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Diplo in the Media

Diplo in the Media showcases links to features and articles by Diplo’s lecturers, staff, and associates in public media. Diplo’s global team of lecturers, researchers, and practising diplomats provide unique expertise in modern diplomatic issues.

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In his article about digital governance in Geneva, Jonas Pasquier (Head of Global Affairs at the Swiss Mission to the UN in Geneva) mentions Diplo and the GIP's Geneva Digital Atlas as an example of the various digital governance initiatives in Geneva over the years.

Jonas Pasquier on the Tribune de Genève (29 August 2023)

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In his article published on Al Jazeera's website, Dr Jovan Kurbalija (Executive Director, Diplo; Head, GIP) ensures that bottom-up AI is technically possible and ethically desirable. He adds that bottom-up AI can emerge through an open-source approach, with a focus on high-quality data.

Al Jazeera (12 June 2023)


The article (in French, behind a paywall) outlines the findings of the report Tech diplomacy practice in the San Francisco Bay Area, and its launch in an event held in San Francisco.

Written by Simon Petite for Le Temps (16 April 2023)

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Diplo's cryptocurrency expert, Arvin Kamberi, discusses some of the latest news in the crypto world and the interest of Balkan countries towards cryptocurrencies.

TRT World (11 April 2023)

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The press release outlines the discussion in a meeting between Malta and Switzerland's Foreign Affairs Ministers. In this meeting, both countries showed their commitment so that DiploFoundation is further strengthened and remains instrumental in the design of foreign policy.

Press release by Malta's Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs and Trade (4 April 2023)

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The article outlines a lecture delivered in February 2023 by Dr Jovan Kurbalija at the summit of Swiss University experts.

Written by Prof. Lucija Mulej for Modern Diplomacy (9 March 2023)

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The article quotes excerpts from Diplo's blog 2023 predictions: 12 digital governance and diplomacy trends, in particular with reference to the section IBSA digital moment(um).

Written by Devesh K. Pandey for The Hindu (9 March 2023).

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In this opinion piece, Jovan Kurbalija (Executive Director, Diplo; Head, Geneva Internet Platform) and Asoke Mukerji (former Permanent Representative of India to the UN; Senior fellow, Diplo) discuss how India, Brazil, and South Africa can spur digital and data governance and inspire new ideas and approaches for an effective interplay between development, democracy, and diplomacy.

The article is behind a paywall.

Written by Jovan Kurbalija and Asoke Mukerji (2 March 2023).

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In this article (in Serbian) Diplo's Arvin Kamberi talks about the plans from central banks to move to the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and updates on virtual currency development.

Written by Milica Rilak for Biznis.rs (26 January 2023)

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In the article, Diplo's Arvin Kamberi talks about regulatory actions to prevent the misuse of cryptocurrency.

Written by Bojan Stojkovski for The Recursive (23 January 2023)