In January 2021, we held the first session of our new monthly Zoom series titled Diplomacy and Technology: A historical journey, a masterclass with Dr Jovan Kurbalija, where we discuss the evolution and interplay of diplomacy and technology. ...
 3 Feb 2021

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During this event, we want to assess the current situation, share lessons learned, and enter into a discussion with practitioners. We will bring together high-level practitioners and expert researchers to unpack the emergence of digital foreign polic...
 2 Mar 2021

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The longer you can look back, the farther you can look forward. Winston Churchill This quote from Winston Churchill could be a tweet about the interplay between diplomacy and technology. This page will, by revisiting the history of diplom...

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Last year, the United Nations General Assembly met mostly virtually throughout the High-Level Segment for the first time in its history. This exploration of a new spatial dimension for the United Nations is a reflection of the potential and challenge...
 20 Jan 2021

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There is no better example of the increasing importance of images and visual storytelling than the 2020 high-level segment of the UN General Assembly. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, heads of states and governments were unable to travel to New York for...
 2 Feb 2021

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Precise agriculture, monitoring water use, remote medicine – these are just some of the developments enabled due to the expanding use of Internet of things (IoT) devices. There is no doubt that IoT devices can improve our lives. At the same time, how...
 16 Dec 2020

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The hands-on reflection of this blog post distils a couple of key success factors from a mature example of a digital journey of the alumni community of the College of Europe, a leading postgraduate institute for European studies. The author addres...
 14 Dec 2020

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Humanitarian diplomacy is persuading decision makers and opinion leaders to act at all times in the interests of vulnerable people, and with full respect for fundamental humanitarian principles. The rapid expansion of the number of humanitarian ac...
 22 Feb 2021

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The Internet, as we know it today, has evolved from a platform of the tech, academic, and research elite, to a tool for the general public, given its wide adoption by the mainstream modern society (Naughton, 2016). Without the benefit of hindsight, f...
 16 Nov 2020

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By Katarina Andjelkovic, Andrijana Gavrilovic,Natasa Perucica,Katharina Hone, andJovan Njegic The world today looks much different than it used to. New challenges that we are facing nowadays require global cooperation, and the hi...
 12 Oct 2020

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By Katarina Andjelkovic, Andrijana Gavrilovic, and Natasa Perucica 75 years after the signing of the UN Charter and the creation of the UN, the world is coping with challenges that were unimaginable back in the day. Established to maintain i...
 2 Oct 2020

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75 years ago, humanity created the United Nations in order to safeguard peace, promote human rights, and enable development. Given the challenges of that time, it was a necessary step toward a more stable and secure world. Today, we are faced with...
 1 Oct 2020

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This year, the6thSouth Eastern European Dialogue on Internet Governance (SEEDIG) on 21-25 September 2020 – the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) regional initiative for South Eastern Europe and the neighbouring area – was supposed to hold i...
 20 Sep 2020

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We organised our September WebDebate, ‘The UN at 75: Evolution or revolution?’, to mark the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. By looking back at the past 75 years of the world organisation, we zoomed in on two key questions.&nbs...
 16 Sep 2020

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