Global Communications and Audiences: Propaganda, Fake News & AI Censorship

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Event date: 28 March 2022, 4 am–6 am EDT The webinar Global Communications and Audiences: Propaganda, Fake News & AI Censorship, organised by Data To Power, will explore how datafication and platformisation processes, as well as a rise in new disinformation and propaganda tools, might affect museum global communications by disrupting the flow of [...]

[Briefing #83] Internet governance in March 2022

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Join us for March’s Digital Watch Internet Governance Briefing on Tuesday, 29th March, at 8 am EDT (12.00 UTC).Catch up on the major internet governance and digital policy updates from all around the globe and join our experts as they analyse the existing and emerging policy trends.Register and join the Digital Watch Internet Governance Briefing on Zoom for [...]

Science Diplomacy in 2022: More Cooperation or More Division? (WebDebate #54)

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Science diplomacy offers many tools to foster collaboration among states and other stakeholders. In this way, the practice can lead to increased mutual understanding and ultimately to more peaceful international relations. History is full of examples of unexpected cooperation between rival countries. Despite the ongoing Cold War and the ‘space race’ between the USA and [...]

‘Promoting inclusive data policy through capacity building’ – UNCTAD eCommerce Week 2022

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Trade negotiations contribute significantly to shaping the norms that will govern cross-border data flows. These norms are being designed by only a few countries that function as normative hubs. Active engagement in negotiations is of the utmost importance for developing countries and least-developed countries, so they can voice their development-oriented priorities. This session will bring [...]

[Briefing #84] Internet governance in April 2022

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As April is coming to an end, we look back at the main digital policy highlights of the past weeks.The UN Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) held its second substantive session, discussing the responsible behaviour of states in cyberspace. However, the discussions on substantive issues were overshadowed by disagreements over possible models for multistakeholder engagement.A week [...]

AI as a Tool for Diplomacy and Mediation

IHEID - Petal 5 Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, Geneva

Event description Date: Tuesday, 17th May 7:30 am - 9 am EDT (11:30–13:00 UTC | 13:30–15:00 CEST) Place: Geneva and online Register for online participation Register Register for participation in situ Register This year’s Science Diplomacy Week will take place in Geneva from 16 to 20 May. As part of the programme, Diplo [...]

[Briefing #85] Internet governance in May 2022

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​​Join us for May’s Digital Watch Internet Governance Briefing on Tuesday, 31st May, at 8.00 EDT (14.00 CEST). Catch up on the major internet governance and digital policy updates from all around the globe and join our experts as they analyse the existing and emerging policy trends. Register and join the Digital Watch Internet Governance [...]

Our Immersive Digital Future: How Extended Reality May Affect International Relations

Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street Northwest, Washington, DC

Event description Immersive spatial computing technologies, such as augmented reality and virtual reality, can change how we see, interact with, and experience the world. But we don’t know how these technologies may affect global governance and international relations. The @DataGovHub XR Conference aims to foster a discussion around these issues. Diplo is supporting this [...]

Digitalization and E-Commerce: New prospects for tackling inequality? (IISD Trade and Sustainability Hub)

Event description As a result of the digital revolution, e-commerce is increasingly becoming the central channel through which global economic activity takes place. However, not everyone has equal access to digital infrastructure and digital knowledge. There is therefore a risk that certain segments of the population, as well as poorer countries, lose out on [...]

[Briefing #86] Internet governance in June 2022

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Event description Join us for June’s Digital Watch Internet Governance Briefing on Tuesday, 28th June, at 8am EDT (14.00 CEST). Catch up on the major internet governance and digital policy updates from all around the globe and join our experts as they analyse the existing and emerging policy trends. Register and join the Digital Watch [...]