As times change so do customs generally. In diplomacy protocol too changes and develops, mirroring broader societal norms. This paper discusses developments in protocol and how it provides the commonly accepted norms of behaviour for the conduct of relations between states.

Author/s: Erik Goldstein,
Source: Modern Diplomacy (1998)

The functioning of diplomacy is influenced by a complicated combination of different interrelated factors.

Author/s: Vladimir Petrovsky,
Source: Modern Diplomacy (1998)