Tag: Digital by default

2nd October 2014 London, UK

Digital Week at the FCO

Last week, the FCO held its first ever Digital Week: a concentrated effort to show our staff how digital tools and technologies can transform our policy-making, service delivery and communications. We organised a busy programme of talks, masterclasses, digital clinics and competitions, delivered both in our London HQ and around our global network. So what […]

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20th March 2013 Washington DC, USA

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by James Barbour

Press Secretary and Head of Communications

SXSW diplomacy

Over the past year or so a lively community of ‘digital diplomats’ has developed in both Washington and New York, with ‘digital diplomats’ meeting on a monthly basis to share ideas and talk about their latest innovations. Social Media Week this year featured, in both cities, workshops and panels looking specifically at how governments can […]

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11th December 2012 London, UK

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by Alison Daniels

Digital Transformation Leader at UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Moving to GOV.UK

On Thursday, the Foreign Office will become one of several more ‘trailblazing’ Government Departments moving part of its publishing operation onto the new single government website GOV.UK. We will start by publishing our news, speeches, policies and corporate information on Inside Government. And by March 2013 we’ll be moving our travel advice,other consular information and […]

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