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The positive changes 2020 brought to Lithuania’s digital diplomacy

2021-02-05T11:33:52+00:00

Written by: Mykolas Mazolevskis Chief Officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania Communication and Cultural Diplomacy Department Public Information Division, who is responsible for MFA’s digital communication on different social media platforms.   At the beginning of 2021, when we talk about the year 2020, when we even (dare to) remember the year that passed not so long ago we tend to think about it in a bad way. Well apparently most of us do. We watch video reviews about how the year was the worst in a century or spend an evening sitting on a [...]

The positive changes 2020 brought to Lithuania’s digital diplomacy2021-02-05T11:33:52+00:00

Censorship, necessity or a matter of sovereign choices. What is happening with social media in 2021?

2021-03-09T10:02:57+00:00

Author: Alex Roitman Moldovan career diplomat, founding member of the European Digital Diplomacy Board The year 2021 started with the implementation of the Brexit Deal—video cameras were installed in the busy Port of Dover, a border crossing between the UK and France, recording hundreds of trucks passing through the Eurotunnel, customs and borders, under new rules. The EU as an organization and its member states are still trying to acknowledge the new looming reality. This situation was once difficult to imagine, yet we witnessed the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, bearing all of its political, social [...]

Censorship, necessity or a matter of sovereign choices. What is happening with social media in 2021?2021-03-09T10:02:57+00:00

A disconnect in the age of digital

2021-01-04T11:24:35+00:00

Authors: Matthew Jacobs Digital Coordinator, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, U.S. Department of State Ingrid Omahna Project Coordinator, Centre for European Perspective This article was originally published as part of the 2018 edition of Bled Strategic Times, the official gazzette of the Bled Strategic Forum (BSF) international conference.  Just as the advent of the printing press precipitated a vast rise in global literacy and interconnectivity over five hundred years ago, the development and proliferation of modern digital communication technologies has revolutionized the way individuals across the globe are creating, transmitting, receiving, and internalizing information. The emergence of inexpensive and [...]

A disconnect in the age of digital2021-01-04T11:24:35+00:00
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