[WebDebate #46] Unpacking the EU’s digital diplomacy and foreign policy

By |2021-06-07T09:13:56-04:00April 6th, 2021|

Digital foreign policy is becoming a key topic this year. Both Switzerland and Denmark have just recently launched their digital foreign policy strategies (for an overview of digital foreign policy strategies, visit our Digital Foreign Policy page). Yet, it is also abundantly clear that the range of relevant actors in digital foreign policy goes beyond [...]

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[WebDebate #45] Visual storytelling for diplomatic practice

By |2021-01-22T12:56:36-05:00February 2nd, 2021|

Diplomacy is often thought of as a practice centering on language. Yet, the visual image of diplomatic practice is increasingly important in a world in which images proliferate and videoconferencing has replaced face-to-face meetings. Diplomats need to be aware of the power of images, and need to have a sense of best practices and [...]

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[WebDebate #44] Diplomacy in times of COVID-19: The experience of developing countries

By |2020-12-10T17:45:54-05:00December 1st, 2020|

[Update] Registrations are now closed. You can follow the event on the YouTube live stream.  The COVID-19 pandemic demanded adaptations across the diplomatic profession. Most importantly, the need for social distancing has led to changes in how diplomacy is practised: meetings were cancelled, postponed, or moved online. While the COVID-19 pandemic demanded adaptation across the diplomatic [...]

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[WebDebate] The UN at 75: Evolution or revolution?

By |2020-08-30T17:23:25-04:00September 1st, 2020|

This year is the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, and we are marking the occasion with a Webdebate on the past and the future of the organisation. By looking back at the past 75 years of the world organisation, we will try to answer an important question: Are we seeing an evolution or [...]

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Could COVID-19 disrupt the Internet?

By |2020-03-23T08:32:18-04:00March 24th, 2020|

The pressure on the Internet infrastructure is increasing, with the shift of our professional and daily reality from the physical to the online space. On Tuesday, 24 March at at 9 am EDT we will discuss the practical, technical, business, and political aspects of Internet traffic, and possible bottlenecks. Registrations are open Register [...]

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Cyber-diplomacy web discussion: Norms and confidence building measures (CBMs): Are we there yet?

By |2020-01-28T03:51:33-05:00November 21st, 2019|

DiploFoundation is pleased to invite you to the web discussion: Norms and confidence building measures: Are we there yet? This webinar is the fourth in a series of cyber-diplomacy web discussions, organised by DiploFoundation with the support of Microsoft. It follows the discussions Cyber-armament: A heavy impact on peace, economic development, and human rights; Applicability of international law [...]

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