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Our courses are taught by over 50 diplomats, academics and other experts, who bring a wide range of experience and perspectives from all over the world.

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Amr Aljowaily is Deputy Assistant Foreign Minister for United Nations Affairs, Egypt. He is also visiting faculty at UNITAR’s Multilateral Diplomacy Program, and Lecturer in Multilateral Diplomacy at Diplo.

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Dr Mohamed Asim is currently the High Commissioner of Maldives for Bangladesh. Prior to this, he was Ambassador at Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Maldives, and has served as Maldives High Commissioner to UK, and Sri Lanka, and as non-resident Ambassador to EU, Pakistan and Bangladesh... Read more...

Daniel Beaudoin is a consultant on humanitarian diplomacy and civil-military affairs, as well as a lecturer on humanitarian diplomacy and aid operations at Tel Aviv University.

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Professor GR Berridge is Emeritus Professor of International Politics at the University of Leicester, where he was the founding Director of the Centre for the Study of Diplomacy.

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Dr Stephanie Borg Psaila is DiploFoundation's Digital Policy Director, and the Editor of the GIP Digital Watch observatory.

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Ambassador Victor Camilleri is currently serving as Executive Director in the Ministry for European Affairs in Malta, with special responsibility for the preparations  for Malta's presidency of the EU Council in 2017. His latest posting abroad was as  Malta’s Ambassador to Libya.

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Mr Aapo Cederberg´s current position is Senior Programme Adviser at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP). His main area of responsibility is cybersecurity matters and to organise training courses and security dialogue on this topic.

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Mr Bipul Chatterjee is an Indian economist with more than 20 years of experience on issues related to international trade and development, especially on political economy of trade and economic policy reforms, particularly pro-poor aspects of reforms.

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Mr Pete Cranston is a knowledge management, communication and social media specialist, with long experience as a facilitator and trainer.

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Ms Solange Cross is a Junior Research Fellow at the Institute of International Relations (IIR), at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus in Trinidad and Tobago, where she currently lectures the postgraduate courses Theory and Practice of Diplomacy and Contemporary International... Read more...

Dejan is technical director of DiploFoundation, where he designs software and co-ordinates technical activities supporting innovative online learning and research programmes.

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Dr Avri Doria is a research consultant. She served on the UN Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation (WGEC) and the UN Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG).

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Dr Petru Dumitriu has been a member of the Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations system since 1 January 2016.

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Mr Haraldur Þór Egilsson is a historian with a BA degree (first class) from the University of Iceland and an MA (with distinction) in Diplomatic Studies from the University of Leicester. He is a part-time teacher at the University of Akureyri and Director of Akureyri Museum.

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Giorgio Ferrario has more than 28 years of experience in humanitarian work across Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia, working mainly for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

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Alan Franklin obtained an LLB and JD from the University of Toronto and an LLM in international law from the London School of Economics.

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The Hon. Dr Michael Frendo, MP, currently, Speaker of the Parliament of Malta, has been a Member of the Maltese Parliament for the past 23 years. From 1990 to 1992, he was Parliamentary Secretary (Minister of State) for Youth, Culture and Consumer Protection.

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Mrs Liz Galvez was a senior diplomat with the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office until 2006.  During her 33-year career, she served in a wide range of diplomatic jobs in London and several overseas postings, including Finland, Central America, UN Geneva, OSCE Vienna, and UN New York.

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Ms Biljana Glisovic Milic is from Belgrade, Serbia. She is an electrical engineer and is currently working as a Sales Manager with Apcom, specialising in Symantec and Veritas security and data protection programs.

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Tracy Hackshaw is an ICT and Digital Economy Strategist possessing close to twenty-five (25) years' experience spanning work in the public and private sectors both locally and internationally, including representing Trinidad & Tobago in various international forums.

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Ms Dominique Hempel Rodas is a Swiss lawyer with more than 20 years experience on issues related to international law, development and private-public partnerships.

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Dr Richard Hill is currently involved in discussions on Internet governance at both the national levels (Switzerland) and the international level.

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Dr Tereza Horejsova is from the Czech Republic and holds an MA in International Area Studies and a PhD in European Studies, both from the Charles University in Prague.

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Dr Marion Jansen is the Chief Economist of the International Trade Centre (ITC) and in this position responsible for the ITC’s flagship publication SME Competitiveness Outlook.

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Dr Milan Jazbec was appointed Ambassador of Slovenia to Macedonia in September 2016; he is also a Professor of diplomacy at the University of Ljubljana and teaches diplomacy at the Graduate School of Governmental and European Affairs in Kranj.

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Rashid S. Kaukab is Executive Director, CUTS International Geneva, Switzerland.

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Carol Kiangura is an alumna of the 2013 Capacity Development course. She has a Masters Degree in Organisational Development from the United States International University (USIU) in Kenya.

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Professor Mihály Kökény, M.D., PhD. (1950), former Hungarian Minister of Health, trained for medicine, cardiology, health care management and political sciences. He joined the staff of the Hungarian health ministry in 1979.

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Dr Jovan Kurbalija is the Founding Director of DiploFoundation and the Head of the Geneva Internet Platform. A former diplomat, Dr Kurbalija has a professional and academic background in international law, diplomacy, and information technology.

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Christopher Lamb is a former Australian Ambassador and is now Special Adviser to the Australian Red Cross and the IFRC. He also has advisory responsibilities with many RCRC National Societies, business groups and universities.

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Graham Lister MSc, PhD, is a sociologist and economist with an international reputation for work on health policy and value for money. He has worked in 25 countries across Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia with WHO, DfID, DH, IBRD, USAID and other health and aid organisations.

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Ms Marília Maciel is a Digital Policy Senior Researcher at DiploFoundation. Previously, she was a researcher and coordinator of the Center for Technology and Society of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (CTS/FGV) in Rio de Janeiro.

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Phoebe Farag Mikhail is a consultant in international education, development, and human rights.

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Jean-Michel Monod, a Swiss citizen, worked for 37 years with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in the field (Head of Delegations in the Middle East, Asia and North Africa) and at headquarters as Delegate General (Director) for Asia and the Pacific.

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Ms Mary Murphy is a communications trainer and publishing consultant based in Budapest. She specialises in communication bootcamps for non-native-English speakers, one-to-one and group coaching in public speaking, and English-language writing assessments and training.

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Mr Valeriu Nicolae is a human rights activist and communications trainer with extensive experience in Europe and worldwide.

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Ms Jenny Pearson has lived and worked in Cambodia since 1995. She has qualifications in social work and management and worked in the public sector in England before going to Cambodia. She founded and directed VBNK, Cambodia's leading learning and capacity development institution, until 2008.

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Internet expert and historian Ian Peter became involved in the early beginnings of the Internet in Australia and Asia-Pacific from 1986.

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Dr Roxana Radu is Program Manager at the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) and Internet Governance Associate at DiploFoundation.

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Vladimir Radunović is a director of e-diplomacy and cybersecurity programmes at DiploFoundation. He is a lecturer in cybersecurity policy, Internet governance, and e-diplomacy at postgraduate and professional courses.

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Ambassador Kishan S. Rana is Professor Emeritus, and a Senior Fellow at DiploFoundation. He was awarded a BA (Hon) and MA in economics, St Stephens College Delhi. He was in the Indian Foreign Service (1960-95); and worked in China (1963-65, 1970-72).

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Ms Barbara Rosen Jacobson is a Project and Research Associate at DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) where she manages several diplomacy and Internet governance-related projects and coordinates Diplo’s activities in Geneva.

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Ambassador Paramjit (Pummy) S Sahai served in the Indian Foreign Service (1963–2000) as India’s Ambassador/High Commissioner to Malawi, Lesotho, Yemen Democratic Republic, Sweden, and Malaysia; and as Deputy Chief of Mission in Moscow at the time of the split of the Soviet Union in 1991.

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Dr Alex Sceberras Trigona, a Founder Member of DiploFoundation, has been organising courses simulating international negotiations – bilateral and multilateral – at the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies, University of Malta, since 1991 as well as for the Geneva Centre for Security... Read more...

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Dr Biljana Scott was trained as a linguist (BA in Chinese, M.Phil and D.Phil in Linguistics, University of Oxford). She is a Senior Lecturer in Language and Diplomacy at DiploFoundation and an associate of the Chinese Institute at Oxford University.

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Ms Marie Sicat is Coordinator of the ICT Policy Review (ICTPR) Programme and an Associate Economic Affairs Officer at the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva.  The ICTPR Programme provides technical assistance, policy advice, diagnostics and... Read more...

Mr Andrej Skrinjaric was born in Karlovac, Croatia, and studied Chinese Language and Literature at the Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade, graduating in 1999.

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Tore Svenning joined the Norwegian Red Cross in 1985, following some years of volunteering, and has been posted in Sudan, Geneva, Jordan, Cyprus, Kuwait, Israel, Moscow and Budapest.

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Patrick Tabone was made Chief of Staff to the Maltese Minister of Foreign Affairs at the age of 26, and was a member of Malta’s Core Negotiating Group during Malta’s negotiations for accession to the European Union. Mr Tabone played a key background role in media relations and worked especially... Read more...

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Ms Sorina Teleanu joined DiploFoundation in February 2017, and works from Diplo’s Malta office as Digital Policy Senior Researcher. Sorina previously worked as an advisor in the Romanian Parliament, where she dealt with ICT-related legislation and policies.

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Ambassador Olaph Terribile is currently Malta's Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Geneva.

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Dr Nadia Theuma holds degrees in Anthropology and Tourism Studies. She has been a member of staff at the University of Malta for more than 14 years with teaching, administrative and research experiences at the Department of Management and Department of Tourism Studies, where she is now Head.

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Mr Ibrahim Uvais’s training spans finance, management and diplomacy. He holds a B.Comm in Finance (Flinders University), an MBA (Western Sydney University), a PGDip in Business and Commerce (Monash University) and an MA in Contemporary Diplomacy (University of Malta).

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