Seminar on E-Diplomacy (Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy)

29 April 2010 - 30 April 2010

Baku

Continuing Diplo’s programme of cooperation with the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, Diplo faculty member Dr Andrei Mikheyev delivered a two-day workshop on E-Diplomacy for students of Advanced Foreign Service Program at Baku. Some 29 participants attended the workshop, 16 of them from the Azerbaijan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the rest from various ministries (culture, population, agriculture, tourism) and companies of Azerbaijan. The participants learned about the main trends of the Internet 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 (organizing information, online collaboration, communicating with the target audiences through websites and other online media). The workshop included hands-on exercises, discussions and student presentations. Continuing Diplo’s programme of cooperation with the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, Diplo faculty member Dr Andrei Mikheyev delivered a two-day workshop on E-Diplomacy for students of Advanced Foreign Service Program at Baku. Some 29 participants attended the workshop, 16 of them from the Azerbaijan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the rest from various ministries (culture, population, agriculture, tourism) and companies of Azerbaijan. The participants learned about the main trends of the Internet 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 (organizing information, online collaboration, communicating with the target audiences through websites and other online media). The workshop included hands-on exercises, discussions and student presentations.