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By on 10 Nov, 2018 | From the channel/s: Data Reflections, Diplomacy

In the debates surrounding the sustainable development goals (SDGs), a huge emphasis has been placed on having the right kind of data in working towards the global goals. We are encouraged to ‘measure what we treasure’ to achieve the 2030 development agenda and to have appropriate policies in place.

By Natasa Perucica and Andrijana Gavrilovic on 02 Nov, 2018 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog

Aesop once said that, ‘in union there is strength’. One can argue that this a perfect reflection of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) 2018 opening session where multilateralism, reform of the UN, and sustainable development prevailed.

By on 30 Oct, 2018 | From the channel/s: Webinars

The Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) organised a webinar entitled ‘What is responsible behaviour in cyberspace?’ within the framework of the Geneva Dialogue on Responsible Behaviour in Cyberspace. The webinar explored how responsible behaviour in cyberspace is defined and how multiple stakeholders see their role in cyberspace.

By Ditte Darkó on 29 Oct, 2018 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, Diplomacy

The world is full of diplomacies and diplomats – and in Denmark, the classic diplomat in the foreign office often has an educational background in politics and economics. But understanding emotions and human behaviour is an important skill to have if you want to be a modern diplomat in 2018.

Public diplomacy.

Panda diplomacy. Economic diplomacy. Tech diplomacy. Koala diplomacy. Public diplomacy. Intellectual diplomacy.

By G. R. Berridge on 22 Oct, 2018 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, Diplomacy

Some points of law concerning this sickening and profoundly worrying case need clearing up. I am not a diplomatic lawyer and I have no knowledge of any relevant recent case law but I have had occasion in the past to brood on the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (1961) and its sister the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (1963).

By Rawl Prescott on 22 Oct, 2018 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog

In this blog post, I share my perspective as a diplomat and as a professional involved in community meetings rather than as a regional producer of statistics.

By on 12 Oct, 2018 | From the channel/s: Webinars, Internet Governance

Countries stepping up their cyber offensive capabilities, data governance debates intensifying, and the calls for modernisation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) continuing were among main digital policy developments in September 2018.

By Editor on 12 Oct, 2018 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog

 

By Danielle Tomson and David Morar on 01 Oct, 2018 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy, Internet Governance

You do not have to be a fan of conspiracy theories to worry about the precedent that Apple, YouTube and Facebook set by banning Alex Jones and Infowars.com. Jones complained that it was like ‘something out of “1984”’, as he does not know how to rebut Facebook’s decision. The company does not divulge how it makes these decisions, for fear that users would deliberately push boundaries.

By on 18 Sep, 2018 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog

 
Diplo has launched a new initiative dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI). Diplo’s AI Lab is a multifaceted initiative that includes research and analysis on AI policy, capacity development in the field of AI and related areas, reports from main events and discussions on AI, analysis into the impact of AI on diplomacy, and much more.

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