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Master’s Graduation @ Diplo and the University of Malta

Published on 04 December 2015
Updated on 05 April 2024

New research on Internet governance, digital diplomacy, public diplomacy, and international relations

Time for celebration! After months of hard and creative work, thirteen students graduated with the Master in Contemporary Diplomacy in late November this year. This programme is run by Diplo in partnership with the University of Malta.

As you can seMaster’s Graduation @ Diplo and the University of Maltae from the list below, most of the dissertations focus on Internet governance, digital diplomacy, public diplomacy, international relations, and e-governance. In the coming weeks, our graduates will present the main findings of their research in a series of blogs and interviews.

Stay tuned!

After the graduation ceremony in Valletta, Malta: Kevon Swift (Trinidad and Tobago), Nada Kanj (Lebanon/Ireland), Desiree Zeljka Milosevic Evans (Serbia/UK) and Lutine De Boer (The Netherlands)



Internet Governance

Desiree Zeljka Miloshevic Evans

How is Trust Defined in Internet Governance Organisations? Applied ethics in not-for-profit Internet organisations, managing critical Internet resources – a case study on trust

Towela Nyirenda-Jere

Structuring of Regional Internet Governance Forums in Africa – Impact on Effectiveness

Kevon Swift

A Small State’s Engagement in Discursive Processes for International Internet-related Public Policy and Implications for its Domestic Internet Agenda. A case study of Trinidad and Tobago from 2003 to 2013


Digital Diplomacy

Keith Powell

An Examination of Digital Diplomacy and Reputation Management at International Organisations

Eliot Nsega

The Use of Information Communication Technology (ICTs) in Human Rights Promotion. A case study of the African commission on human and peoples’ rights


Public Diplomacy

Matthew Sultana

The Impact of Non-state Actors in Public Diplomacy

Nada Kanj

Diaspora Communities in the Republic of Ireland: A Part of the Community, or Apart from the Community?


International Relations and Diplomacy

Lutine Frijda de Boer

Regional Water Cooperation in the Arab – Israeli Conflict. A case study of the West Bank

Ana Maria Vella

Syria and the Spill-over Tensions between the US and Russia. Exploring Syria’s conflict and alternative diplomatic solutions

Eliphas John Chinyonga

The Structural Challenges for SADC: Diplomatic Cooperation for Regional Integration

John M. Shifidi

Benefit of Economic Diplomacy: Evaluation of Namibia’s Economic Diplomacy in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Talietha Tlhabanello

An Assessment of Economic and Commercial Diplomacy in Micro-States: A Case Study of Namibia



Desiree Zachariah

Can Antigua and Barbuda Transform the Public Sector through the Implementation of E-Government Solutions?


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