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The Slovene Diplomatic Union: Enhancing the profession

Milan Jazbec

Thirty-two years before French diplomats went on strike for the second time in almost four centuries of their formal diplomatic history, Greek diplomats went on strike. I was at that time part of the Yugoslav Foreign ...

[Podcast] Diving into Digital #2: From first cyber diplomat to capacity-building champion

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Welcome to  the second episode of our new series Diving into Digital, Diplo’s podcast on digital foreign policy.  This time, we were joined by Mr Chris Painter, board president of the Global Forum on Cyber Exp...

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2016

Diplomacy at the Cutting Edge

I started writing a memoire in 1998, but on a long train journey in Germany (Stuttgart to Essen), accompanied by my wonderful wife Mimi, a thought came that it might be much more interesting to write about how the Indian diplomatic system works – or does not really w... Read more...

Diplomacy at the Cutting Edge

2015

A Diplomatic Whistleblower in the Victorian Era: The Life and Writings of E. C. Grenville-Murray, Second Edition (Revised) 2015

Unlike Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden, the most well-known whistleblowers of the present day, Eustace Clare Grenville-Murray (1823-1881), the illegitimate son of an English duke and an actress who was also a lover of Lord Palmerston, did not make public highly clas... Read more...

A Diplomatic Whistleblower in the Victorian Era: The Life and Writings of E. C. Grenville-Murray, Second Edition (Revised) 2015

1998

From parallel to dual careers: Diplomatic spouses

This paper provides a brief summary of the main issues relevant to the contemporary role of diplomatic spouses and its future in the contemporary European context. It outlines some of the measures being introduced by Foreign Services to respond to the changing role and... Read more...

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