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

Author: Sandra Gillespie,

Diplomats have often been blamed for failing to prevent the outbreak of the First World War.

Author: Dietrich Kappeler,

IC and Diplomacy - Lessons from Two Fields: A Diplomat and
an Interculturalist Converse

Author: Lewis R. Macfarlane and Heather Robinson,

The goal of this article is to introduce readers to the complexity of the organisational culture of UN agencies in order to limit possible misunderstandings about the functioning of the UN and its agencies and in order to make diplomatic interactions with UN agencies as efficient and

Author: Raymond Saner and Lichia Yiu,

Europe has many borders. Its small countries with millenary histories and diversities offer a variety of intercultural challenges.

Author: Elena A. A. Garcea,

This essay examines how intercultural communication differences among nations can inadvertently magnify tensions during a crisis when nations rely on their own cultural style of public diplomacy to communicate with foreign publics.

Author: R.S. Zaharna,

IC and Diplomacy - The Idea of Diplomatic Culture and its Sources

Author: Paul Sharp,

To explore the idea that word use is culture-bound, this paper examines the English words culture and globalisation, to discover how they are used, and how they have come to have certain meanings or represent certain ideas.

Author: Diana M. Lewis,

This paper identifies challenges that women face when working overseas in diplomatic positions, a professional environment that historically has been male dominated and that can be characterised in some ways as an 'old boys' network.

Author: Caroline Linse,

The terrorist attacks of 9/11 have brought an old problem into new focus: how to unite a population potentially divided along racial, ethnic and denominational fault lines.

Author: Biljana Scott,