The devil is very influencial because he is holding a bait which pleases the fleshly eyes. By: Kyei-Afrifa Ma Germa More Quotes | Submit Quote Clearly, cultural diplomacy has critically been examined in different ways by both politicians and government think-tanks, trying to unravel the myths surrounding it, and why countries have adopted this phrase
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ecns.cn; Editor: Gu Liping, 2019-04-22; article contains an English-language video of an interview with Norov
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization's (SCO) Secretary-General Vladimir Norov will attend the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing next week.
How can members of the SCO increase connections between their people through the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)?
Below is the transcript of CGTN's interview with Norov. It has been edited for brevity and clarity.
Q: The bedrock of the Belt and Road Initiative is inter-connectivity. What role does the SCO play in promoting people-to-people exchanges?
A: We have a special agreement about cultural cooperation, and a lot of exhibitions are being held in our countries. Communication between people plays an important role.President Xi Jinping during the Summit of Bishkek in 2013 announced the creation of the China Special Committee of the SCO for long-standing good cooperation and partnership. This fulf..
- Public diplomacy
- 25th October 2019
France Regains #1 Spot: The 2019 Soft Power 30
Oct 24, 2019
France tops the rankings of the newly released 2019 Soft Power 30 index and report, released jointly by strategic communications consultancy Portland Communications, Facebook and CPD.
“France reclaims its top spot after a mixed year for the French government,” reads the report. “[Macron] doubtless been strengthened by an economy growing at a faster clip than most large, developed countries.”
The Soft Power 30 methodology considers the following factors when ranking a country's soft power strength: enterprise, culture, digital, government, engagement and education. The release is accompanied by a report that includes dozens of essays by leading experts in soft power, nation branding, global communications and beyond.
Now analyzing countries' performance during 2018, the index has seen the U.S. dropping annually in the rankings since the 2015 analysis, when the U.S. placed first. Here's a glance at the top..
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According to the head of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs Alexander Bugayev, they were interrupted due to some reasons
PYONGYANG, November 18. /TASS/. Russia and North Korea are considering plans of stepping up cooperation to organize youth exchange programs, Head of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs Alexander Bugayev said on Sunday.
Bugayev said he plans to discuss with Pak Chol-min, First Secretary of the Kimilsungist-Kimjongilist Youth League, who is in charge of youth policy in North Korea, the idea of “intensifying youth exchange programs, including exchanges between the leaders of youth organizations and youth movements.”
According to the official, Russia and North Korea began youth exchanges a long time ago, but they were interrupted due to some reasons.
The current visit of the Head of Russia’s Federal Agency for Youth Affairs to Pyongyang is held for the first time in the history of bilateral relations. Bugayev expects that this w..