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Nominations are now being accepted for the Fulbright Association 2020 Board of Directors. You may nominate yourself or another person. Having received a Fulbright is desired but not required for nominees.Consideration by the Governance and Nominating (GN) Committee in proposing new members to the Board of Directors will include:Needs of the Board in view of its prospective work,Representation of the disciplines reflected in the Fulbright program,Ethnic diversity,Gender diversity,Geographic diversity,Age diversity, andInstitutional and financial leadership experience.Directors:Serve a three-year term starting January 1, 2020,Must be members of the Association,Must have significant prior board experience,Must contribute annual dues minimum of $1500,Must attend at least 2 of 3 board meetings/retreats annually at their own expense. (Phone conference is offered but attendance in person is required for at least one meeting.)Are required to serve as ..
Mexican Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan gives an address in Little Rock, Arkansas Luncheon to celebrate the bicentennial of the Mexican Independence Wars and the centennial of the Mexican Revolution in 2010. Credit: You could call Arturo Sarukhan a “pioneer of digital diplomacy” — it’s even in his Twitter bio. That’s because the former Mexican ambassador toRead more
Ambassador to the United Kingdom Antonio M. Lagdameo welcomes representatives of various Philippine and British higher education institutions at the Philippine Embassy in London Hangouts on 22 January 2019. (Stacy Garcia photo)
LONDON 08 February 2019 — “Education is a critical instrument in opening eyes, minds, and hearts. It is a bridge that has connected and will continue to connect both the Philippines and the United Kingdom in the years to come,” said Ambassador to the United Kingdom Antonio M. Lagdameo as he welcomed more than a hundred representatives from Philippine and British higher education institutions to the first Philippine Embassy in London Hangouts of 2019 on 22 January 2019.
The year’s first Hangout aims to spark collaborations and uncover opportunities in education to increase Philippine and British student mobility, facilitate institutional linkages, and to promote stronger partnerships among Philippine and British universities.
In his speech, Ambassador..
Israel has one of the most active Digital Diplomacy units in the world. In a recent survey I conducted of 86 countries spanning the globe, Israel’s MFA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) was found to be the tenth most active MFA on twitter. It was also the fifth most popular MFA in the sample. YoramRead more
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Daily Leadership, one of the most influential Nigerian dailies on Sunday mentioned Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as one of the world leaders with humble lifestyles, reports UNB.
The daily carried a feature story in its “Unreported” section only on five world leaders titled “World Leaders With Humble Lifestyles,” said Bangladesh High Commissioner to Nigeria M Shameem Ahsan.
It specially mentioned about her modest monthly salary (US$ 800 equivalent to Nigerian Naira 288000) while referring to Forbes’s list of the “World’s Hundred Most Powerful Women” in which Prime Minister was ranked at 59, he said. “Two of the most outstanding achievements of Sheikh Hasina are her leadership roles and success behind the trials of Bangabandhu killers and the persons who committed crimes against humanity in 1971,” the prestigious daily pointedly mentioned. As a part of public diplomacy drive, the High Commissioner recently visited some media houses in Nigeria in rec..