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Dear Colleagues,Please join us for our upcoming February 5th event, “The Power of Sport and Diplomacy” at New York University. Online program and registration are here.We've also added to Roundtable 1 “The Power of Communications in Global Sport” Chris Dial, President of The Basketball Embassy, and Allen Hershkowitz, Founding President of Sport & Sustainability International, who will provide the keynote on “Sport in the Service of Humanity: Do More.”NYU is honoring alumni and student rates for any university alumni or students via codes NYUPOSDALUMNI and NYUPOSDSTUDENT.
THE POWER OF SPORT
AND DIPLOMACYTuesday, February 5, 2019
8:30 a.m. – NoonNYU Kimmel Center for University Life,
60 Washington Square South • Eisner and Lubin Auditorium
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General Admission: $149 • NYU Alumni: $75 • Students: $25
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Libi b’mizrach aval ani b’sof ma’arav. My heart is in the East, but I am at the edge of West.
That line, written hundreds of years ago, is a common sentiment among Israeli Americans like me. Though we physically live in the United States, our hearts, minds and souls are always in Israel. I’ve heard many friends liken that saying to a sense of lost identity, but for me, it’s exactly the opposite. Being an Israeli American and a Jewish American, I feel like I’m part of this amazing global Jewish community, from Berkeley to Jerusalem, connecting me with a network of Jewish thinkers, builders and doers.
And thanks to a Masa Israel Journey program, I’m growing that network by living and working in Israel this year as part of their Israel Government Fellows Program.
Returning to Israel felt like bringing my family’s history full circle. My parents came to Israel in 1991, fleeing persecution in the for..
Over 4,500 twitter followers, a blogging Ambassador, a gallery online telling UK-Holy See relations in pictures. These are part of the digital of the footprints of our small Embassy (five of us in total): the oldest UK diplomatic representation abroad, @UKinHolySee to name it in tune with the times. Digital media have become an essential
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Foreign Ministry strategy
Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana and Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha recently dealt with their strategy at a certificate awarding ceremony on January 11, 2019 of the two-week long Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] and Media Relations training programme, organized by the Ministry for its officials in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI). According to the ministry the project was meant to enhance public diplomacy and media relations skill of the officers of the 2018 intake of the Sri Lanka Foreign Service and some of mid-level officers serving in the Ministry.
Last week, we discussed Marapana’s address at the certificate awarding ceremony.
The ministry, in a statement issued two days after the certificate awarding ceremony quoted Foreign Secretary Aryasinha as having said: “…the Ministry of For..
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UK Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament
Part of Conference on Disarmament
10th January 2020 Geneva, Switzerland
Disarmament blog: disarmament in 2020 2020 is going to be a hugely important year for multilateral disarmament in Geneva.
The biggest event of the year, of course, is the Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, which takes place in New York over April and May. The RevCon’s job is to look back over the last five years and “identify the areas in which, and the means through which, further progress should be sought in the future,” as well as addressing the strengthen the implementation of the Treaty and further its universalisation. That task takes on extra significance this year, the 50th anniversary of the Treaty’s entry into force, and the 25th of its indefinite extension.
No-one doubts that this RevCon takes place in an extremely difficult context; expectations for success are low. But the U..