Diplomats need to be ready to address digital topics adequately and to harness the challenges and opportunities brought about by digitalisation and emerging digital technologies. Whether we are talking about security, commerce, health, or human rights, digitalisation and new digital technologies play an increasing role.
Training and capacity development are crucial tools for preparing diplomats for these exciting and challenging new topics. What capacity development opportunities exist, and what gaps remain?
Join us on Tuesday, 5th October, 12:00 UTC (08:00 EDT | 14:00 CEST | 20:00 CST). Register to attend.
One of the main findings in Diplo’s latest study titled Improving the Practice of Cyber Diplomacy is that cyber diplomats are often unaware of the many capacity development training and tools which exist.
It does seem counterintuitive that in this age of instantaneous and widespread communication possibilities, lack of awareness is one of the major barriers in the take-up and use of training and tools. So how did this come about?
Our study, commissioned by the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) and supported by the Government of Canada, addresses this gap. It will be officially launched during the WebDebate.
During our discussion, we will take a closer look at:
About our WebDebates
Our WebDebates on the future of diplomacy are live-streamed on the first Tuesday of every month. They are organised by Diplo within the framework of the International Forum on Diplomatic Training (IFDT). Learn more about our WebDebates series.
Tuesday, 5th October, 12:00 UTC (08:00 EDT | 14:00 CEST | 20:00 CST) Register to attend.