The Hague Diplomacy Podcast aims at bringing the themes of the journal's research off the page, and onto the discussion table. Each episode will feature a guest who will share their insights and personal experience within their practice of or research on diplomacy. Available via SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts and Spotify!
‘Foreign policy’ may seem to the general public to be merely an official response to problems entering the nation from across the border. Yet the political reach of diplomacy has extended, and diplomats will have to find ways to engage more with home citizens, including those who feel sidelined and unrepresented, appear unreachable, who are unpredictable in their political loyalties, outright disillusioned or defiant. In this way, diplomatic practitioners have a role to fulfil at home, in that they can contribute to democratic renewal.
We welcome Paul Sharp as The Hague Journal of Diplomacy's first Honorary Editor.
We are welcoming nominations for the 2023 HJD Book Award ! The HJD Book Award is given to the author(s) of the book that best advances the theoretical and/or empirical study of diplomacy.
We are excited to announce the winner of this year's The Hague Journal of Diplomacy Article Award: Birgitta Niklasson's article on "The Gendered Networking of Diplomats", which was published in the HJD special issue on foreign ministries in 2020.
When former Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström announced in 2014 that Sweden would become the first state to implement a feminist approach to its foreign policy, her idea was met with giggles.  But the concept quickly spread around the world. In May 2022, the Netherlands became the 10th state in the world that announced they were introducing a Feminist Foreign Policy, following Sweden, Canada, France, Luxembourg, Mexico, Spain, Libya, Germany, and Chile.
The Hague Journal of Diplomacy - quantified! In our infographic below, we summarize the past 17 years in numbers.
On 7 April 2022, we hosted the webinar "City Diplomacy: Framework or Patchwork?" together with the Center for Public Diplomacy.
Russia’s premeditated attack on Ukraine in February 2022 changed not only the security landscape of Europe. It also altered – at least for now – the structures of leadership and influence within the West.