Diplomacy and International Governance

Current research

The Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance adopts an interdisciplinary approach in its research areas. These areas deal with national and global issues and their relevance to diplomatic practice, international security, trade and finance and communication, such as:

  • The impact of information technology on diplomatic missions and other government departments
  • Emerging patterns of diplomacy, regional integration, conflict resolution and crisis management
  • The role of religion in international relations
  • Environmental diplomacy
  • The role of the media and NGOs in the formulation of foreign policy.
  • The role of governments and corporations in promoting business and trade
  • The impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on development
  • Terrorism and violent non-state actors
  • The Impact of the Media on Development
  • Economic Diplomacy
  • Diplomacy and Gender
  • Emerging patterns in international security
  • New paradigms in decision-making
  • Energy security
  • Humanitarian intervention and foreign policy
  • The responsibility to protect