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Geneva Solutions

In this article, Dr Jovan Kurbalija (Executive Director, Diplo) expresses his views on AI governance, the WSIS Forum, geopolitical tensions, the Global Digital Compact, and Geneva's role.

Written by Michelle Langrand for Geneva Solutions (27 May 2024)


The news item, translated to English as 'Saud Nasser Al-Sabah Institute organises a workshop entitled: Artificial Intelligence in Diplomatic Work' reports about a lecture delivered by Diplo's Executive Director, Dr Jovan Kurbalija, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait and Diplo.

A version with English subtitles can be found here.

See more: Diplo event page | Press release

NEWS KTV (21 May 2024)

The Next Page podcast

In this episode of The Next Page podcast by the United Nations Library & Archives Geneva, Dr Jovan Kurbalija (Executive Director, Diplo) takes us on a journey from the past to the present and across civilizations to explore the interplay of technology and diplomacy.

The podcast is available on PodBean | Apple podcasts | Spotify

Hosted and produced by Amy Smith for The Next Page podcast (5 April 2024)

RTVBN logo

The article (in Bosnian), written within the context of the UN Security Council holding its first session on artificial intelligence, includes quotes from Vladimir Radunovic (Director of Cybersecurity & E-diplomacy, Diplo) about risks from and governance of AI.

Published by RTVBN.com on 27 March 2024

Euronews next logo

In this article, Dr Jovan Kurbalija (Executive Director, Diplo) is quoted discussing the growing importance of tech diplomacy, from the early discussions in 1994 until today, as well as the challenges ahead.

Written by Anna Desmarais for Euronews (23 March 2024)

Geneva Solutions

In this article, Dr Jovan Kurbalija (Executive Director, Diplo; Head, GIP) writes about nine major AI and digital trends that will drive discussions in Geneva in 2024.

Written by Dr Jovan Kurbalija for Geneva Solutions (29 January 2024)

al ahram

The article (in Arabic) reports on Ambassador Amr Aljowaily's presentation during the event Digital and AI governance through African perspectives organised by Diplo and the Permanent Missions of Kenya and Namibia in Geneva, which was held in the context of the UNCTAD eWeek 2023.

Al Ahram (26 December 2023)

Radio Cite Geneve

In this interview on Radio Cité Genève, Ambassador Benedikt Wechsler (Head of the Digital Division at the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs - FDFA) talks about the Geneva Manual on Responsible Behaviour in Cyberspace, launched as part of the Geneva Dialogue (established by the Swiss FDFA and led by DiploFoundation, with the support of the Republic and State of Geneva, C4DT, Swisscom and UBS).

Radio Cité Genève (18 December 2023)

Geneva Solutions

On the commemoration of  World International Negotiations Day and the first anniversary of ChatGPT, Dr Jovan Kurbalija looks at the art of (and battle for) compromise, and discusses Geneva's role in harmonising technological and ethical progress.

Written by Jovan Kurbalija for Geneva Solutions (30 November 2023).

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In his article, Dr Jovan Kurbalija discusses how Kenya’s bottom-up approach could be applied to AI in order to preserve our knowledge and wisdom as a global public good, which we should pass on to future generations as the common heritage of humanity.

Written by Jovan Kurbalija for Business Daily Africa (28 November 2023)