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Connected objects: Is there need for greater scrutiny?

Lee Hibbard

28 March 2023

Internet of things

What are connected objects? Consider home assistants, smart thermostats, fitness wearables ...

EU Cyber Resilience Act: Enforcing cyber norms far beyond Europe

Anastasiya Kazakova

The EU is drafting new cybersecurity rules, titled the Cyber Resilience Act (CRA), which have the potential to significantly change the IT sector, namely the development and distribution of softw...

Generative AI models – a fun game that can easily get out of hand? 

Anja Đajić

All your friends have replaced their social media profile pictures with AI-generated avatars, but you do not know where they got them from? Or are you wondering what exactly people are talking ab...

Can blockchain go green?

Arvin Kamberi

[caption id=\"attachment_138300\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"1030\"] The Ethereum blockchain Merge. Ethereum is a decentralized, open-source blockchain with smart contract functionality[/caption] On 15 September...


Launch of the humAInism Speech Generator

21 Sep 20 - 21 Sep 20


July 2020 online courses

20 Jul 20 -


May 2020 online courses

04 May 20 -


DataGovAI Summit & Awards 2019

06 Nov 19 - 08 Nov 19


July 2017 online courses

22 Jul 19 -


Diplo at the APrIGF 2019

16 Jul 19 - 19 Jul 19


Diplo at AI for Good Gobal Summit

31 May 19 -


7th EAPTC: Technology and peacekeeping

16 Apr 19 - 18 Apr 19


AI and diplomacy

19 Feb 19 -

United States

Diplo & GIP at EuroDIG 2018

05 Jun 18 - 06 Jun 18


Diplo at Brandsand.Domains Conference

02 Oct 17 - 03 Oct 17


Diplo & GIP at the WTO Public Forum 2017

26 Sep 17 - 28 Sep 17


Diplo at Cyber Week 2017

25 Jun 17 - 29 Jun 17


Diplo at IGMENA Summit

30 Sep 16 - 02 Oct 16

Tunisia, Africa

Summer 2013 online courses

22 Jul 13 -


ICT policy and IG workshop in Addis Ababa

06 Apr 11 - 08 Apr 11


3rd Global Knowledge Conference, GK3

10 Dec 07 - 13 Dec 07




Report: The geopolitics of digital standards: China’s role in standard-setting organisations

Standards for digital technologies are all around us, enabling devices to interact with each other, allowing us to connect to mobile networks, and facilitating the exchange of information. By providing rules or guidelines for the development and functioning of techno... Read more...

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Mediation and artificial intelligence: Notes on the future of international conflict resolution

Over the last years AI has emerged as a hot topic with regard to its impact on our political, social, and economic lives.... Read more...

Mediation and artificial intelligence: Notes on the future of international conflict resolution


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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Searching for Meaningful Human Control. The April 2018 Meeting on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (Briefing Paper #10)

In this briefing paper, Ms Barbara Rosen Jacobson analyses the debate of the April 2018 meeting of the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW). The group was established to discuss emerging technologies in the area of... Read more...

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Stakeholderism in African Internet Governance: the Case of the .africa gTLD

In 2012, ICANN announced plans to delegate over 1000 new generic top level domain names, one of which was the long awaited .africa.... Read more...

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