Post by @DiplomacyKenya
Post by @DiplomacyKenya
It might seem somewhat ludicrous to dedicate a blog to the subject of Digital Diplomacy without first offering a definition of the term Digital Diplomacy. However, this is no simple task as there is currently no such definition. While foreign ministries throughout the world have been eager to adopt Digital Diplomacy, each ministry defines andRead more
The Kazakh public sector is a firm believer in the power of digital, including using Whatsapp as an internal comms tool and leveraging Twitter’s crisis prevention potential. By Silvia Cambié Staff at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Kazakh capital Astana have been using Whatsapp since 2012 to communicate with members of theirRead more
This book analyzes when and how Poland implemented public diplomacy [JB emphasis] . The author explains it as a form of external political communication of governments conducted in cooperation with non-state actors to position the country internationally. The Polish case illustrates how a mid-size country in Europe attempts to impact the public opinion formation abroad while implementing soft power tools. Since 2004, when Poland joined the EU, the country has used public diplomacy to inform the world about its achievements. Poland’s public diplomacy has been strongly oriented on Europe and shaped by geopolitics. It integrated transmission and network models of communication. The Polish model reflects the relevance of public diplomacy domestic dimension and the focus on foreign politics on memory.
«The book (…) is the first monograph analyzing contemporary Polish public diplomacy written in English, being at the same time a methodologically sound piece of research, based on ..
Nicole Einbinder, businessinsider.sg, May 4, 2019
Image from article, with caption: The United Nations Security Council meets at U.N. headquarters, April 23, 2019 in New York City. Member nations of the Security Council are considering a resolution concerning sexual violence in conflict, which would classify rape as a weapon of war. Drew Angerer/Getty Images
The United Nations Security Council removed language on sexual and reproductive health from a resolution about rape as a weapon of war, after the United States threatened to veto it. While the final resolution still signals progress in combating sexual violence, many in the Security Council expressed their alarm over the removal of such language.The US’ efforts to diminish language related to sexual health, which some in the administration link to abortion, align with broad-sweeping efforts by the administration to thwart words and actions related to sexual and reproductive health and gender rights. …“I think those who ..
This article is about intentionally fraudulent websites. For satirical websites, see News satire.
Further information: Fake newsFake news websites (also referred to as hoax news websites) are Internet websites that deliberately publish fake news—hoaxes, propaganda, and disinformation purporting to be real news—often using social media to drive web traffic and amplify their effect. Unlike news satire, fake news websites deliberately seek to be perceived as legitimate and taken at face value, often for financial or political gain. Such sites have promoted political falsehoods in Germany, Indonesia and the Philippines, Sweden, Myanmar, and the United States. Many sites originate in, or are promoted by, Russia,Macedonia, Romania, and some individuals in the United States.
Contents1Overview of coverage2Definition3Pre-Internet history4Prominent sources4.1Macedonia4.2Romania4.3Russia4.3.1Internet R..