Global Diplomacy Index

Welcome to the 2019 Lowy Institute Global Diplomacy Index. Covering 61 countries and territories, the Index offers a comprehensive comparison of the world’s most significant diplomatic networks across three years – 2016, 2017 and 2019. Explore the interactive website to visualise, compare and rank the diplomatic networks of all G20, OECD and Asian countries by city, country and post type.

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