Ambassador Navdeep Suri explains why its ever-more important for diplomats and governments to be present and active on social media, as terrorist organisations such as the Islamic State use the digital media to disseminate their propaganda.
Diplomats and world leaders across the world are increasing their presence on social media platforms—more than 68% of world leaders are now on social media. However, the private nature and protocol of diplomacy means there are certain constraints that diplomats face. Ambassador Navdeep Suri outlines what some of these constraints are and how they may inhibit diplomats from using public platforms to speak freely
Digital tools can be used by governments and diplomats to help mitigate crises.. Ambassador Navdeep Suri explains how India used social media to evacuate Indian citizens during the Libyan civil war in 2011.
This interview discusses the use of social media and digital platforms for diplomacy