The Challenge of Virtual Diplomacy

to appear in United States Institute of Peace

Gordon Smith

Published: December 1997

Keywords: information, technology, technologies, virtual, business, diplomacy, negotiation, revolution, communications, knowledge, economy, Canadian, Technology and Capacity Development, Bilateral Relations


Information technologies are transforming diplomacy in many of the same ways that they are transforming societies. Information technologies are changing not only on how we do business, but on what our business is. This change to our business is broadly based, irreversible and beyond our control.

Disciplines: Science and Technology