Diplomacy and Digital Policy - ARCHIVED

Product code: IA0222


Delivery method

Delivery method


Virtual Classroom



9 hours






This course has been archived as of August 28, 2023.

This course is for learners wanting to deepen their understanding of how diplomacy in the digital era has evolved by examining the ways in which governments are using the Internet and emerging technologies to gather information, share ideas and build national identities on the domestic and international stage.

The course will also map out how technology impacts human rights, trade and security dimensions of diplomacy while drawing on the power dynamics in foreign policy that play out through technology.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • define public diplomacy and digital diplomacy, and explain the importance of sharing public diplomacy digital content in innovative ways
  • use various social media platforms for public diplomacy
  • identify the opportunities and challenges of AI technologies for public diplomacy
  • conceptualize how online actors can carry out misinformation campaigns

Notes: This course is available to other government department employees on a cost-recovery basis.

For more information, please contact Learning-Apprentissage@international.gc.ca

Legacy course code: 00028320

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Date modified: 2022-07-11