Developing virtual diplomacy


Developing "Virtual Diplomacy" involves an effort to explore how the information revolution is transforming the world. The objective is to conduct assessment beyond the issue of the effects of new information technologies on organizations and the way they do business to an exploration of the significance of these developments have for managing international conflict. The objective is to assess how the global information revolution is creating new possibilities for preventing, managing, and resolving international conflict.


Governments have been sluggish, relative to the private sector, in adopting the advanced technologies of information processing and communications for diplomacy work.

Type Classification:
F: Exceptional strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal