Mariami Khatiashvili, uscpublicdiplomacy.org, Apr 18, 2019
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Mutual understanding is essential for building trust in public diplomacy [JB emphasis]. In most cases, shared elements might include values and ideas. In some cases, similar geographic names can have a significant role in establishing mutual trust and understanding. This was successfully incorporated in U.S. public diplomacy in the 1980s to connect people from Atlanta, Georgia and Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, through citizen exchanges.The existence of two Georgias in the world—the state in the United States of America and the country in Europe—can be puzzling. Though the same name refers to distinct geographic places, this duplication was used to build bridges between the peoples from these two places during the Cold War.In the 1980s, people from two Georgias were connected through two-way citizen exchanges operated by the Atlanta-based organization Friendship Force International. Americans from Atlanta, Geo..
GOV.UK is 2 years and 1 billion visits old today. So we’re celebrating. But it’s worth remembering that we couldn’t have got this far without a great deal of support from others. On 17 October 2012, GOV.UK became the official website of the UK government, taking over from Directgov and Business Link, both of whichRead more
Wajid Ali Syed, thenews.com.pk
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WASHINGTON/ISLAMABAD: The US employed unconventional channels along with its public diplomacy [JB emphasis] to help de-escalate recent tensions between India and Pakistan.
“Sometimes we do public diplomacy and sometimes there's a time for private diplomacy, and there's a lot of private diplomacy that's going on right now,” the State Department's Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino said yesterday.
Pakistan and India came eye to eye during a recent military engagement when Indian Air Force violated Pakistan's air space and carried out a 'surgical strike.' In response Pakistan shot down two Indian aircrafts, and captured a fighter pilot who was later released and handed back to Delhi as a peace gesture.
During the week of heightened tensions between the two nuclear armed countries, the US maintained a high level contact with the government of both countries. The Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ..
Unique ID:27849Syllabus:Room:SRH 3.312Days:MonTime:9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Graduate standing. Additional prerequisites may vary with the topic.
Critical examination of conflicts and trends in information policy in private organizations and in federal, state, and international public-sector organizations.
Three lecture hours a week for one semester.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.Instructor: Alan Kessler
Cross-listing of P A 388K, offered by the LBJ School of Public Affairs.
Topic description from Public Affairs:
This seminar will examine the history and modern practice of strategic communications, focusing on how government agencies use information campaigns to shape foreign perceptions of national security issues. Through selected readings, lectures, class discussions, and research, participants will examine how the U.S. government and, to a lesser extent, foreign governments develop and implement information campaigns to support strategic commu..
The Joe Walsh Program – December 31, 2018
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Joe breaks down the latest news on Mueller, Cohen, and Manafort. Then, Joe pivots to the state of Illinois and asks listeners if they believe there is any hope left for the Illinois Republican party. Plus, Joe is joined by Moran Birman, Consul of Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] from the Consulate of Israel in Chicago to talk about Hezbollah and the UN! …