Category: Public diplomacy

100 Things to do in France

The country of France is literally filled with medieval cities, alpine villages, and glorious beaches. Vineyards and wines make it world famous, as do the many classical museums and monuments. Ancient caves with prehistoric drawings, theatres and palaces, art galleries and eclectic villages – there is something for everyone in this amazing country! 1. The Eiffel...

Melania Trump visits pandas at Beijing zoo

The US first lady spent time with a couple of China’s most prominent diplomats on her last day in Beijing, the pandas Meng’er and Gu Gu. She was greeted by a group of schoolchildren waving miniature Chinese and American flags and handed out stuffed toy bald eagles to them. Melania Trump engages in panda diplomacy at...

“GASTRONOMIC DIPLOMACY” IN PERU

<img ” title=”” src=”http://alimentation-generale.fr/alim/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/img-3.jpg” alt=”” style=”display:none”/> BY MATHILDE GOANEC  / Original Article  Published original in FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH 2014 Voted the “best gastronomic destination in the world” in 2012 by the World Travel Awards, Peru has definitely been playing the gastro-diplomatic game. Raul Matt, a Peruvian sociologist and post-doctorate researcher at the IRD, deciphered this concept for us in...

American public diplomacy is our country’s best foreign policy tool

At a time when disinformation and fake news corrupt communication channels, delivering the truthful and authentic American message is needed now more than ever. American public diplomacy, our nation’s outreach to peoples around the world, is the prime channel for communicating this message. It is essential to this country’s national security and should be vigorously championed...

The World Watches Another Trumpster Fire Week #WhatNowPublicDiplomacy?

Last June, USC’s Center on Public Diplomacy did a piece on Islamophobia & U.S. Public Diplomacy in the Trump Era. In another post on re-thinking social engagement, CPD writes that “in the age of Trump though, global organizations, especially those with American origins, must do all they can now to shore up their reputational capital and strengthen bonds...