COVAX is a global initiative that aims at equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines. Through the initiative, 92 low- and middle-income economies are eligible to get access to COVID-19 vaccines. As of April 20 2021, it has shipped over 40.5 million COVID-...
 4 May 2021

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Diplomacy is often thought of as a practice centering on language. Yet, the visual image of diplomatic practice is increasingly important in a world in which images proliferate and videoconferencing has replaced face-to-face meetings. Diplomats need ...
 9 Feb 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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Internet governance (IG) is about the rules, policies, standards, and practices that determine how cyberspace is governed. It goes beyond technical and infrastructural considerations, and addresses the legal, economic, developmental, sociocultural, a...
 12 Nov 2020

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In our monthly WebDebate, which is organised in the context of the International Forum on Diplomatic Training (IFDT), we looked at Multilateral diplomacy in times of COVID-19. When we observe the responses to the COVID-19 crisis, we seem to encounter...
 9 Apr 2020

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Recent developments related to the Chinese company Huawei – from discussions in some states about banning their involvement in the development of 5G networks (overview available in the April issue of the GIP Digital Watch Newsletter), to the Executiv...
 2 Jul 2019

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A helpful approach to make sense of science diplomacy (AAAS and Royal Society, 2010) is the distinction between: ‘Science in diplomacy’ – the use of scientific advice for foreign policy decision-making ‘Diplomacy for science’ – the facilitati...
 7 May 2019

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Our March WebDebate explored conflicting narratives on immigration and delved into the challenges and opportunities of intercultural relations in the context of diplomatic practice. We were joined by Ms Ifigenia Georgiadou (Hellenic Culture Centre, G...
 13 Mar 2019

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Narratives provide the organising structure of this web debate on 'Humanising Immigration' Ms Ifigenia Georgiadou considers the compelling narratives of intercultural communication in diplomatic and teaching practices. She explores the meaning of ...
 5 Mar 2019

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In our February WebDebate, we looked at Arctic diplomacy. We were joined by Dr Danita Catherine Burke (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellow at the Center for War Studies at the University of Southern Denmark), Prof. Paul Berkman (Professor of Pra...
 13 Feb 2019

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