lighting, Diplomacy

E-diplomacy seminar in Baku

29 April 2010

Event description

Continuing Diplo’s programme of co-operation with the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, Diplo faculty member Dr Andrei Mikheyev delivered a two-day workshop on e-diplomacy in Baku. Some 29 participants attended the workshop, 16 of them from the Azerbaijan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with the rest being from various other ministries and companies. Participants learned about the main Internet trends and how they affect governmental activities (diplomacy in particular), with a special focus on social media. Workshop participants were introduced to various online tools they can use to increase the effectiveness of their everyday work. The workshop included hands-on exercises, discussions, and student presentations.