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By on 10 Feb, 2013 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

Twitter is not only the fastest growing form of social media around, but also a veritable initiation to digital diplomacy for most ambassadors around the globe. Indeed, 140 characters have changed the way we see the world. It has changed how foreign policy is shaped to better respond to new international challenges. In ancient Rome, the phenomenon was called Vox Populi; today it goes under many different names: from ediplomacy to Twiplomacy.

By on 03 Dec, 2012 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

In the early 1800s, John Marshall wrote: “To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well.” The longest-serving Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court and the father of American Constitutional Law, Marshall didn’t have tools like Twitter and Facebook. In his time, communications technologies were relegated to quills and inkwell, and the First Amendment was only a few years old. Yet, Marshall understood the power of communication and the importance of listening to better communicate.

By on 26 Oct, 2012 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

As the number of governments embracing e-diplomacy grows exponentially, around the world, the need for more research and training is becoming more and more evident. Indeed, in order to make the most of any digital agenda, it is important to better understand how the practice of e-diplomacy can contribute to a better foreign policy strategy, both at the bilateral and multilateral level, and how traditional diplomacy can be complemented by new tools.

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