Diplomacy 201: Diplomacy in the Digital Era

Product code: IA0222

Upcoming sessions

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27 March 2023


13:00 to 16:00 EST

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Delivery method

Delivery method


Virtual Classroom



9 hours




Other Government Department Employee


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

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

 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

Legacy course code: 00028320

Additional upcoming sessions

Date and Time Session code Location Language Status
27 March 2023 13:00 to 16:00 EST IA0222-FR-2022-001 Virtual French Full More Info
Date modified: 2022-07-11