Opening address of the Honourable Dr. George F. Vella, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Environment of Malta

Author/s: George Vella,
Source: Modern Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (1998)

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.

Author/s: Paul Sharp,
Source: Modern Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (1998)

Diplomacy as practiced by foreign services and foreign ministries has seemed in recent years to be in decline. Or is it? This paper discusses the history and evolution of diplomacy - and the distance it has travelled.

Author/s: Richard Langhorne,
Source: Modern Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (1998)

The Internet and diplomats of the twenty century: how new information technologies affect the ordinary work of diplomats

Author/s: Stefano Baldi,
Source: Modern Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (1998)