RightsCon Toronto 2018, the seventh event in the RightsCon Summit Series is organised by Access Now. As the world’s leading conference on human rights in the digital age, it brings together business leaders, policy makers, general counsels, governmen...
 16 May 2018

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Capacity development has been emerging as a central approach within development for more than two decades. This approach has gradually shifted the focus of development practice from simple financial aid and technical cooperation towards a complex new...
 17 Feb 2020

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No single global entity regulates the Internet. Digital policies are in constant flux as the spread of technology and culture have repercussions around the world. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has caused the rest of the world to re...
 12 Nov 2019

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The second Western Balkans Digital Summit will bring together more than 3 000 participants to take regional digital co-operation to the next level. Senior representatives from governments, international institutions, businesses, community organisatio...
 3 Apr 2019

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Dr Anthony Land is a freelance consultant based in Botswana specialising in capacity development and change management. He works extensively in Africa and the Asia-Pacific region designing and evaluating programmes on decentralisation, public sector ...

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Capacity development has been emerging as a central approach within development for more than two decades. This approach has gradually shifted the focus of development practice from simple financial aid and technical cooperation towards a complex new...
 18 Feb 2019

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In this blog post, I share my perspective as a diplomat and as a professional involved in community meetings rather than as a regional producer of statistics. From its inception in 1973, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has recognised the importa...
 22 Oct 2018

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DiploFoundation recognises the importance of the forum and has submitted a session on 'Data & diplomats: capacity development for diplomats and policy-makers in the data age', which will address the capacity development needs for decision-makers ...
 22 Oct 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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Mr Miodrag Badnjar joined Diplo in 2003 as office manager of Diplo Centar in Belgrade. Today, as Media Developer in the online education sector, his focus is on media content optimisation (Adobe Suite) and html formatting. Miodrag is also the officia...

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Dr Vladimir Veljašević is a long-time member of Diplo’s Creative Team in Belgrade. Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade, his work has been exhibited at many international print exhibitions in countries such as Argentina, Australia, Austr...

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Diplo’s web manager, Ms Jelena Jakovljević, works from Malta. One of the longest-serving members of the Diplo Team and a native of Serbia, Jelena made the transition from DiploProject at the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies when it evolved...

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Originally from the Czech Republic, Dr Tereza Horejsova is currently based in Washington DC. Joining Diplo in 2012, Tereza has had an international career in academia and the non-governmental sector in the Czech Republic, the United Arab Emirates, an...

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Currently based in Belgrade, Serbia, Ms Darija Medić is a digital practitioner, artist, and researcher, working in the fields of media art and design, web development, critical writing, curating, and production. Since 2012, she has been a core member...

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Ms Milica Virijević Konstantinović has been with Diplo from its earliest days in 1999 when it was still called DiploProjects. Her main responsibilities at the time were taking care of publications and printing. After taking maternity leave, she came ...

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Serbian-born Mr Viktor Mijatović joined Diplo’s Creative Lab in 2015 as a graphic designer, and puts his creative stamp on most of Diplo’s print and online publications. With 17 years of experience in graphic design and advertising, Viktor has ...

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Mr Aleksandar Nedeljkov is an experienced desktop publishing specialist working with Diplo in Belgrade on publications design since 2004. His works involves patient and detailed preparation, formatting, and graphic processing of Diplo’s publications,...

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The focus of this workshop is on ‘between-the-lines’ communication. In an age that promotes clear writing and transparent communication, the subtler nuances of so-called ‘diplomatic language’ are often dismissed as irrelevant or undesirable. However,...
 14 Mar 2018

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Ms Hannah Slavik has been working with Diplo since 1999 and is currently responsible for designing learning methodologies, planning educational policy, developing cooperation with partner institutions, and working on online course development and imp...

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Ms Carol Kiangura is an alumna of the 2013 Capacity Development course. She has a Masters Degree in Organisational Development from the United States International University (USIU) in Kenya. She has about fifteen year’s progressive experience gained...

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The Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) and DiploFoundation, in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN, are offering a course for diplomats posted at permanent missions to the UN. The course aims to help participants u...

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Ms Jenny Pearson has lived and worked in Cambodia since 1995. She has qualifications in social work and management and worked in the public sector in England before going to Cambodia. She founded and directed VBNK, Cambodia's leading learning and cap...

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The first day of the workshop focuses on improving participants’ public and one-to-one speaking skills, through a combination of hands-on exercises designed to help participants identify their strengths and weaknesses, and through analysing positive ...
 20 Dec 2017

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Ms Dominique Hempel Rodas is a Swiss lawyer with more than 25years experience on issues related to international law, development, and private-public partnerships. After several years in the private industry where she held different senior p...

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In November, Diplo celebrated 15 years of DiploFoundation and 25 years of research and training on Internet and diplomacy. To mark this milestone, we reflected on the role of diplomacy in the modern era, and the impact of technology and other area...
 5 Dec 2017

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The focus of this workshop was ‘between-the-lines’ communication. In an age that promotes clear writing and transparent communication, the subtler nuances of so-called ‘diplomatic language’ are often dismissed as irrelevant or undesirable. However, s...
 11 Dec 2017

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Just as we need to punctuate our written communication, so too do we need to punctuate our speech. Tone, speed, volume, and pitch are key elements of effective communication. How we communicate – the words we use, the tone we use, the information we ...
 27 Nov 2017

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Capacity development has been emerging as a central approach within development for more than two decades. This approach has gradually shifted the focus of development practice from simple financial aid and technical cooperation towards a complex new...
 19 Feb 2018

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DiploFoundation offers a wide range of capacity development workshops covering different topics from public speaking, through diplomatic protocol, to dealing with the media. Workshops are exercise-based and aim to help participants identify areas tha...

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The first day of the workshop focused on improving participants’ public and one-to-one speaking skills, through a combination of hands-on exercises designed to help participants identify their strengths and weaknesses, and through analysing positive ...
 31 Oct 2017

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Capacity development has been emerging as a central approach within development for more than two decades. This approach has gradually shifted the focus of development practice from simple financial aid and technical cooperation towards a complex new...
 6 Feb 2017

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This post was originally published at the Huffington Post blog channel. By Constance Bommelaer de Leusse and Tereza Horejsova How can we create a more inclusive Internet? What are the practical steps we can take to expand global connecti...
 11 Oct 2016

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The second annual meeting of the Armenian Internet Governance Forum takes place on 5 October 2016, in Yerevan. Under the overarching theme ‘Internet governance for sustainable development’, the meeting will feature discussions on topics such as: r...
 5 Oct 2016

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Small and developing states with limited geographical, human, and financial resources face the challenge of doing more with less: they need to employ all available methods to increase their representation, including networks, alliances, and informati...

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Small and developing states with limited geographical, human, and financial resources face the challenge of doing more with less: they need to employ all available methods to increase their representation, including networks, alliances, and informati...

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Competence building for cyberpeace Wednesday, 9th November | 13:00-15:00 CET (12:00-14:00 UTC) Vieira de Mello Auditorium | WMO Building The defense from cyberattacks requires not only cutting-edge IT skills, but also a solid understandin...
 9 Nov 2016

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G20 leaders had their annual summit on 4-5 September, in Hangzhou, China. The communique released at the end of the summit, as well as other documents agreed or endorsed during the meeting (such as the G20 Blueprint on Innovative Growth), show that g...
 7 Sep 2016

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The symposium, organised by the Telecommunication Development Bureau of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and hosted by the Communications Authority of Kenya, will take place on 6-8 September, with pre-events on 5 September. The CBS is ...
 5 Sep 2016

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Capacity development has been emerging as a central approach within development for more than two decades. This approach has gradually shifted the focus of development practice from simple financial aid and technical cooperation towards a complex new...

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In this post, I want to take a step back and look at the motivation behind online learning – not from an individual perspective but from the perspective of institutions and society as a whole. The question is: what do we hope to achieve for our organ...
 10 Jun 2016

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DiploFoundation and the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) recently signed a new memorandum of understanding on training for capacity development. The MoU builds on the established cooperation between Diplo and the Learning Network for Capac...
 7 Jan 2016

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In his welcoming remarks at the roundtable discussion convened in Bern 23 June on issues and challenges facing small island states, Ambassador Jürg Lauber described International Geneva as Switzerland’s contribution to the international co...
 3 Jul 2014

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The Internet as a critical resource for Pacific island states Policy immersion – exposing Pacific Islands representatives to Geneva as an international hub for global policy Geneva, Switzerland – 20 June 2014: A panel discussion on The ...
 18 Jun 2014

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Where did all the people go? The general impression today was that there were too few people in the rooms. With formal confirmation that over 1500 people collected badges, it seemed that only about half were really there … maybe the others wer...
 25 Oct 2013

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Day 1 of the 2013 IGF in Bali started early with an orientation session kicking off at 8am (yes, you read that right!). Despite the less-than-suitable seating arrangement which didn’t do much for interaction, the plenary opening session was wel...
 23 Oct 2013

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'Advice on how to use Social Media effectively in a way that isn't massively time consuming' was the question on an excellent LinkedIn group 'Social Media for Nonprofit Organizations'(54K members). There are two lessons ther...
 14 Aug 2013

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Daniel Beaudoin is a consultant on humanitarian diplomacy and civil-military affairs, as well as a lecturer on humanitarian diplomacy and aid operations at Tel Aviv University. He joined the online diploma course on Humanitarian Diplomacy offered by ...
 19 Jul 2013

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Fine Tuitupou-Arnold, who works as Advocacy and Policy Advisor for the Cook Islands Red Cross Society, took some time out to talk to us about the Humanitarian Diplomacy online course she took with Diplo and the International Federation of Red Cross a...
 17 Jul 2013

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In this short interview from June 2013, Mohamed Keramot Ali, Field Coordinator of the Community-based Development Initiatives (CDI) Program at the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, explains how he put the skills he developed during the Humanitarian Di...
 9 Jul 2013

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