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I was delighted to join my ASEAN counterparts at an ASEAN-Australia Summit this morning.
Australia has committed to a Southeast Asia Economic Governance and Infrastructure Initiative that will help unlock our region’s next phase of economic growth. Through this initiative, Australia will provide countries with technical advice to support economic growth, such as taxation and competition policy and debt management. It will also support infrastructure project selection and preparation and help governments to mobilise finance. This investment will provide ASEAN countries with access to public and private-sector specialists and support regional dialogue on economic and infrastructure issues.
A new five-year phase of the Greater Mekong Water Resources Program will support more equitable, transparent and effective water resource management. This investment will help make available Australia’s internationally recognised expertise on an issue at ..
Then there’s this, of course, which shows a willingness to assign blame because it was convenient and easy. This was also the week when #miltaryintervention was briefly trending on Twitter. It looks like that’s about to get loud again.
✔@malachybrowne · Mar 10, 2019
Replying to @malachybrowneThis reconstruction merges exclusive video with Colombian security footage. A molotov rag veers toward the aid truck and most likely started the fire. By @ckoettl @deborahacosta @drewjordanphoto & @singhvianjali. Story with @caseysjournal: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/10/world/americas/venezuela-aid-fire-video.html …
✔@malachybrowneWithin minutes of the blaze, @marcorubio retweeted an unverified claim and wrote that Maduro's police set fire to the aid. @AmbJohnBolton – in his “new experiment in public diplomacy” [JB emphasis] – followed suit, as did @USAIDMarkGreen and @SecPompeo. Claims that went all the way to the UNSC pic.twitter…
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BUREAU OF EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRSPromoting Mutual Understanding
OVERVIEWOpen & closing dates05/03/2019 to 05/17/2019ServiceCompetitivePay scale & gradeGS 15Salary$137,849 to $166,500 per yearAppointment typePermanentWork scheduleFull-Time …
DutiesSummaryThe position is located in the Office of International Visitors (OIV), Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of International Visitors (OIV) [JB link]. The incumbent of this position serves as Deputy to the Office Director, sharing in the management of the entire organization and all phases of its programs. …
Carries out such duties and responsibilities typical of a second level supervisor such as overseeing the work of supervisory staff and dealing with high level officials of other agencies and organizations.Coordinates the formulation of the Intern..
Professor Vince Gonzales (second from right) presented to participants about telling stories through social media at one of the PD Week workshops that ran from Feb. 4 to 7. (Photo from Twitter) The USC Center on Public Diplomacy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Netherlands wrapped up programming Thursday for Public Diplomacy WeekRead more
Treasures of New York: Institute of International Education
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The Institute of International Education (IIE), a non-profit based out of New York City, has made a global impact by changing the lives of thousands of students, rescuing hundreds of imperiled scholars, and setting the course for a brighter future. In celebration of its centennial, Treasures of New York: Institute of International Education will trace the history of this distinguished organization, shedding light on its major accomplishments over the past hundred years to promote international education and empower the global exchange of ideas. From managing some of the world’s most prestigious scholarships, to its programs that support scholars in crisis, viewers will get an in-depth look at the work of this organization, and learn ..