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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The conference, organised in collaboration with C4DT (EPFL),will discusswhat data is, based on technical and economic realities. It will start with the present, but look forward to the opportunities, and the challenges, that new technolog...
 19 Mar 2020

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The Indonesia Lokadata Conference (ILOC) 2019 will address the most strategic issue in data discourse: How data is used to make policies. Organised by Lokadata and Beritagar.id in collaboration with the Ministry of National Development Planning and t...
 28 Aug 2019

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Frequency of reference to digital technology during the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Statistics show that 821 million people were undernourished in 2017 and over half of schools in Sub-Saharan Africa lack access to the Inter...
 29 Jul 2019

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Staff talks will explore what role data localisation is playing for small businesses in developing countries related to trade. What are the challenges? What does the future hold in store? The discussion will evolve around the unintended consequences ...
 24 May 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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Download the Press Release in PDF format Geneva, Switzerland, 8 February 2018: DiploFoundation has published a new report on Data Diplomacy: Updating Diplomacy to the Big Data Era, commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finla...
 9 Feb 2018

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For many countries, the specific locus of citizen and other data for jurisdictional purposes is the data’s actual location. However, jurisdiction should be framed from a data processing and transfer perspective, and multilateral trade rules may serve...
 20 Nov 2017

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Data and statistics have been gaining increased attention at the global level. One of the main discussions right now surrounds the value and use of data. The Economist asserts that ‘the value of data is increasing,’ and that ‘data are to this c...
 10 Oct 2017

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Diplomacy is tasked to continuously adapt to an ever-changing world. And today’s world seems to increasingly evolve around data. Data is often perceived as an unstoppable force for innovation, a defining element of modern society, and even the ‘new o...

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RightsCon 2017 will be held on 29–31 March, in Brussels, Belgium. The meeting will bring together the global digital rights community, with the aimto tackle the most pressing issues at the intersection of technology and human rights. Hosted ...
 29 Mar 2017

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In every policy area, informed policy-making requires access to data and evidence. Solutions simply cannot be advanced without an accurate scope of the problem. Internet governance and ICT policy are no exception. For policymakers to make infor...
 3 Nov 2014

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