Just as other aspects of our everyday lives have benefited significantly from the advancement of technology, so has our health. These advancements in technology not only provide us with tools to encourage us to monitor our health, but also help us st...
 6 Feb 2020

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is starting to influence decision-making in foreign affairs and diplomacy. It has been reported that in recent years, a Chinese AI ​​system has reviewed almost every foreign investment project. The Chinese Department of E...
 17 Dec 2019

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On Friday, 20th December, from 17.00 to 19.00h CET, at the Centre for the Promotion of Science in Belgrade, Dr Jovan Kurbalija, director of DiploFoundation, Dr Biljana Scott, senior lecturer at DiploFoundation and an associate of the Chinese Institut...
 20 Dec 2019

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The proceedings of the Third Edition of the London Diplomatic Summit will focus on four themes around AI: AI balance of power AI and inequality and disorder Global governance and regulations  of AI AI and international policy-making...
 26 Nov 2019

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The interplay between tech and humanity stands at the core of the discussion on the future of AI (and our society). It is often centred around a few topics as described in the Socratic-style dialogues below. Please let us know your reflections on the...
 20 Nov 2019

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DataGovAI Summit & Awards is a series of conference plenary & tracks with keynote, panel discussions, workshops, awards presentation, meet-ups, and networking sessions. Each day and session will focus on a different topic. The conference will ha...
 6 Nov 2019

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In May we ran our new online course, ‘Artificial Intelligence: Technology, Governance, and Policy Frameworks’ for the first time. It was a fantastic experience to develop and deliver a course around such a timely topic. In this blog post, we want to ...
 5 Sep 2019

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Mr Martin Rauchbauer is the Austrian Consul in San Francisco and Co-Director at Open Austria. Founded in 2016, Open Austria is the official Austrian government representation in Silicon Valley and helps entrepreneurs, innovators, academics, policy ma...

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The challenges in the digital sphere are met with a multitude of calls for action and declarations worldwide. In this spirit, EuroDIG 2019 has sent a strong signal on the need for stakeholders to strengthen their co-operation within the digital ecosy...
 26 Jul 2019

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Diplo offers five postgraduate-level online courses starting the week of 7 October 2019: Language and Diplomacy Development Diplomacy Artifical Inteligence Economic Diplomacy Cybersecurity For more information on each course please click on the ...
 7 Oct 2019

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Ms Katarina Andjelković is a researcher at DiploFoundation currently based in Belgrade. Katarina joined Diplo’s Data Team in October 2018 where she conducts research on structured and unstructured data, artificial intelligence, and other digital-poli...

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Aimed at mid-career scientists, technology experts and diplomats, as well as graduate students from related disciplines (i.e. science, engineering, political science, or international relations), the summer school covers the most pressing issues on s...
 1 Jul 2019

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In our June WebDebate, we explored the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) for peacemaking:  the opportunities AI tools offer for mediation, the feasibility of these tools, and how they fit into the role and work of the mediator. We were joined...
 17 Jun 2019

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Legend has it that in the 13th century Dominican friar Albertus Magnus built an artificial ‘brazen head’ that could talk and answer any question asked. According to story, his student, philosopher Thomas Aquinas, eventually smashed the head for ‘talk...
 22 May 2019

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DiploFoundation will be organising a workshop on Friday 31st May from 14:00 – 14:45, on 'National AI strategies and sustainable development: Taking the next steps towards AI for Good by DiploFoundation' in Room 16, Level -1, International Conference ...
 31 May 2019

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Dr Bastiaan Quast is a researcher at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). His interests include artificial neural networks (R and Phyton), machine learning, data science, microeconomic estimators, quantum machine learning, and complexity...

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Over the past few years, there has been significant progress in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), which is increasingly becoming part of our everyday lives (from intelligent digital personal assistants and smart home devices, to autonomous v...

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Dr Marcel Dickow, PhD, is Head of the International Security division at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) and Coordinator of the International Panel on the Regulation of Autonomous Weapons (iPRAW). He is a physicist b...

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Al-based applications are already in use in numerous areas of life and present a great opportunity to increase prosperity and growth. At the same time numerous questions arise over the long-term impact of AI technologies on humankind. This is why the...
 28 Feb 2019

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There have been significant advances in AI over the past decade which have lead to many debates about its potential social, economic, and security impact. However, little sustained attention has been paid to the impact of AI on international relation...
 19 Feb 2019

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Populism is spreading. The global economy is more fragile. A trade war between the USA and China is under way. And tech companies are arousing growing angst. This is how The Economist has described the start of 2019. The digital realm is mirroring...
 5 Feb 2019

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Have you seen the recent 10-year challenge on social media - people posting their personal photos from 2008 and 2018 side by side? Our collective data consciousness increased after Cambridge Analytica, so the probable purpose of this meme was quickly...
 30 Jan 2019

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With this event we asked: ‘What can sci-fi teach us about digital politics and its future?’ and brought together policy makers, diplomats, designers, writers, and other creative people. The introductory remarks were delivered by Prof. Jovan Kurbal...
 18 Jan 2019

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The event organised by DiploFoundation and the Think Tank Hub, and hosted by the Geneva Internet Platform, focused on the application of artificial intelligence (AI) to diplomatic practices. Advances in AI have become an important part of the everyda...
 10 Dec 2018

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Who? What can sci-fi teach us about digital politics and its future? is part of the series Geneva Digital Talks. With this event, we want bring two very different constituencies together: Sci-fi authors and sci-fi enthusiasts on the one side, and ...
 15 Jan 2019

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Monday, 28th January 2019 Espace Banca Monte Paschi Belgio,Avenue d'Auderghem 22-28,Brussels, Belgium Please note: to access the venue, exit the metro on the south side following signs to Justus Lipsius, Europa/EJC, La Renaissance. Avoi...
 28 Jan 2019

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is transitioning from science fiction into our everyday lives. Over the past few years, there has been significant progress in the field of AI, which is increasingly becoming part of our everyday lives - from intelligent ...
 3 Dec 2018

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Mr Djordje Jančić is the Head of the DataTeamat DiploFoundation. Djordje initially worked for Diplo as a consultant and became a full time team member in 2018. Djordje is an Internet marketing specialist, lecturer and owner of&nb...

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Ms Nataša Perućica is a researcher at DiploFoundation and is currently based in Belgrade. Nataša joined Diplo’s Data Team in June 2018. In her role, she conducts research on structured and unstructured data, artificial intelligence as well as other d...

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Diplo has launched a new initiative dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI). Diplo’s AI Lab is a multifaceted initiative that includes research and analysis on AI policy, capacity development in the field of AI and related areas, report...
 18 Sep 2018

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An interactive online capacity development programme Internet governance (IG) has become one of the most important policy areas of our time. Topics like privacy protection, human rights online, and cybersecurity are increasingly in the focus of gl...

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Last Friday, the German newspaper Die Zeit organised its third Artificial Intelligence (AI) conference. I was born in Germany and have just moved back after a nine-year stint in Great Britain, so I went to get my first direct impression of the countr...
 3 Sep 2018

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Over the past few years, there has been significant progress in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), which is increasingly becoming part of our everyday lives (from intelligent digital personal assistants and smart home devices, to autonomous v...

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Six months into 2018, technology continues to meet humanity around data protection, ethics and artificial intelligence (AI), online gaming addiction as a health condition, the security of Internet users, and many other digital issues. Governments, bu...
 30 Jun 2018

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News of a fatal crash involving a prototype self-driving Uber car and a pedestrian recently made tech headlines across the world. The incident, which took place in Arizona in March this year, marks the first casualty from an autonomous vehicle. Th...
 10 Apr 2018

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Diplo’s roots can be traced back to 1992 when we realised there was a need to merge ICT tools with diplomatic practice. Ten years later, Diplo was officially established by Malta and Switzerland as a not-for-profit organisation, and since then, it ha...
 17 Nov 2017

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Roundtableon Data Diplomacy: Mapping the Field 5 April 2017 | 10:00-15:30 | WMO Building New: read the summary report, containing individual discussion summaries and an overview of the main outcomes and recommendations. ...
 5 Apr 2017

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