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By on 02 Nov, 2016 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

Digital diplomacy could determine the results of the current US presidential election. Hillary Clinton’s solid lead is suffering following the discovery of new material related to the use of her private e-mail server as US Secretary of State. Paradoxically, as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton was one of the first champions of digital diplomacy and may now become one of its first major political victims.

By on 29 Oct, 2016 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

The field of artificial intelligence (AI) has seen significant advances over the past few years, in areas such as smart vehicles and smart building, medical robots, communications, and intelligent education systems. These advances are expected to have implications in several policy areas (economic, societal, education, etc.), and governments around the world are increasingly considering them.

By Luca Belli on 14 Oct, 2016 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

Co-authored with Marília Maciel

Over the past decade, the impressive growth in Internet traffic has meant the increasing mobility of data, services, and wealth, connecting more than 3 billion potential customers and producers, while triggering the need for legally interoperable frameworks that facilitate trade.

By on 13 Oct, 2016 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

New events and developments in the field of Internet governance gave rise to different dynamics throughout the month of September. The IANA stewardship transition process moved into its final mile, while the 2016 World Trade Organization (WTO) Public Forum dominated this month’s discussions on e‑commerce and trade.  Developments also occurred in other Internet governance areas, such as taxation, net neutrality, and tackling extremist material online.

By on 12 Oct, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy, Webinars

Our October WebDebate focused on the key skills that the next generation of diplomats needs in order to succeed in a changing world. While there seems to be a core and timeless skill-set for diplomats, an increasingly connected world places new demands on the diplomatic profession.

By on 12 Oct, 2016 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

In August this year, almost nine months after the adoption of the EU legal rules on network neutrality (Regulation (EU) 2015/2120), the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) published a set of Guidelines on the implementat

By on 11 Oct, 2016 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

This post was originally published at the Huffington Post blog channel.

By Constance Bommelaer de Leusse and Tereza Horejsova

By on 09 Oct, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, Internet Governance

With contributions from Curators of the GIP Digital Watch observatory

By on 09 Oct, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy

These days, good news in global politics is rare. But the election of António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres, Portuguese politician and diplomat, as the new UN Secretary General is VERY good news for a world facing turbulent times. Here are just five reasons for being optimistic about Guterres’s election.

By on 04 Oct, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog, E-Learning

In early 2016, DiploFoundation and the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) signed an agreement for cooperation in the field of capacity development. As a first step, the two organisations agreed to run two sessions of the Diplo/LenCD online course on Capacity Development, based on the LenCD Learning Package on Capacity Development, for ACBF staff members.


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