Explore the origins of multilateral diplomacy and its evolution within a dynamic and rapidly changing environment. This course introduces participants to the diplomatic interaction among more than two actors, with particular emphasis on the multilat...

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Using practical examples, and through question-and-answer sessions, the workshop reached its goal in helping the participants manage complex social and professional situations in an increasingly globalized world. ...
 3 Dec 2012

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Europe has been going through difficult times lately. From economic challenges in several countries, to political crisis that threatens to dismantle the unity that the EU is built on, the struggle continues. Yet, in the midst of this crisis, the EU&r...
 22 Nov 2012

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Richard Werly, returning from Strasbourg after the plenary session of the European parliament, hosted a webinar on the euro crisis live from Paris last Friday. Here are the main points: Can Angela Merkel save the EU? This is a very timel...
 17 Sep 2012

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This is a unique opportunity to understand the European crisis through the eyes of its most powerful economy, with incoming German elections planned for 2013. Through our webinar, Richard Werly will address the following questions: In the after...
 14 Sep 2012

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The i’s have been dotted and the t’s have been crossed and Diplo’s EU/ACP project has officially closed. The Capacity Building Programme and Community Development in Internet Governance and ICT Policy for Intra-ACP regional and sub-...
 22 Jun 2012

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The European Union is in trouble. And I’m not talking about the economy or euro now… The trouble goes deeper than that. The idealistic project sketched in the post WW2 years with great visions had slowly and little by little started taki...
 13 Jun 2012

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The European Commission is one of the long-standing actors in the Internet governance process. It shares its competence with the EU Member States on many aspects of Internet governance. Due to the fact that the European Union incorporates 27 member s...
 11 Jun 2012

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What is the role of the European Commission in the global governance of the Internet? What are the key principles and objectives that guide the European Commission's work in this area? Listen to the podcast to follow the webinar discussion condu...
 29 May 2012

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[Update] Scroll down to the section 'Also of Interest' below to read the webinar digest, where you can also watch/download an audio recording of the webinar. Our May Internet governance webinar will focus on the European Commission and Inter...
 29 May 2012

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The destiny of ACTA (the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) is an example of the limits of traditional diplomacy and the potentials of e-participation in political life. This shift in the way policy is made was confirmed by Maroš Šef...
 23 Mar 2012

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Raquel Aguirre Valencia gives a detailed study on the role non state actors (NSAs) play in the international arena. In her paper the author identifies many instances where NSAs have played major roles in the decision making process of many organisations such as the UN, WTO and the EU and where these organisations have welcomed and acknowledged the importance of such partnerships.

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Multistakeholder Diplomacy - Challenges and Opportunities. Ed by J. Kurbalija and V. Katrandjiev (2006)
 Raquel Aguirre Valencia , 2006
 
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Host: Richard Werly Date: 27 October 2011 Listen to the webinar podcast. The podcast can also be downloaded. The following is a digest of the webinar discussions held on Thursday, 27th October, 2011, with our host Richard Werly. The Eurozone now...
 1 Nov 2011

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The time for the EU and the eurozone to confront the sovereign debt crisis has finally arrived! European leaders have made substantial progress during last week's talks. However, the final decisions on the future of the eurozone and the Greek de...
 24 Oct 2011

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Under pressure for many weeks from the financial markets, European leaders have agreed that they cannot go on without tough, co-ordinated and visible decisions to regain confidence of both the public and the international investors. The decisio...
 25 Oct 2011

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European Commissioner Vice-President Neelie Kroes hasblogged about it again: women are still under-represented in the ICT sector. I continue to find it troubling that women areunder-represented in the ICT sector at every level, and pa...
 10 Jul 2011

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Brussels e-briefings host: Richard Werly Date: 21 June 2011 You can watch the video here The risk of the EU plunging into a major crisis in 2011 is a reality. The financial pressures brought about by the Greek crisis, and the difficulties encount...
 28 Jun 2011

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On the other hand, European allies struggle with the war in Libya, as Gaddafi still resists. As the USA will soon announce partial withdrawal from Afghanistan and insists on disengaging forces from Europe, can the EU avoid a major crisis in 2011 and ...
 21 Jun 2011

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A range of issues will be discussed during our upcoming webinar, on 5 May at 15:00 CET, themed Libya: a new beginning or the end for the 'responsibility to protect'? The following are the questions which will be discussed:- After Osa...
 5 May 2011

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Brussels e-briefings host: Richard Werly Date: 24 March 2011 The PowerPoint presentation from the webinar (in PDF format) can be viewedhere. Digest–Fukushima to Tripoli, live from the frontlines As he returned from ...
 25 Mar 2011

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'The European Council is expected to adopt a comprehensive package of measures aimed atstrengthening EU economic governance and ensuring the stability of the euro area.It is also expected to discuss the situation in Libya and the s...
 24 Mar 2011

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From Reutors: Unlike Schubert's Unfinished Symphony, Europe's incomplete "comprehensive response" to the euro zone debt crisis is unlikely to be rated a masterpiece. When European Union leaders complete a package deal this week ...
 22 Mar 2011

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Brussels e-briefings host: Richard Werly Date: 13 January 2011, at 15:00 CET Digest–Can the euro crisis kill Europe in 2011? The year 2011 will certainly demonstrate that the euro is here to stay. The beginning of the year alrea...
 20 Dec 2010

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