Diplo offers four interactive postgraduate-level online courses starting the week of 22 July 2019 21st Century DiplomacyDiplomatic Law: Privileges and ImmunitiesInternet Technology and Policy: Challenges and SolutionsMultilateral Diplomacy For more...
 22 Jul 2019

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Ambassador Valentin Zellweger is Head of the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations Office and to the other international organizations in Geneva. Until the summer of 2016, he was Head of the Directorate of International Law and Legal...

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Alan Franklin obtained an LLB and JD from the University of Toronto and an LLM in international law from the London School of Economics. He is currently living in Vancouver, Canada, teaching courses on international legal business risk to MBA s...

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Diplo offers four interactive postgraduate-level online courses starting the week of 23 July 2018 21st Century Diplomacy Diplomatic Law: Privileges and Immunities Internet Technology and Policy: Challenges and Solutions Multilateral Diplo...
 23 Jul 2018

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Dr Jovan Kurbalija is the Executive Director of DiploFoundation and Head of the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP). He was a member of the UN Working Group on Internet Governance (2004‒2005), special advisor to the Chairman of the UN Internet Governance ...

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Professor Dietrich Kappeler served as Director of the Diplomatic Studies Programme of the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva from 1993 to 1998. He was the founding director of the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies at the ...

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Diplo offers four interactive postgraduate-level online courses starting the week of 24 July 2017 21st Century Diplomacy Diplomatic Law: Privileges and Immunities Infrastructure and Critical Internet Resources Multilateral Diplomacy ...
 24 Jul 2017

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Earn an accredited Master’s degree without taking time off work. The Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Diplomacy guides working diplomats and international relations professionals through the theoretical and practical building blocks of ...

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Diplomatic privileges and immunities usually receive attention only when exceptions or abuses are reported in the news. Starting with the evolution of diplomatic privileges and immunities and ending with the question of whether the Vienna Conventi...
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On 19 June, Diplo and the Geneva Internet Platform held a panel that explored the potential analogy of the law of the sea with a possible law of the Internet, examining whether the latter could be considered as common heritage of mankind. The discuss...
 23 Jun 2015

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This is the third and final blog post in a series looking at diplomatic law, privileges and immunities. The blogs are written by Diplo lecturer Alan Franklin in follow-up to his 20 May webinar. Part one looked at breaches of the VCCR and VCDR in rela...
 23 Jun 2014

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This is the second blog post in a series looking at diplomatic law, privileges and immunities. The blogs are written by Diplo lecturer Alan Franklin in follow-up to his 20 May webinar. In case you missed it, Part one looked at breaches of the VCCR an...
 6 Jun 2014

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Diplo lecturer Alan Franklin's webinar on 20 May stimulated intensive discussion about whether diplomatic law actually is complied with (the conventional viewpoint) or whether it is 'honoured in the breach' (the more realistic viewpoint)....
 25 May 2014

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Until recently, the conventional wisdom was that the Vienna Conventions regarding diplomats and consular officers were complied with by states, and provided good protection to diplomatic and consular officers. With the Snowden revelations, we...
 20 May 2014

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The publication covers in a multi-disciplinary approach the technical, legal, policy and diplomacy aspects of State activities in cyberspace during peacetime. It consists of 23 chapters of academic nature, elaborated by 24 authors specialised in the ...
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This webinar first discussed why international law has not been a subject much discussed or widely understood by diplomats, despite the fact that they are in the front lines, creating international law on a daily basis. We then discussed the so...
 16 Dec 2013

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The extradition case of Edward Snowden, a former consultant with the US National Security Administration, received global attention. It generated more heat than light, as the top leadership in the United States attempted to browbeat leadership in oth...
 27 Aug 2013

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To understand why the UK’s handling of the Assange asylum case has provoked such a strong reaction in the global public, we need to go back in time – way back. Back to the point where our predecessors first realized that it was better to ...
 21 Aug 2012

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Over the last few days, one of the underlying questions in the Assange asylum has been if the frequently quoted 1987 UK Diplomatic and Consular Premises Act is against international law. The short answer is the Act is in accordance with international...
 20 Aug 2012

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What is the difference between diplomatic, territorial and political asylums? Diplomatic asylum differs from territorial asylum in the place where is it requested. Diplomatic asylum is requested in diplomatic missions, while territorial asyl...
 20 Aug 2012

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