McKay Interview: Jovan Kurbalija, Director DiploFoundation, Head of Geneva Internet Platform
Michael McKay speaks with Professor Jovan Kurbalija. He is prominent in many important circles in Geneva, in Switzerland and internationally. He is the Founding Director of DiploFoundation and the Head of the Geneva Internet Platform.
Professor Kurbalija is a former diplomat, and has a professional and academic background in international law, diplomacy, and information technology. He has been a pioneer in the field of cyber diplomacy since 1992, when he established the Unit for Information Technology and Diplomacy at the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies in Malta.
And apart from his day job in Geneva as Head of the DiploFoundation, the Geneva Internet Platform , he lectures on e-diplomacy and Internet governance in academic and training institutions in many countries, including Austria (Diplomatic Academy of Vienna), Belgium (College of Europe), Switzerland (University of St. Gallen), Malta (University of Malta) and the United States (University of Southern California).