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Social media: How less (money) can lead to more (impact)

Stephanie Borg Psaila

21 November 2010

Digital diplomacy

Jovan Kurbalija writes: In April this year (2010) I visited the US State Department in order to learn more about its highly successful e-diplomacy project. I expected to see a state-of-the-art computer centre, a cri...

Waking up to Facebook, six years later

Stephanie Borg Psaila

21 November 2010

Digital diplomacy

Mary Murphy writes: Driving to Dublin recently, I was listening to talk radio. A local councillor was being interviewed about a Facebook course for local representatives taking place in Kerry this weekend -  Facebo...

[Brussels e-briefings] NATO’s challenges: from Kabul to Lisbon. Lessons from the Summit

DiploFoundation

19 November 2010

Host: Richard Werly Date: 24 November 2010 The PowerPoint presentation from the webinar (in PDF format) can be viewed here. The video recording can be viewed here. Related articles by Richard Werly on Le Temps ca...

[Brussels e-briefings] What does Europe have to say to Asia: a view from Brussels before the ASEM Summit

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Richard Werly writes: When European and Asian leaders will meet in Brussels on Monday, 4th October 2010, for the 8th ASEM (Asia-Europe meeting), they will face a challenging reality: in today's global world, the ca...

3/4 Interview with Amb. Joseph Cassar: Sensitivity to language

DiploFoundation

17 November 2010

Episode 3/4: Interview with Amb.Joseph Cassar Q: With regard to changes in the way we read and interact with the text, how do you create sensitivity to language among junior diplomats? Diplomacy · Interview with ...

2/4 Interview with Amb. Joseph Cassar: Is diplomacy art or science

DiploFoundation

17 November 2010

Episode 2/4: Interview with Amb.Joseph Cassar Q: Is diplomacy art or science? If it is art, it cannot be theorized and in the same time thousands of schools of international relations teach international relations t...

4/4 Interview with Amb. Joseph Cassar: Persuasion in diplomacy

DiploFoundation

17 November 2010

Episode 4/4: Interview with Amb.Joseph Cassar Q: What is the importance of persuasion in Diplomacy? Diplomacy · Interview with Ambassador Joseph Cassar...

The 8 most over-used words in Internet governance

Stephanie Borg Psaila

In Internet governance parlance, some words and terms are used over and over again – ad nauseum. Read through the IGF transcripts, for example, and you’ll know what I mean. I’ve made a rough list of such words ...