party assis...

Cybersecurity training programme for Uzbekistan

“Towards the national cybersecurity framework in Uzbekistan: building a multistakeholder platform”, a three-days training programme in cybersecurity, will be delivered by DiploFoundation, with support of the Offic...

Staff talks: Data localisation: Impact on small business?

Staff talks explores a timely and relevant subject and its benefit to International Trade Centre (ITC) work and projects during a short 30-minute interactive conversation with staff, for staff. The talk usually involv...

Diplo at STI Forum 2019, New York

The 4th annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum 2019) is part of the Technology Facilitation Mechanism and will be held on 14-15 May 2019...

2nd Western Balkans Digital Summit

*Update The GIP Digital Watch observatory will provide just-in-time session reports from the Western Balkans Digital Summit which will be available on the dedicated webpage. The 2nd Western Balkan Digital Summit ...

[Webinar] What is the role of the private sector towards a peaceful cyberspace?

The Geneva Internet Platform is pleased to invite you to the webinar, ‘What is the role of the private sector towards a peaceful cyberspace?’. This event is being organised within the framework of the Geneva Dialo...

Capacity Development 2019 online course

The Diplo Capacity Development course is the first e-learning that really convinced me! I’ve got the information I expected and the exchanges and debates with the team and other participants were really useful, ...

[Webinar] What is the role of civil society and communities towards a peaceful cyberspace?

The Geneva Internet Platform is pleased to invite you to the webinar, ‘What is the role of civil society and communities towards a peaceful cyberspace?’. This event is being organised within the framework of the G...

Implementing the Water Convention: A look at the results of the first reporting exercise

The Geneva Water Hub’s Platform for International Water Law, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and DiploFoundation are pleased to invite you to, \'Implementing the Water Convention: A look at...

CyberMediation: the impact of digital technologies on the prevention and resolution of violent conflicts

The UN Department of Political Affairs, DiploFoundation, the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue,  and swisspeace have joined forces in March 2018 to develop an initiative to explore how digital technology is i...

Geneva Dialogue on Responsible Behaviour in Cyberspace

The Geneva Dialogue on Responsible Behaviour in Cyberspace will be held on 1-2 November 2018 in Geneva. The dialogue is aimed at analysing the roles and responsibilities of states, industry actors and civil society, a...

[Webinar] What is responsible behaviour in cyberspace?

The Geneva Internet Platform is pleased to invite you to the webinar What is responsible behaviour in cyberspace? This event is being organised within the framework of the Geneva Dialogue on Responsible Behaviour...

The UN World Data Forum 2018

The UN World Data Forum takes place in Dubai from 22 to 24 October. Building on the recommendation of the \'A World That Counts\' report (2014), the UN Statistical Commission agreed on holding a United Nations Wo...

Digital technology: An unprecedented opportunity for the prevention of trafficking

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Bern, in co-operation with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) is organising: Digital technology: An unprecedented opportunity for the prevention of...

The EU General Data Protection Regulation and international data flows

The conference co-hosted by the European Union Delegation to the UN in Geneva, the Permanent Mission of Austria in Geneva, and the Geneva Internet Platform will be held on 10 October in Geneva, Switzerland. The Gen...

#Cybermediation: What role for blockchain technology and natural language processing AI?

Technological developments impact all aspects of society. Similarly, they impact the practice of diplomacy. Mediation, the peaceful resolution of conflicts through a third party, is no exception. The #Cybermediation i...

Information session: Geneva Dialogue on Responsible Behaviour in Cyberspace

WHY While cyberspace and ICT can deliver significant benefits to society, the growing use of ICT by State and non-State actors for malicious purposes – threatening not only peace and security but also the entire di...

Diplo & GIP at the UNCTAD E-commerce Week

DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform will be actively engaged in the UNCTAD E-commerce Week 2018. Join us for the following sessions, and read our just-in-time session reports. [Update] On 18 April, the p...

Diplo at the ‘Cyber security and cybercrime policies for African diplomats’ workshop

The African Union Commission together with the Council of Europe will organise a two-day workshop on ‘International cyber security and cybercrime policies for African diplomats based in Addis Ababa’ on 1...

Diplo at Public private partnerships for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Mr Dejan Dincic, Senior Lecturer at DiploFoundation, will participate in the international conference on  \'Public private partnerships for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development\', taking ...

Disrupting development through science, technology and innovation

Dr Jovan Kurbalija, Founding Director of DiploFoundation and Head of the Geneva Internet Platform, will participate in the \'Disrupting development through science, technology and innovation​\' event, taki...

Diplo & GIP at WSIS Forum 2018

DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform will be actively engaged at WSIS Forum 2018. Join us for the following events and sessions, visit us at the booth, and read our just-in-time session reports and newslet...

CyberMediation: New technologies for political mediation

How can digital technology contribute to political mediation? The UN Department of Political Affairs, DiploFoundation, the Geneva Internet Platform, the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, swisspeace, and researche...

Diplo & the GIP at the 12th Internet Governance Forum

DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform will be actively engaged at the 12th Internet Governance Forum, in Geneva and online. Join us for workshops and sessions, and stay tuned for just-in-time session report...

Diplo at Bosnia and Herzegovina IGF

Diplo is participating in the third annual meeting of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Internet Governance Forum (BHIGF), held in Sarajevo, on 11–12 December. Ms Sorina Teleanu, Diplo\'s Digital Policy Senior Researcher, ...

Big data for prevention: Balancing opportunities with challenges

Held as part of the Geneva Peace Week 2017, this session will discuss the benefits and challenges of new forms of data in preventing conflict. It will also look at whether there is a potential trade-off between privac...

Diplo & GIP at the WTO Public Forum 2017

DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform will be actively engaged at WTO Public Forum 2017. Join us for our session, and read our just-in-time session reports and summaries. WTO Public Forum 2017 just-in-ti...

Balkan School on Internet Governance 2017

The first edition of the Balkan School on Internet Governance (BSIG) is organised by the Center for Internet governance and the Centre for Law and Independent Media. It is funded by the Council of Europe, and has the ...

ITU regional workshop on ‘Strengthening capacities in international Internet governance’

​The Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in partnership with DiploFoundation, is organising a regional workshop, hosted by the National Telecommunications Ag...

Partnership for a secure cyberspace

The conference \"Partnership for a secure cyberspace\" is organized by the OSCE Mission to Serbia, in partnership with the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications of Republic of Serbia, Microsoft, and the Di...

DiploFoundation at 17th European Diplomatic Programme

DiploFoundation will deliver training during the Training Directors\' Meeting programme of the 17th European Diplomatic Programme - IV Module, in Malta, on 19 May. The fourth module, which runs on 17-19 May, includes ...

Internet Digitalisation and Youth Employment: Job Creator or Job Disruptor?

Internet Digitalisation and Youth Employment: Job Creator or Job Disruptor? is the theme for this year\'s Interns with a Mission event. The panel discussion, followed by a networking reception, will take place at the ...

Diplo at OSCE inter-regional cybersecurity conference

The Foreign Ministry of South Korea, with the support of the Secretariat of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), organised an Inter-Regional Conference on Cyber/ICT Security. DiploFoundatio...

Diplo at Knowledge for Development: Global Partnership Conference 2017

Dr Jovan Kurbalija, Director of DiploFoundation and Head of the Geneva Internet Platform, will be speaking at the Knowledge for Development:  Global Partnership Conference 2017 conference, during the panel on \'A...

Diplo at the High-level African Conference on Internet Governance

DiploFoundation took part in the high-level African Conference on Internet Governance, in Algiers on 13 February, 2017. The conference was organised by the African Development Bank and the International Telecommunica...

UNOG Executive Briefing on Digital Policy

In 2017 Geneva will host series of major digital policy events of relevance for the future digital developments worldwide.   To assist Permanent Missions and international organisations based in Geneva in preparing ...

Creating favourable cybersecurity posture in Serbia

A training and discussion event, \'Beyond the national information security strategy – creating favourable cybersecurity posture in Serbia\', organised by the OSCE Mission to Serbia in partnership with DiploFoundati...

DiploFoundation and Geneva Internet Platform at 11th IGF in Mexico

DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform will be actively engaged at the 11th Internet Governance Forum, in Mexico and online. Join us for the following events and sessions, and stay tuned for just-in-time ses...

Diplo director at international trademarks conference

DiploFoundation director Dr Jovan Kurbalija will be addressing a panel on the IANA transition in the context of business innovation and commercial interests such as intellectual property rights. The event, Digital Wor...

Preventing Terrorists from Exploiting ICT (Special Meeting)

The Counter-Terrorism Committee will organize a special meeting on “Preventing the exploitation of information and communication technologies (ICT) for terrorist purposes, while respecting human rights and fundament...

Internet Inclusion: Global Connect Stakeholders Advancing Solutions

New: Diplo\'s and GIP\'s Tereza Horejsova will be present at the event and moderate the introductory session on the state of Internet inclusion (5 October 1.30 local time) The Institute of Electrical and Electron...

Diplo at Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium

DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform will participate in the Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium in Nairobi, Kenya. Diplo\'s Dr Katharina Hoene will be delivering presentations on capacity building duri...

Fundamental Science and Society

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the prestigious \'Rencontres de Moriond\', the Ministry for science and technology of Vietnam, the Popular Committee of the Provice of Binh Dinh, the \'Rencontres du Vietnam\...

Asia in the Eyes of Europe, Europe in the eyes of Asia

  DiploFoundation, in cooperation with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland, Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and the National Centre for Research on Europe (NCRE) invite you to participate at...

DiploFoundation and Geneva Internet Platform at 10th IGF in Brazil

DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) will be actively engaged at the 10th Internet Governance Forum (IGF), in Brazil and online. Join us for the following events and workshops, and stay tuned for the...

Modern Diplomacy for Small States Workshop

From 21 – 30 March 2012, Diplo is organising the MCTCTP Modern Diplomacy for Small States.  The workshop is intended primarily for professionals holding senior/middle management positions within a ministry o...

Workshop: Legal Instruments for the Internet Economy

DiploFoundation is organising the ninth edition of the intensive pan-Commonwealth workshop, on Legal Instruments for the Internet Economy, on behalf of the Government of Malta and in association with the Commonwealth ...

GIP Session at WSIS Forum 2015

The WSIS Forum 2015, with the theme Innovating Together: Enabling ICTs for Sustainable Development, will be held on 25-29 May 2015, at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Place des Nations, 1211 Geneva 20...

Vote for Diplo! Projects nominated for WSIS Project Prizes 2015

We need your support: please vote for Diplo's two projects in the WSIS Project Prizes 2015 voting process. DiploFoundation's Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme (ICGBP) has been nominated for a W...

Diplo at CONNECTing the Dots conference

DiploFoundation will participate at UNESCO\'s CONNECTing the Dots conference, which is taking place on 3-4 March in Paris. The event\'s aim is to discuss the first draft of the UNESCO Internet Study, Keystones t...

La Suisse et la cybersurveillance / Switzerland and cyber-surveillance

Le Club suisse de la presse en partenariat avec la Mission Suisse, the Graduate Institute, UNIGE, the United Nations Geneva Office, le Club diplomatique et le Collegium international, a le plaisir de vous inviter au L...

[Webinar] Outcomes of IGF 2014

The 9th Internet Governance Forum took place this week in Istanbul. With over 3,000 participants registered for the event, over 100 sessions, and a new Best Practice track, this year’s IGF promised more tangible...

DiploFoundation at 9th Internet Governance Forum

DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) will be actively engaged at the 9th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) with the theme Connecting continents for enhanced multistakeholder Internet governance. Join u...

Book Presentation: Peacetime Regime for State Activities in Cyberspace

The Geneva Internet Platform and the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence invite you to the presentation of a new publication: Peacetime Regime for State Activities in Cyberspace. Taking a multi-disc...

6th workshop on Modern Diplomacy for Small States

The 6th workshop on Modern Diplomacy for Small States, organised by DiploFoundation, supported by the Government of Malta and the Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation (CFTC), is once again taking place in Malta...

Training on e-diplomacy for the European External Action Service

Dr Jovan Kurbalija delivered the session \'Latest Developments in e-Diplomacy\' at the European External Action Service (EEAS) at the course on \'Public Diplomacy & Relations with the Media\'.   The course ...

Diplo workshops on Day 3 of #IGF2013

Join Diplo\'s workshops on Day 3 of #IGF2013. In store are three sessions, and one great get-together! Simulation exercise: Negotiating the Rio Declaration on Internet Governance 8:00 - 9.30 am, Main Hall | Remote p...

Diplo’s programme during 8th Internet Governance Forum

The 8th Internet Governance Forum is taking place in Bali, Indonesia, at the end of October. DiploFoundation is participating through workshops and other activities. Full programme details are available below. DiploF...

Exhibition: History of telecommunications security – from smoke signals to the Internet

On 21 October at 19:00, as the part of European Cyber Security Month, the EU Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA), and the Register of National Internet Domain Names of Serbia (RNIDS) will organise an e...

5th workshop on Modern Diplomacy for Small States

The 5th workshop on Modern Diplomacy for Small States, organised by DiploFoundation and sponsored by the Government of Malta and the Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation (CFTC), is taking place in March. The...

Roundtable on the Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights in ICT

Diplo will participate at the Roundtable to discuss sector-specific guidance on the corporate responsibility to respect human rights in ICT The European Commission identified the development of guidance on the corpor...

[Webinar] Developments and outcomes of WCIT12 – what happens next?

Arguably the most anticipated meeting of the year, the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) has convened governments from around the world to review the International Telecommunication Regulatio...

Geneva E-diplomacy Day

DiploFoundation Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN - Geneva Permanent Mission of Malta to the UN - G...

Diplo activities during 7th Internet Governance Forum

DiploFoundation will be taking on an active role during the 7th Internet Governance Forum, which will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, in November. Follow this page for the latest info on Diplo\'s activities in Baku. D...

Internet governance and eDiplomacy session for African ICT Ministers

DiploFoundation will deliver a session on Internet Governance and eDiplomacy during the 4th session of the African Union Conference of ICT Ministers. The Fourth Session of the African Union Ordinary Conference of M...

Workshop on Diplomactic Protocol and Etiquette

Mr Olaph Terribile delivered a one-day workshop on Protocol and Etiquette organised by the European External Action Service (EEAS) in collaboration with the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), for Euro...

Training Workshop in Internet Governance and Diplomacy

In cooperation with Regional Cooperation Council and with the support of Central European Initiative, DiploFoundation has organised a training workshop on Internet Governance (IG) issues and information and communicat...

Scenarios Building Seminar: Improving Cooperation in SEE through Developing the e-RCC

DiploFoundation, in cooperation with the Central European Initiative (CEI) and Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) and with support from the European Commission, has organised a two-day eDiplomacy seminar in Sarajevo o...

Keynote address by Dr Jovan Kurbalija at the 10th Caribbean Ministerial Strategic Seminar (organised by the CTU)

The 10th Ministerial Strategic Seminar "The International ICT Agenda: Partnering for Regional Action" will focus on the need for the Caribbean to participate more actively in global discussions and within ...

Discussion Workshop on Internet Governance

The Council of Europe and DiploFoundation organised a discussion workshop on Internet governance for the members of the Steering Committee on Media and Information Society (CDMSI) The discussion workshop gathered t...

Workshop on Internet Governance and E-diplomacy

The Council of Europe and DiploFoundation organised a discussion workshop on Internet governance and e-diplomacy for diplomats from Permanent Representations of member states to the Council of Europe and officials fro...

ITU/Diplomatic Club Debate: ‘The Role of information and communication technologies in citizen protest movements’

Prof. Jovan Kurbalija participated in the panel debate: ‘The Role of information and communication technologies in citizen protest movements’. The panel debate was organised by the Geneva Diplomatic Club a...

Workshop on Diplomatic Protocol and Etiquette

Diplo Lecturer Olaph Terribile assisted by Mary Murphy gave a four-day workshop to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova focusing on Diplomatic Protocol and Etiquette. ...

Brussels Workshop on Diplomatic Protocol and Ettiquette

Diplo lecturer Mr Olaph Terribile delivered a one-day workshop on Protocol and Etiquette in Brussels. The workshop was organised by the European External Action Service (EEAS) in collaboration with the European Ins...

Roundtable and Training on Internet Governance in the Council of Europe

On 5th of December 2011 Council of Europe and Diplo organised Internet Governance day. Dr Alex Sceberras Trigona and Vladimir Raduniovic together with Council of Europe Internet Governance officials (Jan Kleijssen, Le...

Panel on Fraud and other abuse of Emblems (Red Cross/Red Crescent) on the Internet

The growth of the Internet has had many beneficial effects for the world and for the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. It has also unfortunately created many opportunities for unscrupulous people to launch fraudule...

New Diplo Workshop on Diplomatic English

Diplo lecturers Biljana Scott and Liz Galvez have developed a new workshop on Diplomatic English designed to help diplomats communicate more effectively both in writing and through public speaking in a range of diplom...

Ten Years of Cybercrime Convention in Geneva

Ten years have passed since the Council of Europe's Convention on Cybercrime was opened for signature in Budapest. To mark its 10th anniversary, an interactive discussion will be held on Thursday, 24th Novem...

Online Course on Humanitarian Diplomacy at the General Assembly of the Red Cross Movement 2012

Ambassador Chris Lamb and Dr Jovan Kurbalija presented a new online course on humanitarian diplomacy at the Speakers corner.   In a 15-minute presentation, Ambassador Lamb spoke about the concept of humanitaria...

Diplo at 6th IGF in Nairobi: workshops and events

As Internet governance stakeholders worldwide convene for meetings at the 6th Internet Governance Forum meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, on 27-30 September, Diplo is also organising and engaging in workshops and other eve...

Preparations under way for the 6th IGF [Updated]

Preparations are under way for the upcoming 6th Internet Governance Forum, the annual meeting for stakeholders of IG and ICT policy. Diplo will be organising a number of workshops on Access and Diversity, IG ...

[Brussels e-briefings] Why the Eurozone remains a dangerous zone

As the financial markets begin to understand the real meaning of the Eurozone rescue plan, decided last Thursday in Brussels, doubts remain over its efficiency and its capacity to prevent contagion from Greece to othe...

Diplo director at IGF prep meeting

Diplo director Jovan Kurbalija was in Brussels on 21 June to attend the preparatory meeting on the Internet Governance Forum, organised by the European Internet Foundation. He also had a series of meetings w...

EuroDIG kicks off in Belgrade

The fourth EuroDIG meeting kick-starts today in Belgrade, Serbia. Diplo is co-organising the two-day meeting, together with the Swiss Federal Office of Communication (OFCOM), the Council of Europe, and the European Br...

EuroDIG meeting takes place in Belgrade

The 4th EuroDIG meeting, which recently took place in Belgrade, Serbia, welcomed around 400 stakeholders mostly from Europe. The discussions took place during a two-day meeting which was the culmination of months o...

ICT policy and IG workshop in Pretoria

Over 60 representatives from governments, the business sector, civil society, regional organisations, and academia recently took part in two ICT Policy and Internet Governance workshops in Africa. The first, which to...

ICT policy and IG workshop in Addis Ababa

Over 60 representatives from governments, the business sector, civil society, regional organisations, and academia recently took part in two ICT Policy and Internet Governance workshops in Africa. The first, which to...

Training on Internet Governance for the Council of Europe

On 7 December, Diplo held a workshop on Internet Governance for Council of Europe officials. The focal points of interest included network neutrality and search engine neutrality. The Wikileaks case was analysed fro...

Workshop on Internet Governance

The workshop was organised on 12-13 November in collaboration with the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU). Over 20 participants representing government, civil society, business, academia, and international and...

Fifth Internet Governance Forum

DiploFoundation had a dynamic presence at IGF 2010 in Vilnius, Lithuania from September 14-17. Some 20 fellows, tutors, and staff were involved in panels, remote participation, workshops, the Village Square, soc...

Workshops on Internet Governance

A series of workshops were recently held in Rarotonga, Cook Islands and in Suva, Fiji. Our work with two regional institutions, the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Pacific Islands Chapter of the I...

New York Launch of E-diplomacy Initiative

The Third in a series of launching events of the E-diplomacy Initiative was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Organized by the Permanent Missions of Malta and Switzerland to the United Nations in pa...

Workshop on Modern Diplomacy for Small States

The workshop \'Modern Diplomacy for Small States\' took place in Malta between the 8th and 17th of June 2009. The workshop was organised by DiploFoundation and sponsored by the Commonwealth Fund for Technical ...

UN Special Event on Climate Change Diplomacy

Online Learning for Diplomats from Small Island States DiploFoundation was one of two organisations invited to present their training activities in the field of climate change at the UN Special Event on Climate C...

Seminar on Multistakeholder Diplomacy for the European Commission

Diplo was one of several diplomatic training institutions to contribute to a training programme for EU officials. Due to its experience with teaching and research in the field of multistakeholder diplomacy, Dipl...

Meeting of Global Knowledge 3 International Advisory Board

On May 10 – 11, Dr. Jovan Kurbalija attended the meeting of Global Knowledge 3 International Advisory Board. The International Advisory Board met to discuss the content architecture of the Global Knowledge 3 e...

Commonwealth Peoples Forum, Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

As part of this event, Diplo held a discussion panel aimed at decision makers likely to be involved in Internet Governance issues from countries with limited financial and human resources. The discussion helped par...

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(A conjecture – not a theory) The Doha Round in WTO looks like being dead in the water. Wails are heard from many shores while protectionist interests frolic behind rhetoric-swept dunes. Has multilateral diplomacy ...

TEN Main Internet Governance Developments in 2011

Here is the provisional list of the main Internet governance developments in 2011 and we need your help to compile a final list. Please let us know your views by:   Making comments and adding any other developmen...

IGF 2011 – The role Diplo played

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States concerns ‘legitimate’ – Special Rapporteur

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[Brussels e-briefings] The Eurozone ‘time bomb’: Can the single currency be rescued for good?

Brussels e-briefings post: Richard Werly Date: 26 July 2011 Watch the webinar recording! The following is a digest of the webinar discussions held on Tuesday, 26th July, 2011, with our host Richard Werly. Will th...

‘Does anyone know of Internet Governance Forum?’

Yesterday, one of my search columns on Tweetdeck returned a bunch of interesting tweets. Around ten tweets, under my column ‘Internet Governance’, were in reference to the Internet Governance Forum. The interestin...

[Brussels e-briefings] Fukushima to Tripoli, live from the frontlines

Brussels e-briefings host: Richard Werly Date: 24 March 2011 The PowerPoint presentation from the webinar (in PDF format) can be viewed here. Digest – Fukushima to Tripoli, live from the frontlines As he ret...

WikiLeaks, Tunisia, Egypt… time to reflect, discuss and learn

The illustration of an IG building \'under construction\' is one of the many illustrations that Diplo uses to visually map out the complex IG issues. More here. Whether we’re into Internet governance or not, th...

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