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19th February 2024 Skopje, North Macedonia

Angelina Stanojoska

Associate Professor , PhD Faculty of Law, University “St. Kliment Ohridski” – Bitola, North Macedonia

There are no borders in knowledge, those are just contours of new horizons and possibilities

Being part of the educational process in each country requires a person to have a set of different skills among which being a leader and influencing community changes through policy-making and future generations. Working as a professor means being a researcher at the same time, and those two areas are the ones that complement one […]

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15th February 2017 Colombo, Sri Lanka

Laura Davies » Deputy High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and the Maldives

by Laura Davies

Former Deputy High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and the Maldives

Staying safe in cyberspace

The UK and Sri Lanka are both island nations.  This doesn’t mean much, however, when it comes to cyber security. Earlier today, I addressed a group of nearly 50 Chief Information Officers and IT Directors from across the Sri Lankan civil service.  This was as part of a project the UK is funding with our […]

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1st March 2013 Washington DC, USA

by Peter Westmacott

Former Ambassador to the United States of America

Science that helps keep us safe

On Wednesday evening we gave a reception at the British Embassy for scientists, soldiers and senior government officials from the US and the UK. The event was organised around a workshop presided by Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman of King’s College, London and Professor Eli Berman of UC San Diego, with the support of Research Councils […]

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27th October 2011

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by Leigh Turner

Ambassador to Austria and UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Vienna

Cyberpunks click here

No-one saw the Internet coming.  Now it’s changing the world; the language we speak; and how we live. I recently hosted a lunch for Ukrainian bloggers, who noted how cyberspace had created unprecedented opportunities for people to, amongst other things, share news and views and influence politics.  But the Internet has also brought big challenges, […]

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21st October 2011

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by Nigel Baker

Ambassador to the Holy See (2011-2016)

Talking about Cyberspace

It sounds like something from science fiction. But in fact it is with us as we live and breathe. And next month, 1 and 2 November, the Foreign Office will host a conference on cyberspace in London – the opportunities for social good, increased democratic engagement and prosperity it represents, along with its dark side, […]

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