This paper discusses the problem of diplomatic representation. Diplomats should remind themselves and others that they are first and foremost the representatives of sovereign states, that this is their raison d’être and a precondition for anything else they might aspire to be or to do.
The Internet and diplomats of the twenty century: how new information technologies affect the ordinary work of diplomats
The time of diplomacy is far from over. This paper discusses how its role will become ever more central as most important affairs will have to be handled at global, regional and sub-regional levels.
The functioning of diplomacy is influenced by a complicated combination of different interrelated factors.