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An overview of ‘People’s Money: Harnessing Digitalization to Finance a Sustainable Future’

Nataša Perućica

On 26 August 2020, the Digital Finance Task Force (DFTF) launched its report entitled ‘People’s Money: Harnessing Digitalization to Finance a Sustainable Future’.  The 100-plus-page document develops on the...

The Future of the Internet

Maricela Muñoz

The matters pertaining to the Internet and its ‘governance’ are broad and varied, and include aspects such as human rights, cybersecurity, infrastructure and connectivity, and skills learning, among others. ...

The reality of science fiction: Behind the scenes of race and technology

Darija Medić

‘Black people live the estrangement that science fiction writers imagine.’ ― Greg Tate (US writer, musician, and founding member of the Black Rock Coalition) Just as the world began to step out of its paraly...

An ambassador’s personal reflections on his time at the UN (2013-2015)

Asoke Mukerji

Two major processes dominated my assignment as India’s Ambassador to the United Nations in New York between April 2013 and December 2015. One was a growing momentum for reform of the UN Security Council (UNSC) in th...

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Diplo at STI Forum 2019, New York

14 May 19 - 15 May 19

United States

The UN World Data Forum 2018

22 Oct 18 - 24 Oct 18

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Joint Civil Society Meeting 2017

16 Dec 17 -

Switzerland

Diplo & GIP at WSIS Forum 2017

12 Jun 17 - 16 Jun 17

Switzerland

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30 Sep 16 - 02 Oct 16

Tunisia

Global Conference on Cyberspace 2015

16 Apr 15 - 17 Apr 15

Netherlands

Resources

2016

Namibia’s Digital Foreign Policy and Diplomacy (Briefing Paper #3)

This briefing paper emerged from Diplo's participation in Namibia's Foreign Policy Review Conference (July 2016). In this paper, Dr Katharina E. Höne suggests a three-pronged approach to Namibia's digital foreign policy and diplomacy, and looks at the discourse on inf... Read more...

2019

The EU’s New Commission: Digital Policy in the Limelight (Briefing Paper #13)

In this briefing paper, Dr Stephanie Borg Psaila analyses Ursula von der Leyen's new EU Commission's emphasis on digital policy for 2019–2024.... Read more...

2014

Common African Position on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

The participatory approach that led to the elaboration of the Common African Position (CAP) on the post-2015 Development Agenda involving stakeholders at the national, regional and continental levels among the public and private sectors, parliamentarians, civil socie... Read more...

2014

Report of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing

Report of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing.... Read more...