In this episode of The #DigitalDiplomacy Podcast we talk to Matthias Erlandsen, journalist and PhD student of Communication Sciences at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and one of the editors of a recent book on digital public diplomacy [JB emphasis] in Latin America. In the interview, Matt talks about the findings in the book Read more
A woman getting a call from his son in Ghandruk in March 2017. She was still using same cell phone with text dominating system but color phone which was gifted, second handed, six years ago by his son when he got new one. She showed me the phone and said it was the same phone Read more
Combining the temptation of delicious lobster with the chance to win a coveted Apple Watch, the Canadian Embassy in Beijing turned to social media to promote the North American country’s premium-priced crustacean to potential Chinese buyers. Two lucky netizens who most closely guessed the number of Canadian lobsters sold on May 25 through Read more
- Public diplomacy
- 12th February 2019
Lessons learned from the Marshall Plan Read more
Amy Ebitz, brookings.edu; original article contains additional links as well as information on “related readings”
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Looked upon as one of our government’s greatest achievements, the European Recovery Plan post-World War II, which became the Marshall Plan, was central to the recovery of Europe and helped to rebuild the war-torn European continent and construct a stable foundation on which future allies could grow economically and structurally. Far from being a singular effort to stave off famine and chaos, the plan—and the billions in aid that accompanied it—“was the centerpiece of Harry Truman’s effort to contain communism abroad,” as Paul Light wrote in 2002. The events of World War II, combined with the after-effects and execution of the Marshall Plan, launched the United States into the role of single superpower. Democratic governance established under, among other things, the leadership of the U.S. military during ..
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YOUTH SPEAK SUMMIT 2018
November 30, 2018 News Desk
Youth Speak Summit will feature an exciting lineup of speakers from various fields and other activities. Pic: Youth Speak Summit 2018/ Facebook
Youth Speak Summit 2018, a collaborative initiative of the U.S. Consulate General, Chennai and NalandaWay Foundation, is a two-day conference that will bring together young people from various spheres in one platform to learn, share, and inspire change. The summit will take place December 1-2, 2018 at the Madras Management Association Centre, Anna Salai, Chennai.
The summit will comprise curated talks, panel discussions, workshops, contests, and art by some of the most inspiring minds in the country. The sessions will include talks by youth icons, discussions on issues, storytelling by young change-makers, clinics for counseling, panel discussions, human library, workshops, skill sharing sessions, and much more. Popular filmmaker Pa Ranjith will deliver the key note a..