The purpose of this paper is to identify new developments and innovations in diplomatic practice resultant from the WSIS and WGIG. First, the author describes the overall WSIS framework and specific aspects of the WGIG. Second, he identifies the new developments and innovation in diplomatic practice that are likely of lasting importance. The author does so by comparing WSIS diplomatic practice to the practices developed during other major UN summits held since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992. Finally, the author discusses if a new type of diplomacy dealing with ICT/Internet issues, usually described as Internet Diplomacy, that has emerged from the WSIS and WGIG processes.