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The Global Ties Summer of Public Diplomacy series seeks to inform and advance understanding of the role of citizens in shaping international affairs. From July 17-18, this two-day series of events will help current and emerging public diplomacy leaders connect on global issues and advance U.S. civic engagement locally, nationally, and internationally.
Through tailored workshops, panel discussions, and social networking, the Summer of Public Diplomacy will convene a broad range of Americans who are increasingly leading U.S. public diplomacy efforts at home and abroad. This includes cultivating business and educational partnerships, hosting international visitors, and advocating for America's continued leadership on the global stage at the grassroots level.
Empowered citizens are key to building a globally literate workforce. Whether you are a young or mid-career professional, join us this summer as we explore ways to connect, lead, and mobilize a global network of..
Diaspora diplomacy or the use of overseas expatriates and populations in the pursuit of diplomatic agendas is of long-standing, but possibly understudied. It has come up frequently when I have been teaching students in the Diplomatic Academy in Yerevan. The Armenian diasporas are an important part of Armenia’s diplomacy. It is undoubtedly true that diasporasRead more
Image (not from entry) from, under the headline, “U.S. Embassy Slams Door on Student Workers,” The Moscow Times, Jan 29, 2019
January 29, 2019Closing Date:
July 15, 2019Award Ceiling:
$75,000Funding Instrument Type:
U.S. Embassy Moscow Public Affairs Section FY 2019 Annual Program Statement (APS) Large GrantsView original postingDescriptionThe U.S. Embassy Moscow Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce funding is available through its Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Grants Program. This Annual Program Statement outlines our funding priorities, strategic themes, and the procedure for submitting requests for funding. Applications for programs are accepted on a rolling basis until the deadline (July 15, 2019). This deadline is necessary to provide sufficient time to process and award programs before the end of our fiscal year on September 30, 2019. Purpose of La..
Finding that program funded by USAid could be damaging to groups working to increase access to technology, say analysts Students gather behind a business looking for a Internet signal for their smart phones in Havana. Photograph: Ramon Espinosa/AP The revelation that a US government-funded program set up a cellphone-based social network in Cuba is likelyRead more
Skip to content Frosina Antonovska
Guest blogger for UK in North Macedonia
Part of Chevening Conversations UK in North Macedonia
28th November 2019 Skopje, North Macedonia
Greening Western Balkans’ Environmental Behaviour When it comes to tackling any of the environmental threats that humanity is faced with today, the first key challenge is to raise the awareness of the problem and the need for change of behaviour. This is a worldwide quest, and definitely not unique to the Western Balkan region. However, it is evident that Western Balkan countries are lagging behind in this process, and that they have many common issues to overcome.
That is why we decided that the focus of the annual Macedonian Chevening Alumni Association (MCAA) conference this year should be exactly “Greening Western Balkan’s environmental behaviour”. We tried to tackle the key environmental awareness raising drivers from all relevant perspectives, beginning with the classical approach, and closi..Read more