Category: Digital Diplomacy

Opening up: Maximising open data’s impact is about incentives and rethinking the boundary of the…

Government is making more and more of its data accessible as open data. Over 30,000 datasets have been made available. It’s great that more public data is being opened up. We, as taxpayers who have paid for its creation, should be able to obtain it in accessible form, and important things are being done with it.[1]...

Satellite Remote Sensing and Diplomatic Crisis Management

According to the Online Index of Objects Launched into Outer Space maintained by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), there are about 4,612 satellites currently orbiting the planet, although only one-third of them are estimated to be fully operational. Approximately half of the satellites are controlled by government and military users, while the...

Domestic Diplomacy in a Time of Refugees

Public diplomacy emerged during the Cold War as a means to directly speak to, and interact with foreign audiences to advance U.S. interests. It became possible for diplomats to bypass traditional bilateral channels by harnessing emerging technologies of radio and television broadcast, buoyed by the rising tide of popular U.S. culture. It was the first of...

What is Digital Diplomacy?

You may have heard the expression digital diplomacy but have you ever wondered exactly what it is? Digital diplomacy is a concept that covers many different areas of foreign policy implementation. It is used by governments to communicate and engage with people living in other countries, it is used by politicians and leaders of international organisations...

Cultural Differences In Websites

While doing our website reviews, we look at sites from all over the world. Most of our clients are from the United States and Europe, but we also have clients from Australia, South Africa and even China. Websites from different countries can differ largely in their choices for color, pictures, navigation and site structure. That made...

Governments Can Improve Transparency and Data Reliability with Blockchain

Governments Can Improve Transparency and Data Reliability with Blockchain

Digital Diplomacy Social media, digital, tech, and innovation in foreign policy Article source: https://medium.com/digital-diplomacy/governments-can-improve-transparency-and-data-reliability-with-blockchain-8966e9b2f960?source=rss—-7d31440eeaef—4

Social media for diplomats

Social media for diplomats

Digital Diplomacy, the publication: Digital Diplomacy is a publication here on Medium. It started in the summer of last year and has grown to almost 8,000 followers. I’m grateful to the many contributors who have agreed to participate with their amazing posts! And thank you to the many who contributed with quotes, including ambassadors Arturo Sarukhan,...