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By on 13 Jan, 2017 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

The start of 2017 presents an excellent opportunity to look back and reflect on last year. Which were the main highlights, and how did the developments shape digital policy?

By on 12 Jan, 2017 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy, E-Diplomacy

Filter bubbles describe how our online experiences are taking place in a tailor-made, personalised world that shows like-minded visions and hides views we might not agree with. In 2016, discussions about filter bubbles were on a rise, growing in force with Brexit, and exploding after the victory of President-elect Trump.

By on 10 Jan, 2017 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

...the coming year may well be remembered
as a turning point in US and world history.
Joseph Stiglitz

 

By Maja Bačlić on 21 Dec, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, Diplomacy

A two-day workshop on implicit communication was held in Belgrade and facilitated by linguist Dr Biljana Scott. The event, organised by DiploFoundation, was open to people from all backgrounds and professions. My field is marketing, but individuals from fields as diverse as art and engineering were able to bring their experiences to the conversation.

By Grace Mutung'u on 19 Dec, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy

Collective decision making is not alien to African culture. In many traditional societies, decisions were made by a council after listening to the views of different age groups and other societal groupings. In Kenya for example, bodies such as the Buch Piny of the Luo, the Njama of the Taveta and Agikuyu and the Njuri Ncheke of the Meru were known to make decisions such as whether to go to war or about the division of farm land after consultation with groups within the community.

By on 16 Dec, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy, Webinars

Our December WebDebate focused on knowledge management and data diplomacy and the mind-set and skills that the next generation of diplomats needs in order to be effective in these areas. One of the key functions of diplomacy is to generate, manage, and use knowledge (Hocking & Melissen, 2015, p. 34).

By on 16 Dec, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, E-Learning, Internet Governance

Eight students recently graduated Master in Contemporary Diplomacy from the University of Malta and DiploFoundation. Two of the students undertook a specialisation in Internet governance.

By on 09 Dec, 2016 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

The 7th edition of An Introduction to Internet Governance, by Dr Jovan Kurbalija, was launched yesterday at the 11th Internet Governance Forum in Guadalajara. In addition to the English edition, the Spanish translation was also launched.

By on 09 Dec, 2016 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

A report from the luncheon event on the occasion of the second meeting of the UN GGE

By on 06 Dec, 2016 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

The IGF, like any other ecosystem, has its own demography. As can be seen in the illustration, the IGF ecosystem radiates both ways from the centre that steers the process and from edges that provide new ideas and inputs.

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