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On Tuesday, March 15, the Oxford Digital Diplomacy Research Group, and the Department of Communications at Ben Gurion University of the Negev held a...

How to Prepare for Life After a Career in Diplomacy

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Abu Dhabi forum to explore diplomacy in a post-pandemic world

The Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA) will host the 47th edition of the ‘International Forum on Diplomatic Training (IFDT)’ this week. The forum, which will...

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With the FIFA World Cup on top of the agenda, Qatar envisions a path forward, based on fully believing in the great potential of...

Is Digital Diplomacy broken?

Germany has a new Foreign Minister. Annalena Baerbock is Germany’s first female foreign minister and she hit the road running with trips to Paris,...

Who Are the Taliban?

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Raising Digital Diplomacy Southeast Asia Region Through ASEAN Foundation Amid Pandemic Covid-19 – OpEd

The emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic caused many changes in the diplomacy agenda. Both diplomacy is carried out by state actors (government) and public...

Madeleine Albright: America’s Ribbentrop

In May of 1996, Lesley Stahl, of 60 Minutes, asked the future Secretary of State Madeleine Albright about the humanitarian disaster in Iraq, which...

Umstrittene Äußerungen von Andrij Melnyk: Was darf Diplomatie?

Paul Widmer, Verfasser des Basiswerks "Diplomatie - Ein Handbuch", vermutet hinter Andrij Melnyks Äußerungen eher "Kalkül, als einen Ausrutscher". Das Verhalten des ukrainischen Botschafters...

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