Dr George Vella, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malta, argues that persuasion is central not only to diplomacy but also to society in general.

Author/s: George Vella,
Source: Persuasion:::, The Essence of Diplomacy (2013)

On Diplo’s blog, in Diplo’s classrooms, and at Diplo’s events, dialogues stretch over a series of entries, comments, and exchanges and may even linger. DiploDialogue summarises. It’s like in sports events: DiploDialogue aims to bring focus by deleting what, in hindsight, is less relevant.

Author/s: Aldo Matteucci and Katharina Höne,
Source: DiploDialogue

Dr Alex Sceberras Trigona stresses that not only persuasion but also resisting persuasion is highly important for small states, which tend to be seen as the ‘diplomatic prey’ of great pow

Author/s: Alex Sceberras Trigona,
Source: Persuasion:::, The Essence of Diplomacy (2013)

Peacetime Regime for State Activities in Cyberspace (ed by Katharine Ziolkowski)  covers in a multi-disciplinary approach the technical, legal, policy and diplomacy aspects of State activities in cyberspace during peacetime.

Author/s: Dr Jovan Kurbalija,
Source: Other

Dr Biljana Scott’s article on framing an argument introduces the linguistic and rhetoric aspects of persuasion.

Author/s: Biljana Scott,
Source: Persuasion:::, The Essence of Diplomacy (2013)

The increasing militarisation of cyber-space comes in response to fears of critical damage caused by digital weapons like Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS).

Author/s: Vladimir Radunovic,
Source: Other

Genuine, honest persuasion cannot be rhetoric, cannot be show, and cannot be theatrics. It has to be something that you genuinely believe in, and people sense this.

Author/s: Joe Borg,
Source: Persuasion:::, The Essence of Diplomacy (2013)

In our families, in our jobs, in our political dynamic at a national level, we always try to persuade others, first and foremost.

Author/s: Joseph Cassar,
Source: Persuasion:::, The Essence of Diplomacy (2013)

Ambassador Kishan Rana indicates the cultivation of relations and the credibility of diplomats as the basis for persuasion in diplomacy.

Author/s: Kishan Rana,
Source: Persuasion:::, The Essence of Diplomacy (2013)

‘Some of the major issues in the African region that we, as individuals, have to face are infrastructure implementation, awareness, and education.

Author/s: Duksh Kumar Koonjoobeeharry,
Source: Emerging Leaders for the Digital World (2011)