@AuCanada’s first tweet used the word “ouais”, which turned out to be a slightly controversial choice. Twitter It was, perhaps, as Canadian a moment in the 21st century as you’re going to get. Last Wednesday, Canada officially launched its national Twitter accounts in French and English as part of an integrated diplomacy strategy. At aRead more
News item | 09-01-2019 | 09:12The Netherlands Embassy in Baghdad is looking for a proactive and resourceful candidate for the position of Projects, Policy and Communications Officer.The Netherlands has designated Iraq as a focus country for its foreign policy. It has developed a new strategy for Iraq with security and peacebuilding, migration, human rights and economic development as main priorities. The Dutch government offers a wide range of assistence and cooperation to Iraq in support of that strategy. The successful candidate will help therein, by managing Dutch-funded projects in Iraq, improving migration cooperation and supporting online communications.Duties and results areasProject ManagementManage the project portfolio of the Netherlands in Iraq, which consists of activities in the four priority areas: security, migration, work & income and human rights. This entails i.a.Identifying and monitoring Dutch-funded projects in order to achieve maxim..
Fletcher Students Explore The Digital WorldThe Murrow Center is pleased to highlight student work on the related issues of media, cyber, and public diplomacy [JB emphasis]. This body of research and activity forms a strong, integrated foundation for the Center’s work. The Murrow Center also recognizes those Fletcher students using the skills we teach to cover a broad base of issues in publications and other multimedia projects.Highlighted PublicationsCapstone ProjectsFletcher’s JournalsPublications by Students …
Photo in article: Ethiopian Herald – The Grand Renaissance Dam or GERD.
Addis Ababa — Public and official diplomacy [JB emphasis] need to go side by side as they are critical to enhance ties and bridge gaps regarding the Ethiopian Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), member of an Egyptian public diplomacy said.
In an exclusive interview with ENA [Ethiopian News Agency], Moustafa El Gendy, a former independent member of Egypt's parliament and member of the diplomacy delegation, said public and official diplomacy are “as critical as two wings of a plane”.
He added that countries should use both public and official diplomacy simultaneously in order to resolve differences.
“Let us fly the plane with the two wings not one. One wing depicts official diplomacy while the other related to public diplomacy. Then, with the two together, with two good pilots and I mean good pilots in the cockpit, we will fly and we will go far,” he said.
Describing public diplomacy as 'a..
Six years ago to the day, I signed into Twitter for the first time. At the time I was studying for exams and though I had a budding interest in the United Nations (UN), the concept of diplomacy was frankly pretty alien. Little did I know, about a half decade later, I would sit atRead more