lighting, Diplomacy

Is diplomacy profession in peril?

21 November 1997

Event description

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.