The UN Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) was declared ‘dead’ after it didn’t produce a consensus report in 2017. The last, much-lauded and often invoked report was adopted by the GGE in 2015. Yet in December 2019, 4 years after the GGE’s last succe...
 6 Jun 2021

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The Cybersecurity Diplomacy course equips professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to act effectively in cybersecurity diplomacy. This online course analyses how the abuse of technology impacts geopolitical security, social and economi...

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When Greta Thunberg travelled by boat and train to attend the recent UN Climate Change Summit in 2019, she sent a wake-up call to diplomats and policymakers to search for innovative digital diplomacy tools, such as online conferencing, to reduce flyi...
 8 Jan 2020

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The practice of diplomacy is changing. Unlike some years ago, it now involves new actors and subjects. These changes have necessarily created new ways of interactions. Governments, the private sector, academia, and the science community all have a ne...
 25 Jun 2019

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21st century life is fundamentally shaped by digital technology. Comprehending the discourse of ‘cyber’, ‘digital’, and ‘technology’ seems as taxing as it does problematic. Moreover, digital space is one where data and identity mix, overlap, and inte...
  20 May 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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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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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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In May 2017, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Denmark appointed the World's first 'tech ambassador' to Silicon Valley. The decision was quickly criticised in Denmark for providing a unnecessarily prominent platform for direc...
 2 May 2018

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The Consulate General of Switzerland in San Francisco, swissnex San Franciso,DiploFoundation, and the Geneva Internet Platform will co-organise an event titled 'Hello, World: The Rise of Tech Diplomacy', on 12 April 2018, in San Francisco, Cali...
  12 Apr 2018

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In 2016, according to a Gallup poll, 73% of Americans cited cyberterrorism as a leading threat to vital US interests in the next 10 years. However, what does it really mean when we deduce that there is a threat of cyberterrorism? Do we know who the t...
 3 Aug 2017

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This list of 25 points relies on experience gathered over more than 20 years of analysing new technologies in diplomacy, their hype, their sudden disappearances, and their occasional survivals. The list reflects research on digital diplomacy, quantit...
 4 Nov 2016

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Digital diplomacy could determine the results of the current US presidential election. Hillary Clinton’s solid lead is suffering following the discovery of new material related to the use of her private e-mail server as US Secretary of State. Paradox...
 2 Nov 2016

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Updates On the emergence of digital foreign policy you can consult: research report, and conference summary from the conferenceheld on 2nd March 2021. My God, this is the end of diplomacy! The reported reactio...

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