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By on 10 Feb, 2011 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

Paper delivered by Ambassador Victor Camilleri during the E-diplomacy panel on Diplomatic Reporting in the Internet Era after WikiLeaks, held on 9 February, 2011. 

One way to start looking at the subject of Diplomatic reporting is to consider it as one facet of a broader and more general phenomenon - the flow of information.  

By on 10 Feb, 2011 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

A month after DiploFoundation and GCSP organised their first post-WikiLeaks debate on ‘WikiLeaks and the Future of Diplomacy’, a second discussion on ‘Diplomatic Reporting in the Internet Era after WikiLeaks’ was organised on 9 February 2011 at the GCSP premises in Geneva.

By on 10 Feb, 2011 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

Triinu Rajasalu is the Director General, Department of Public Diplomacy and Media Relations at the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. We interviewed her to share her thoughts and experience in the cutting-edge adoption of social media by the Estonian foreign service.

Diplo: How can social media support public diplomacy activities?

By on 07 Feb, 2011 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

Aldo Matteucci writes:

Everyone loves Wikipedia... yet hardly anyone realises that potential of the underlying software for streamlining paperwork in an MFA and significantly improving the efficiency of the archiving system.

‘Wiki’ software essentially allows for the organic creation of ‘meta-narratives’, which allow for a symmetric freedom: the writer(s) are not constrained in the detail they may wish to introduce in the narrative, and the reader is not constrained by the need to wade through the detail.

By on 07 Feb, 2011 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

Economic Diplomacy: India's experience is a new publication, co-edited by Ambassador Kishan S. Rana and Mr Bipul Chatterjee. The book tells the story of India's economic diplomacy through a rich collection of 27 essays.

Three chapters are available for download at http://www.cuts-international.org/Book_Economic-Diplomacy.htm

By on 04 Feb, 2011 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

Ambassador Nabil Fahmy on Diplomatic Reporting

(Source: The Rise of Netpolitik by David Bollier)

In the late 1990s, when Ambassador Nabil Fahmy became Egyptian ambassador in the United States, he decided to change diplomatic reporting from his embassy. Although it was in the early days of the Internet, most of his reasoning about diplomatic reporting is as relevant today as it was more than decade ago. 

Excerpt:

By on 04 Feb, 2011 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

Extracts from The 21st Century Ambassador, by Ambassador Kishan Rana (DiploFoundation, 2005) – Chapter 3

On Feedback in Diplomatic Reporting

The main recipient of the ambassador’s reportage is the home government, particularly the MFA, but they are not limited to official agencies. His analysis and policy recommendations go to official agencies. 

By on 31 Jan, 2011 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

E-diplomacy panel on 
Diplomatic Reporting in the Internet Era after WikiLeaks

By on 26 Jan, 2011 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

The dust from the CableGate bomb has settled down. Diplomats and politicians are now cautious about what to say and where to say it. Whistleblowers are wondering how they can avoid sharing the same fate as Bradley Manning. Journalists are watching out for WikiLeaks developments and new leaks.

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