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By on 05 Feb, 2016 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance, Webinars

The regular Geneva Internet Platform webinar briefings on Internet governance, which summarise the main developments of each month and explore upcoming developments, resumed in January.

By on 07 Jan, 2016 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy

DiploFoundation and the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) recently signed a new memorandum of understanding on training for capacity development. The MoU builds on the established cooperation between Diplo and the Learning Network for Capacity Development (LenCD) through which the two institutions have worked together over the last couple years to offer an online course on Capacity Development.

By on 21 Dec, 2015 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

Malta urges the UN to consider the Internet as common heritage of mankind

On the 15th December Dr. Alex Sceberras Trigona, Special Envoy of the Prime Minister, addressed the United Nations General Assembly in New York at the High Level Meeting reviewing developments after 10 years since the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS+10).

By on 11 Dec, 2015 | From the channel/s: Diplo Blog

Yesterday, Mexico, Malta, and Switzerland renewed their memorandum of understanding on diplomatic training. This cooperation was initiated by the Instituto Matias Romero (Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and DiploFoundation (established by Malta and Switzerland) some 11 years ago. Since that time, more than 350 diplomats have been engaged in diplomatic training. The two institutions also developed and delivered a course on Migration and Development.

By on 04 Dec, 2015 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy

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.

By on 25 Nov, 2015 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

We generally take Internet governance discussions very seriously, especially when it comes to determining events such as the WSIS+10 review process and the future of the Internet Governance Forum, which will be decided in New York next month.

Luckily, there is sometimes a 'lighter' way of looking at things. For Issue 5 of the Digital Watch newsletter, Diplo's CreativeLab looked at the stars for insight, and asked: What do the stars say about the future of the IGF?

By on 20 Nov, 2015 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy

Geneva Peace Week was organised by the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform. Here is the summary of the twitter coverage of the Geneva Peace Week activities......


By on 05 Nov, 2015 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance

The annual Internet Governance Forum is a much anticipated event by stakeholders involved in digital policy. It is also a vibrant week packed with meetings, discussions, and developments.

This year, DiploFoundation and the Internet Society have teamed up to provide just-in-time reporting from the 10th IGF in João Pessoa, Brazil (10-13 November), to help you stay up-to-date with what is happening at the IGF.

By on 01 Nov, 2015 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance, Webinars

Many digital policy areas increased in relevance in October when compared to previous months. The debates which surrounded a number of important events and court judgments during the month have continued to shape the WSIS+10 and IANA transition processes, and key areas including cybersecurity, privacy and data protection, and net neutrality.


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