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Year in review: The digital policy developments that defined 2021

Stephanie Borg Psaila

For most countries, 2021 was a continuation of pandemic woes. As people swapped contact tracing apps for vaccine passports, the wave of misinformation on COVID-19 vaccines spread even faster.  Beyond COVID-19, the b...

Digital accessibility in Kenya after COVID-19

Judith Okite

When the COVID-19 outbreak was first announced in Kenya in March 2020, panic began as people saw the effects of curfews and the closing of offices, businesses, and schools. Three days after the initial information r...

How to break down silos across defence, diplomacy and development?

DiploFoundation

Breaking down silos between 3D (defence, diplomacy and development) is in a focus of many countries. The United States has been reinvigorated by Biden\'s administration and his appointment of Samantha Power as USAID ...

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

Nataša Perućica

27 August 2020

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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 wor...

Training and courses

Events

Start of contemporary diplomacy courses

05 Oct 20 - 05 Oct 20

Online

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

United Arab Emirates

Joint Civil Society Meeting 2017

16 Dec 17 -

Switzerland

Diplo & GIP at WSIS Forum 2017

12 Jun 17 - 16 Jun 17

Switzerland

Diplo at IGMENA Summit

30 Sep 16 - 02 Oct 16

Tunisia

Global Conference on Cyberspace 2015

16 Apr 15 - 17 Apr 15

Netherlands

Resources

2020

Sustainable Capacity Building: Internet Governance in Africa – An Action Plan

Enhancing sustainable capacity building on internet governance (IG) would have positive consequences within and beyond the African context. Considering the importance of the issues that fall under the framework of IG – ranging from providing access to infrastructure... Read more...

Sustainable Capacity Building: Internet Governance in Africa – An Action Plan

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...

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2016

In search of the most sustainable and coherent diplomatic approaches to addressing the fundamental challenges Small States (including Small Island States or SIDS) perennially face in an uncertain world of hegemonic giants

Small states, in every sphere of natural and human activity, are negatively and disproportionately impacted by crises, when compared to their hegemonic, larger and stronger counterparts.... Read more...

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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...

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2015

Pricing the right to education: The cost of reaching new targets by 2030

This paper shows there is an annual nancing gap of US$39 billion over 2015-2030 for reaching universal pre-primary, primary and secondary education of good quality in low and lower middle income countries. ... Read more...

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