Prof. Yolanda Kemp Spies was trained as a diplomat at the South African Foreign Ministry and at Oxford University, UK. She practiced diplomacy for 19 years, and lived and worked on four continents before she joined academia. She completed her doctora...

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Ms Anusha Madhusudhan is a lawyer based in New York, who specialises in public international law and international dispute resolution. She has advised governments and other entities on legal and diplomatic issues in her areas of expertise, and was th...

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Lockdowns and other restrictions imposed by governments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have caused catastrophic losses to businesses. Foreign investors around the world, whose investments are protected under international investment treaties, a...
 2 Jun 2020

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Ms Pavlina Ittelson joined Diplo in 2017 and currently serves as senior programme officer at Diplo US. She focuses on the legal aspects of internet governance in the fields of internet jurisdiction, cybersecurity, and alternative dispute resolution. ...

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The 2018 edition will focus on how international law deals with questions of digital transformation and cybersecurity. An inclusive, free, and stable digital environment serves as a paradigm of peace and security, as well as the framework to boost th...
 27 Nov 2018

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International law applies to the digital space. This was one of the conclusions reached by the UN Group of Governmental Experts in 2013, which then turned to address how it applies to the Internet and the use of ICTs. A lunch dialogue on Dig...
 16 Apr 2018

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Co-authored with Ms Diana Madibekova Diplomacy as a practice crucially depends on the use of language. The words of diplomats can foster agreement, persuade, or create tensions. Similarly, international law creates meaning and obligations through ...
 6 Nov 2016

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Internet governance (IG) may be more important to you than you realise. Have you been reading and worrying about cybersecurity threats? Does online surveillance concern you and your colleagues? These are important IG issues. Learning more about IG...

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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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New: Event report New: Event photo gallery The applicability of the Law of the Sea to the Internet was discussed during the Malta Conference on theInternet as Global Public Resource(29-30 April 2015). Dr Alex Sceberras ...
 19 Jun 2015

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