Making the impossible possible: Why we need a new human rights diplomacy that’s fit for the 21st century

Politics as usual — or rather, the way we have been “doing politics” (and indeed policy in international relations) — has reached the end of its useful lifespan. That is, if ever it was useful — for more than just a small part of humanity — in the first place. In the Information Age, the lifespan of secrets has become radically shorter — information can…