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By Editor on 18 Jan, 2019 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog

With this event we asked: ‘What can sci-fi teach us about digital politics and its future?’ and brought together policy makers, diplomats, designers, writers, and other creative people.

By on 20 Dec, 2018 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog

The event ‘CyberMediation: The impact of digital technologies on the prevention and resolution of violent conflicts’ took place at the Palais des Nations within the context of the Geneva Peace Week. The moderator, Dr David Lanz (Co-Head of the swisspeace Mediation Program) briefly introduced the CyberMediation initiative. The initiative was launched in March 2018 by the United Nations Department of Political Affairs (UN DPA) in partnership with swisspeace, DiploFoundation, and the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD).

By on 18 Dec, 2018 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy

Earlier this year, we were intrigued by the discovery of the oldest intact shipwreck ever found – a Greek vessel from about 400BCE – on the bottom of the Black Sea. Ships such as this one carried trade, and with it diplomatic relations, between the city-states of the ancient Hellenic world.

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.

By on 13 Jul, 2018 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog
Prof. Jovan Kurbalija

DiploFoundation is proud to announce the appointment of Prof. Jovan Kurbalija to a High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation, established by United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, on 12 July 2018.

By on 26 Jun, 2018 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog

On Friday, 23 June, Mexico, Malta, and Switzerland renewed their memorandum of understanding on diplomatic training. The original memorandum was signed in 2009 by the three countries and was renewed in 2013 and 2015.

By Robert Aquilina on 08 Apr, 2018 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

The normal business cycle of a company operating across borders – such as Internet companies like Google, Apple, and Facebook – involves offering goods or services for a profit, paying taxes, and reinvesting the money.

Many Internet companies based in the USA are earning billions in revenues in other jurisdictions. For them to reinvest it in the USA, they need to repatriate the money – on which they need to pay tax.

By on 03 Apr, 2018 | From the channel/s: Webinars, Internet Governance

The Cambridge Analytica case putting Facebook and other Internet companies under scrutiny, taxation issues in focus again as the European Commision issues tax proposals and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) releases interim report, and autonomous car accident raising safety and security issues were among the main digital policy developments in March 2018.

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