On 5 March 2013 Venezuela’s President Hugo Chávez passed away after a long struggle with cancer. Political leaders, notably from Latin America expressed their condolences on Twitter which we captured in a Storify summary embedded below.[&amp;lt;a href=”//storify.com/Twiplomacy/latin-amercian-leaders-mourn-the-passing-of-hugo-c” target=”_blank”&amp;gt;View the story “Leaders mourn the passing […]
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Pope Benedict XVI had barely left the Vatican for his temporary residence at Castel Gandolfo on February 28 when, as is tradition, his private apartments were sealed and his Twitter account @Pontifex deactivated. The account was renamed to “Sede Vacante” (vacant seat), the […]
On 11 February 2013 Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation from the Papacy. The surprise move was widely commented by heads of state and government on Twitter which we have collected in a Storify summary embedded below. [&amp;lt;a href=”//storify.com/Twiplomacy/world-leaders-react-to-papal-resignation” target=”_blank”&amp;gt;View the story […]
Every year 2,600 world leaders, business leaders, politicians and representatives of civil society gather in the Swiss ski resort of Davos for the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum. A third of all the Davos participants are on Twitter […]
A collection of world leaders’ New Year’s, Christmas and Holiday greetings 2012. Happy New Year, Happy Holidays. [&amp;lt;a href=”//storify.com/Twiplomacy/world-leaders-season-s-greetings” target=”_blank”&amp;gt;View the story “Season’s Greetings worldwide” on Storify&amp;lt;/a&amp;gt;]