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[The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington, DC is looking for a... Polish Embassy image from The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington, DC is looking for a Press, Media and Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Specialist Position: Press, Media and Public Diplomacy Specialist Type of employment: Full-time employment for 1 year on a local contract with possibility of multiple extensions Starting date: September 1, 2019 Location: Embassy of Poland, 2640 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009 Deadline for applications: May 31, 2019 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Responsibilities: You will take on the full-time position of Press, Media and Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Specialist, as part of the Embassy’s Culture, Science and Media team. You will work directly with the Embassy’s Press Counselor in all areas of public relations, media relations, public diplomacy, digital diplomacy, and event management. You will play an integral role in driving the Embassy’s proactive public ..

Call for Nominations: Fulbright Association Board of Directors uncaptioned image from entry Nominations are now being accepted for the Fulbright Association 2020 Board of Directors. You may nominate yourself or another person. Having received a Fulbright is desired but not required for nominees.Consideration by the Governance and Nominating (GN) Committee in proposing new members to the Board of Directors will include:Needs of the Board in view of its prospective work,Representation of the disciplines reflected in the Fulbright program,Ethnic diversity,Gender diversity,Geographic diversity,Age diversity, andInstitutional and financial leadership experience.Directors:Serve a three-year term starting January 1, 2020,Must be members of the Association,Must have significant prior board experience,Must contribute annual dues minimum of $1500,Must attend at least 2 of 3 board meetings/retreats annually at their own expense. (Phone conference is offered but attendance in person is required for at least one meeting.)Are required to serve as ..

Upcoming Events: What Role for Canada on the Global Stage?

What Role for Canada on the Global Stage?Tuesday May 14, 20198:00am - 6:00pm Chateau Laurier Ottawa, OntarioMORE INFONew Perspectives on Shared Security: NATO's Next 70 YearsIn conjunction with NATO’s Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] DivisionMonday June 10, 20199:00am - 5:00pm Rideau Club Ottawa, OntarioMORE INFO

Applications for U.S. Mission India Public Diplomacy Grants Program Applications Invited for U.S. Mission India Public Diplomacy Grants ProgramOrganization: U.S. EmbassyApply By: 23 May 2019 Grant Amount: 20000 USD Grant title: Applications for U.S. Mission India Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Grants Program Deadline: 23rd June 2019 For the purposes of determining if an award is submitted on time, we will utilize the time-stamp provided by This deadline is firm and is not a rolling deadline. If organizations fail to meet the deadline noted above their application will be considered ineligible and will not be considered for funding. Background: The U.S. Embassy New Delhi believes that investing in the skills development of Indian youth leaders not only helps to strengthen the talent pool within the country to address pressing socio-economic issues but also builds effective future partners for endeavors advancing U.S./India strategic interests. In order to be maximally effective thought leaders, change-makers, and partners to the U..

Ronald S. Lauder Fellowship; original article contains links. Become a fellow The Ronald S. Lauder Fellowship Program is an international network of top Jewish student leaders seeking to represent and advocate on behalf of the global Jewish community on campus. Ronald S. Lauder Fellows are driven, with interest in the field of public diplomacy, politics, communications, and other relevant fields. Lauder Fellows will receive leadership training, priority access to high-level speakers within WJC’s global network, access to insider events at the United Nations and other international bodies, internship opportunities, and other World Jewish Congress resources. Learn about Ambassador Lauder and his work here. Requirements Current enrollment in an institution of higher education Demonstrated leadership capacity A letter of recommendation Your CV & cover letter A 1-year commitment, with the option for extension Have any questions? Contact Yoni Hammerman at APPLY

Eritreans abroad conduct various public diplomacy activities

Asmara, 09 May 2019 - Eritrean nationals residing in Germany, the USA and Italy conducted various public diplomacy [JB emphasis] activities. According to report, the National Committee in Germany on 4 May organized a seminar to national organizations in various cities of Germany including Stuttgart and its environs, Ulm, Nuremberg and others. At the seminar briefing was given on the structure and mission of the National Committee in Germany, as well as on the principles, regulation, short and long term objective and programs. Speaking at the seminar, Dr. Ablelom Tesfay, chairman of the national committee stated that effort is being exerted to establish strong, coherent and sustainable Eritrean community in Germany. In related news, seminar was organized to nationals residing in Mannheim, Germany, on the objective situation in the homeland and the region. The head of Public and Community Affairs, Mr. Kahsai Tewelde gave extensive briefing on the opportunities and challenges that the pre..

Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist image from DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY U.S. Army Element SHAPE NATO Support and Procurement Agency Duties [Excerpt:]SummaryOverviewOpen & closing dates 05/08/2019 to 05/14/2019 Service Competitive Pay scale & grade GS 14 Salary $90,621 to $117,810 per year Appointment type Permanent Work schedule Full-Time Location 1 vacancy in the following location: Capellen, Luxembourg ... Duties Summary About the Position: This announcement is for a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) International position with the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA). Resumes are not accepted. Please refer to the 'How to Apply' and 'Required Document' sections of this announcement for instructions. ... Responsibilities The incumbent is responsible to the Chief of Staff for establishing the strategic direction of all NSPA internal and external communications in close coordination with senior leadership. In setting this strategic direction, he/she must be able to conceptualise..

Women Can Bring Peace to Nagorno-Karabakh

Anna Ohanyan,, May 8, 2019; original article contains links. Image from article: A woman gestures as Armenian special police forces block a street during an opposition rally in central Yerevan on April 16, 2018. Serzh Sarkisian, AFP/Getty images After decades of strife, leaders in Armenia and Azerbaijan in January announced in a joint statement that they are ready to “prepare the populations for peace.” The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Minsk Group—the troika charged with mediating the conflict between the two over the Nagorno-Karabakh region—endures as one of the few remaining examples of U.S.-Russian cooperation. And in Armenia, a tiny, progressive opposition party recently rode a peaceful wave of popular discontent to a sweeping parliamentary victory last October. Outside elite policy circles, though, Armenian and Azerbaijani societies remain as far apart as ever. In fact, they are diverging rapidly along ideological, cultural, and generationa..

Public Schedule: May 9, 2019 – US Department of State

***THE DAILY PUBLIC SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE***DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE MAY 9, 2019image from Excerpt:ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS MARIE ROYCE11:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Royce meets with Ambassador of Monaco to the United States Maguy Maccario Doyle, in Washington, D.C. (MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)7:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Royce delivers remarks for the celebration of the “Save Venice” cultural initiative, at the Italian Ambassador’s residence, in Washington, D.C. (MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

The Impact of “Operation Protective Edge” on Israel’s Sport Diplomacy Views: 150Title: The Impact of “Operation Protective Edge” on Israel’s Sport DiplomacyAuthor(s): Yoav Dubinsky, Lars DzikusPublisher: Common Ground Research NetworksCollection: Common Ground Research NetworksSeries: Sport & SocietyJournal Title: The International Journal of Sport and SocietyKeywords: Israel, Sports, PoliticsVolume: 10Issue: 1Year: 2018ISSN: 2152-7857 (Print)ISSN: 2152-7865 (Online)DOI: Dubinsky, Yoav, and Lars Dzikus. 2018. "The Impact of “Operation Protective Edge” on Israel’s Sport Diplomacy." The International Journal of Sport and Society10 (1): 21-37. doi:10.18848/2152-7857/CGP/v10i01/21-37.Extent: 17 pages Abstract “Operation Protective Edge,” the round of violence between Israel and the Hamas in Gaza during the summer of 2014, had a negative impact on almost every sphere of life in Israel, including sports. Leagues were postponed, Israeli national teams and sports clubs had to host their ..