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[Podcast] Interview with Prof. Frans de Waal: What can diplomacy learn from primates?


In January 2021, Diplo began a series of open monthly Zoom discussions on the evolution of diplomacy and technology titled Diplomacy and Technology: A historical journey, led by Dr Jovan Kurbalija.   As part of t...

[WebDebate #31 summary] Technology and diplomacy: Unpacking the relationship

Andrijana Gavrilovic

Our July WebDebate aimed to unpack the relationship between technology and diplomacy, and to make suggestions for diplomats who want to understand and address the geopolitical, security, human rights, and economic imp...

CyberMediation: The impact of digital technologies on the prevention and resolution of violent conflicts


The event will take place on Wednesday 7 November 2018 from 09:00 to 10:15 at the United Nations Office Geneva (UNOG), Room XI.   Programme:  Introductory remarks Mr Enrico Formica, Senior Mediation Officer, UN Dep...

Techplomacy: Denmark’s bridgeway to Silicon Valley

Mads Mateusz Jaszczolt Fritzboeger

In May 2017, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Denmark appointed the World\'s first \'tech ambassador\' to Silicon Valley.  The decision was quickly criticised in Denmark for providing a unnece...




Misunderstood: The IT manager’s lament

Communication between information technologists and their clients – including diplomats - does not work as well as it should. We know that information technology has become ubiquitous. We also know that diplomats rely extensively on web services, electronic mail and ... Read more...