Consulate General of Canada, Seattle, Seattle, Washington; JB – for application procedures refer to the original document
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Section: Foreign Policy and Diplomacy Services (Political, Economic and Public Affairs)
Location: Consulate General of Canada – Seattle, WashingtonPosition Number: EXT-320114Level: LE – 09Starting salary: $100,893 USD plus benefitsTenure: IndeterminateCompetition No: SEATL_2019_05Date Posted: April 26, 2019Closing Date: May 12, 2019The Consulate General of Canada in Seattle seeks an energetic, detail-oriented and reliable team player with a strong interest in international affairs, advocacy and global commerce to promote, advance, and strengthen Canada-U.S. bilateral political, economic and security interests within its 4-state territory (Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska). Our employees benefit from working in a leading-edge foreign, trade and development ministry that is both innovative and accountable. The Consulate General is seeki..
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#Internship The Dutch embassy in Brasilia is offering an internship to a Dutch student (studying at a Dutch university), to strengthen the team that is dealing with Political affairs, Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] and Culture (PPC). Starting in August 2019 for a period of six months. Deadline for application is May 22nd, midnight (CET) at the latest. For more information, please visit https://lnkd.in/dcxrvHA
Shamindra Ferdinando, island.lk
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Foreign Ministry strategy
Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana and Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha recently dealt with their strategy at a certificate awarding ceremony on January 11, 2019 of the two-week long Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] and Media Relations training programme, organized by the Ministry for its officials in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI). According to the ministry the project was meant to enhance public diplomacy and media relations skill of the officers of the 2018 intake of the Sri Lanka Foreign Service and some of mid-level officers serving in the Ministry.
Last week, we discussed Marapana’s address at the certificate awarding ceremony.
The ministry, in a statement issued two days after the certificate awarding ceremony quoted Foreign Secretary Aryasinha as having said: “…the Ministry of For..
Joe B. Johnson, Public Diplomacy Council, April 15, 2019; JB note: More recent articles pertaining to Public Diplomacy can be found on the Public Diplomacy Council blog
Last week offered two glimpses of U.S. public diplomacy’s [JB emphasis] gradual evolution.The State Department received confirmation that a merger between two of its three public diplomacy bureaus will move ahead. International Information Programs and the Public Affairs bureau will become the Bureau of Global Public Affairs.A less visible but deeper change went public Thursday, courtesy of the Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy. The congressionally mandated body called leaders from the Office of the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs to discuss the “modernization of public diplomacy.”Chairman Sim Farar, Commissioner Anne Terman Wedner and about 100 audience members heard four staffers from the office – called “Ripper” after its acronym R/PPR — describe three initiatives that may be transformat..
Andreas Sandre, medium.com
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It is that time of the year to compile “best of” lists and make an assessment on where we are and where we’re heading.
Year after year, the world of digital diplomacy evolves and adapts quite fast. New trends form, best practices are set, and new actors emerge. However, content and behaviors of world leaders, governments, and political figures tend to overwhelm the news cycle and timelines obfuscate a bit what happens on the policy side of digital diplomacy.
In 2018, social media is still the most visible side of digital diplomacy — a fact that is reflected in this very 2018 in review list: a lot has been said about the use of Twitter by U.S. president Donald Trump; about occasional viral content on social media platforms; live videos and selfies; and new best practices and inspiring moments. This list only mentions a few examples.
But foreign policy, not just public diplomacy [JB emphasis] and diplomat..