Foreign cultural policy is in itself vital for establishing long lasting and deep relations between countries in international intercourse.

Author: Heinrich Reimann,

Communication between information technologists and their clients – including diplomats - does not work as well as it should. We know that information technology has become ubiquitous.

Author: Eduardo Gelbstein,

When two negotiating parties from different cultural backgrounds attempt to communicate, the potential for disagreement and misunderstanding is great.

Author: Yunxia Zhu and Sun Zhu,

This paper develops a model of diplomacy training based on intercultural competence and situated learning and applies the model to intercultural encounters.

Author: Yunxia Zhu,

This paper is a comparative examination of the websites of the ministries of foreign affairs of China, India, Germany, France, Chile, Brazil, the US, Canada and several African states and their diplomatic representation abroad. The research is case-study oriented.

Author: Valentin Katrandzhiev,

This paper focuses on interactions between states, international organisations and local authorities in the implementation of the Dayton Accords for Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Author: Nadia Boyadjieva and Kostadin Grozev,

Diplomats are people who are on the fringe somewhere, because they are either permanently living in or at least dealing with alien cultures, cultures with different values.

Author: Geert Hofstede,

This paper presents a number of case studies illustrating the role of jargon, protocols and uniforms in creating communication problems.

Author: Stefano Baldi and Eduardo Gelbstein,

IC and Diplomacy - Intercultural Competence and its Relevance for International DiplomacyThe changing nature of international diplomacy requires new knowledge and awareness of intercultural and other skills needed to perform effectively in the role of diplomat.

Author: Daniel J. Kealey, Doug MacDonald and Thomas Vulpe,

Building international diplomacy requires understanding ourselves, others, and how we relate together. It also involves understanding how others relate among themselves.

Author: Sandra Gillespie,