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Humanitarian diplomacy learning for the Americas


Margarita Griffith is Learning Officer for the America Zone Office of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in Panama. When she was given the task to promote the Humanitarian Dipl...

Diplo alumni – six years later


Last week I was struck by a photo I spotted on Facebook: three graduates of our 2008 Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Diplomacy happened to meet up in New York. Coming from Suriname, Kosovo, and Samoa, this...

Sharing professional experience to enhance humanitarian diplomacy practice


DiploFoundation and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have worked together to offer an interactive online course on Humanitarian Diplomacy since early 2012. The course is ope...

Developing capacity for humanitarian diplomacy in Bangladesh


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 dev...

Supporting humanitarian diplomacy at the Finnish Red Cross


23 May 2013

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. DiploFoundation and...

Rodney Taylor: Diplo Fellow and Acting CTU SG in the News

Virginia (Ginger) Paque

Diplo\'s alumni and emerging leaders are often in the news. Rodney Taylor, Acting Secretary General of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), a Diplo Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme  2008...

E-tools for consular assistance

Ibrahim Uvais

Consular departments take advantage of several e-tools to keep in touch with nationals overseas. Here are three recent trends in using e-tools for consular assistance and protection. (Links point to examples on the we...