Digital Diplomacy & New Technology

Distance learning may be a way for countries to increase their soft power, according to a new journal article.

A look at how new tools such as satellite remote sensing, virtual reality, bots and apps impact the practice of public diplomacy.

December 1, 2017

How does Donald Trump's Twitter feed impact America's standing in the world? 

The age of digital diplomacy 3.0 emphasizes a personalized approach to technology, which has been implemented by India's Ministry of External Affairs via a smartphone app.

Tara Ornstein debunks a few of the myths surrounding migration.

One of the most eye-opening moments of my time as the deputy assistant secretary for digital strategy at the U.S. State Department occurred on a trip to the country of Georgia, aimed at helping the government build its digital capacity to better serve its population. Our message was the same advice we’d given to countless governments: Focus on Facebook. It was the dominant player. Elites tended to use Twitter. Google ads were worth it if you had the money. But for governments wanting to reach real people on a global scale, Facebook was the scalable, smart solution. 

Laura Kyrke Smith shares how NGOs use digital communication to advance their cause.

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