The attack on Knin, 23 years ago, in the dawn of 4 August 1995, marked the beginning of the long prepared exodus of Serbs from Krajina. In the military-police operation of the Croatian “Storm” units, systematic crimes were committed against civilian population of Serb ethnicity and their property. In few days, around 250,000 people wereREAD MORE
The Ambassadors Conference, organized annually by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2008, will be held this year on Aug. 3-9 in Ankara and Samsun with the participation of Turkish ambassadors serving at home and abroad. The 11th Ambassadors Conference will convene under the theme of “Robust Diplomacy: Active on the Ground and at theREAD MORE
The purpose of this blog is to give a new impulse to the discussion on the role of private business in today’s public diplomacy and to open the question on what exactly private public diplomacy means, and whether it should exist as a concept. If there is such a thing as private public diplomacy, what exactly does it imply? Can we simply describe it as the involvement of private businesses in the process of building and maintaining a country’s (city’s, region’s) image abroad, or in the process of advocating for an internationally important cause such as climate change or human rights?
When National Geographic Abu Dhabi in April posted a seemingly benign image of Nubian ibex climbing cliffs on its Facebook and Twitter accounts, its social media pages quickly blew up. The problem? A caption referred to the location as the “Judean Desert” and as “Ein Gedi,” which overlook the Dead Sea. The item caught theREAD MORE
In Serbia in the XIX century the attendants employed in the diplomatic service at home, that is, in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the diplomatic agents during their mission abroad, were obliged to wear official suits.READ MORE
The African Investment Forum’s new digital platform will connect project sponsors with investment opportunities in Africa, vastly improving the quality of project information and documentation. The Platform, as it is known, also provides an opportunity for Transaction Facilitators and Advisers to showcase their professional services to both Investors and Project Sponsors. Project Sponsors will beREAD MORE