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Types of diplomacy

Various types of diplomacy can be classified according to:

a) the way diplomacy is conducted. The main types are bilateral and multilateral diplomacy. Other modus operandi descriptors include public diplomacy and metaverse diplomacy. 

b) topic areas which diplomacy addresses: digital diplomacy, development diplomacy, economic diplomacy, cyber diplomacy, AI diplomacy, energy diplomacy, health diplomacy,  science diplomacy, sport diplomacy, climate diplomacy, education diplomacy, etc.

 

Books on various types of diplomacy

Books on various types of diplomacy – Library of Jovan Kurbalija

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Events

Delhi Digital Diplomacy Day

21 Oct 16 - 21 Oct 16

India

July 2021 online courses

26 Jul 21 - 10 Sep 21

Online

May 2021 online courses

10 May 21 - 19 Jul 21

Online

Data 2025 V.2.0 – Conference

23 Nov 20 - 23 Nov 20

Online

Launch: Diplo’s new Data Engine

12 Oct 20 - 12 Oct 20

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Start of contemporary diplomacy courses

05 Oct 20 - 05 Oct 20

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July 2020 online courses

20 Jul 20 -

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May 2020 online courses

04 May 20 -

Online

DataGovAI Summit & Awards 2019

06 Nov 19 - 08 Nov 19

Indonesia

The UN World Data Forum 2018

22 Oct 18 - 24 Oct 18

United Arab Emirates

Media simulation workshop at Serbian MFA

20 Dec 17 - 21 Dec 17

Serbia

Diplo at MyData 2017

30 Aug 17 - 01 Sep 17

October 2017 Online Courses

07 Oct 19 -

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July 2017 online courses

22 Jul 19 -

Online

May 2017 online courses

06 May 19 -

Online

Diplo and the GIP at COBISS 2016 Conference

22 Nov 16 - 23 Nov 16

Slovenia

Fundamental Science and Society

07 Jul 16 - 07 Jul 16

Vietnam

7th Model ASEM

06 Jul 16 - 10 Jul 16

Mongolia

Asia Cyber Diplomacy Workshop

28 Aug 15 - 29 Aug 15

Thailand

Vienna Cyber Diplomacy Day

26 Jun 15 -

Austria

Education Diplomacy Day

07 Oct 14 -

Switzerland

Autumn 2014 online courses

06 Oct 14 -

Online

Summer online courses

21 Jul 14 -

Online

Summer 2013 online courses

22 Jul 13 -

Online

Panel on “Diplomacy 2.0”

28 Feb 13 -

Switzerland

Geneva E-diplomacy Day

16 Nov 12 -

Switzerland

Public Diplomacy Workshop, Cape Town

18 Sep 12 - 20 Sep 12

South Africa

Public Diplomacy Workshop, Pretoria

10 Sep 12 - 14 Sep 12

South Africa

E-diplomacy 2021 online course

07 May 12 - 15 Jul 12

Online

ICT policy and IG workshop in Addis Ababa

06 Apr 11 - 08 Apr 11

Ethiopia

Workshop on Public Diplomacy for Parliamentarians

19 Apr 11 - 20 Apr 11

South Africa

Public Diplomacy workshop in South Africa

11 Apr 11 - 15 Apr 11

South Africa

Modern Diplomacy For Small States 2010

26 May 10 - 04 Jun 10

Malta

Workshop on E-Diplomacy

13 Dec 10 - 16 Dec 10

Serbia

E-Diplomacy Conference (3-4 June 2010)

03 Jun 10 - 04 Jun 10

Malta

Panel Discussion with MEDAC Alumni

13 Apr 07 -

Switzerland

Resources

2022

Journal of Moral Theology, Vol. 11, Special Issue no. 1, Spring 2022, “Artificial Intelligence”

Journal of Moral Theology dedicated special issue on 'artificial intelligence'.... Read more...

2021

Improving the practice of cyber diplomacy: Training, tools, and other resources – Final study

This study analyses the capacity development of cyber diplomacy, including training opportunities, tools, and other resources, and looks at their reach, take-up, and what should come next. Why? Because although cyber diplomacy, the conduct of diplomacy with respect to ... Read more...

2021

Improving the practice of cyber diplomacy: Training, tools, and other resources – Phase I

Cyber diplomacy, the conduct of diplomacy with respect to a state’s interests in cyberspace, is too important to ignore. Yet, the participation of countries is far from ideal.... Read more...

Improving the practice of cyber diplomacy:

2021

Enterprise Data Strategy: Empowering Data Informed Diplomacy (U.S. State Departement)

The Enterprise Data Strategy (EDS) aims to ensure that State Department’s workforce is equipped with the timely and relevant data necessary to make informed management decisions.... Read more...

This is the cover page of the US Data Diplomacy Strategy report

2021

2021: The emergence of digital foreign policy

While digital tools, in particular social media, have been gradually introduced to the practice of diplomacy, many open questions remain regarding the impact of digitisation on foreign policy and the environment in which diplomacy is practised. This is where digital fo... Read more...

2021: The emergence of digital foreign policy

2021

The era of digital foreign policy: Comprehensive approaches to digitalisation

As the theme of this issue, ‘foreign policy for the 4th industrial revolution’, suggests, diplomats and foreign ministries are faced with tremendous changes brought about by digitalisation. The ability to respond to these changes appropriately and effectively deter... Read more...

Cover Page of Journal: International Political Review (Peru)

2020

The future of (multilateral) diplomacy? Changes in response to COVID-19 and beyond

The year 2020 marked the 75th anniversary of the United Nations (UN). It is also the year that the world was faced with responding to the emergence of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, an unprecedented global challenge that has left no area of society and no individual ... Read more...

The future of (multilateral) diplomacy? Changes in response to COVID-19 and beyond