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Olesya Grech investigates the impact of information and communication technologies on the conduct of modern diplomacy. Traditional methods of diplomacy are being substituted by new ones, greatly influenced by the Internet. In this respect Grech discuses such methods, thus defining virtual diplomacy and the world around it. She attempts to provide insight to the traditional diplomatic process and how technology has effected such a process and highlights the new opportunities virtual diplomacy may have for diplomats and also the government and general public. 

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Dissertation library
 Olesya Grech , 2006
 
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This paper comes on the eve of the millennium development goals deadline of 2015 which acknowledges ICT as the enabler for speeding towards the finish line. The quest is to explore whether we are all speeding towards a clearly defined goal, given our varied capacities and affinities.

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Internet governance research paper
 Felix Samakande , 2010
 
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