Internet Governance Forum launchedEvents, Milestones, Timeline
Diplo coordinators, tutors, and participants of the Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme met in Athens from 30 October to 2 November 2006, for the first inaugural meeting of the IGF.
UN Working Group on Internet GovernanceMilestones, Timeline
In November 2004, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan established the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG), with the mandate to explore the future of Internet governance. The WGIG included 40 leading Internet governance experts, and Diplo's…
New Diplo officeMilestones, Timeline
In October 2003, Diplo moved to new office at the Regional Building, University Roundabout, Regional Road, Msida, Malta.
Economic diplomacy portalMilestones, Timeline
In July 2003, Ambassador Kishan S Rana and Dr Valentin Katrandzhiev created an economic diplomacy portal, which addressed various facets of modern economic diplomacy as a component of international relations.
Intercultural communication conferenceConferences, Milestones, Timeline
Attended by 70 participants from 36 different countries, the 'International Conference on Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy' took place in February 2003 in Malta. Over four intensive days, 24 speakers made presentations on widely varying…
Internet guide for diplomatsMilestones, Publications, Timeline
Published in 2000, 'The Internet Guide for Diplomats', by Jovan Kurbalija and Stefano Baldi, was the first guide specifically conceived and realised to assist diplomats and others involved in international affairs to use the Internet in their…
First Geneva training on IT and diplomacyCourses, Milestones, Timeline
Dr Jovan Kurbalija delivered a course on 'IT and Diplomacy' as part of the Diplomatic Studies Programme of the Graduade Institute of International Studies, Geneva.
First manual on computers and diplomacyMilestones, Publications, Timeline
In January 1994, the Unit for Computer Applications in Diplomacy, headed by Dr Jovan Kurbalija, launched its first publication, 'New Tools for Diplomats: Computer Applications in Diplomacy'.
Journey starts…Milestones, Timeline
On the 1st of October 1992, Jovan Kurbalija established the Unit for Computer Applications in Diplomacy at the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies in Malta. The Unit was established with the help of the governments of Malta and Switzerland.…