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Good morning, this is Nicolas. Today, we’re learning about the University of Geneva’s pioneering role in the fascinating field of computational diplomacy.

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Nicolas Levrat, director of Global Studies Institute (GSI), is overseeing the launch of two new professorships in computational diplomacy at the University of Geneva. (Credit: Keystone/Salvatore Di Nolfi).

University of Geneva makes foray into computational diplomacy. The opening of two teaching positions – a collaboration between the Global Studies Institute (GSI) and the Faculty of Sciences – next year adds to a growing momentum for making Switzerland a centre for science diplomacy. The first project will create a computer programme processing documents from multilateral organisations, to give diplomats a sense of the state of work on a given topic.

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