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By on 25 Jan, 2011 | From the channel/s: Brussels e-Briefings

Host: Richard Werly
Date: 7 February 2011

Digest – What diplomatic challenges lie in store for the EU in 2010?

How will Europe deal with the democratic wave spreading across the Arab world? Will Europe support democratic forces in Egypt and Tunisia?

By on 19 Jan, 2011 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

One of the collateral consequences of the recent WikiLeaks situation will be its effects on Internet governance and policy. The foundations of Internet politics have been seriously shaken. The fissures that did not appear during previous stress tests including Iraq and Afghanistan, manifested themselves in a matter of days during the WikiLeaks episode. First, the WikiLeaks server was removed from without any judicial process. Second, the WikiLeaks domain name was removed by EveryDNS* without any judicial process.

By on 19 Jan, 2011 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance
By on 13 Jan, 2011 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

Three different – at times convergent – perspectives on the way WikiLeaks has affected diplomacy emerged during the policy briefing on ‘WikiLeaks and the Future of Diplomacy’ held at GSCP, Geneva, and online, on 11 January, 2011.

By on 03 Jan, 2011 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

Policy Briefing: WikiLeaks and the Future of Diplomacy

The release into the public domain of thousands of confidential documents leaked from diplomatic services was for some an embarrassing scandal 

and for others a healthy push for transparency and accountability of governments in foreign policy.

How deeply has this WikiLeaks phenomenon affected international security, and what are its implications for the future of diplomacy, a sector traditionally shrouded in secrecy?

By on 02 Jan, 2011 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

Milos Radakovic writes:

Once a blizzard of diplomatic cables started pouring through the gates of WikiLeaks, my initial reaction was – ‘that’s it, this will obliterate the basic premise for public diplomacy’.

By on 28 Dec, 2010 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

Earlier this month, Jovan Kurbalija and Vladimir Radunovic delivered a presentation on e-diplomacy at the ‘Excellence in Diplomacy - Young Leadership Diplomatic Seminar’ in Belgrade, Serbia.

The seminar, organised by the Serbian Diplomatic Academy and held on 16 December 2010, was attended by junior diplomats from South East Europe.

By on 28 Dec, 2010 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

Two seminars on e-diplomacy and e-governance were recently held in Belgrade and Podgorica for diplomats and government officials from Serbia and Montenegro. The seminars were organised and supported by the Vienna Diplomatic Academy.

By on 22 Dec, 2010 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

While we are discussing the thousands of diplomatic telegrams revealed by WikiLeaks, it is important to review the leaking (intentional or otherwise) of a few other telegrams that have shaped diplomatic history.  The Ems telegram, leaked by Prussia’s Prince Otto Von  Bismarck, led to war between France and Prussia and ultimately to the unification of Germany in 1871.

By on 20 Dec, 2010 | From the channel/s: Brussels e-Briefings

Brussels e-briefings host: Richard Werly
Date: 13 January 2011, at 15:00 CET

Digest  Can the euro crisis kill Europe in 2011?


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