Alasdair MACINTYRE is a well-known philosopher. His After virtue. A study in moral theory is considered a classic.
I came across Albert O. HIRSCHMAN’s economic development writings when I was trying to enter the trade, long time ago. Then I found him somewhat “obvious” – if insightful. Certainly, he is today the only intellectual in that crowded field I remember with respect.
Wikipedia is the most popular encyclopedia of our time. It influences public understanding of events and it is a relevant platform for public diplomacy. This blog post addresses the way Wikipedia coverage has reflected unfolding political developments in Egypt.
In this short interview from June 2013, Mohamed Keramot Ali, Field Coordinator of the Community-based Development Initiatives (CDI) Program at the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, explains how he put the skills he developed during the Humanitarian Diplomacy online course into practice.
Kevon Swift, a business analyst at the External Relations Unit, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Trinidad and Tobago, started the DiploFoundation / University of Malta Master in Contemporary Diplomacy with an Internet Governance sp
The Guardian reports that during the London G20 summit in 2009, British intelligence services read delegates’ e-mail exchanges, hacked delegates’ smart phones and even set up an internet café for G20 participants with the purpose of extracting password details and related information.
Diplo was born in the small island state of Malta; since then, diplomats from small island states have always had a special place in Diplo’s courses.
Humanitarian diplomacy is persuading decision makers and opinion leaders to act, at all times, in the interests of vulnerable people, and with full respect for fundamental humanitarian principles.