Category: Public diplomacy

“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...

Palestinian Diplomats Get Up to Speed on Digital Communication Skills

Foreign service officials must master the art and science of digital and public diplomacy if they’re to be effective abroad, but equally if they’re on home turf dealing with media, diplomats and foreign visitors. This is doubly important for Palestinian diplomats who face tremendous odds representing a homeland under occupation in a truncated landmass and whose...

British PR firm Bell Pottinger apologizes for South Africa campaign

The British public relations firm Bell Pottinger is having to salvage its own reputation over its work for a South African company owned by a family of controversial businessmen. Leaked emails reportedly show that the firm suggested its client, a company owned by the wealthy Gupta family, doctored its Wikipedia page to present itself in a...

Do you have questions for the Italian Ambassador to the US?…

On May 1, 2009, the White House becomes the first official Twitter account of a sitting President. It was followed shortly after by the Rwandan President Paul Kagame (May 15, 2009) and the South African Presidency (May 18, 2009): Welcome to the official Twitter page for the White House! — The White House (@WhiteHouse) May 1,...