lighting, Diplomacy

Is diplomacy profession in peril?

21 November 1997

Event description

Wiston House - seat of Wilton Park Conferences

In July 1997, at the Wilton Park Conference in the UK, Jovan Kurbalija discussed the impact of digitalisation on the diplomatic profession.

The conference ‘Diplomacy: Profession in Peril?’ gathered diplomats, academics, and journalists. 

Jovan Kurbalija presented his tripartite methodology of following impact of digitalisation on diplomacy:

  • new geopolitical and geoeconomic enviornment
  • new topics on the diplomatic agenda
  • new tools for diplomacy

This tripartite method is based on historical research about the impact of communication technologies (telegraph, telephone, and television) on diplomacy.