COVID-19 definitivno otvara nova poglavlja digitalne diplomatije. Samo 24 časa od otvaranja profila ‘SerbianEmbassy’ na popularnoj kineskoj društvenoj mreži Weibo, stranicu naše ambasade zapratilo je više od 300.000 korisnika. Poslednjih dana moglo se čuti dosta o prijateljstvu Kine i Srbije, pogotovo u vreme pandemije izazvane COVID-19 virusom. Kineske vlasti odlučile su da priskoče u pomoć
policyforum.net; original article contains links
To strengthen its global and regional influence, Australia should focus on science diplomacy within the Korean peninsula, Olga Krasnyak writes.
About the Author
Olga KrasnyakDr Olga Krasnyak is a researcher in diplomatic studies at Underwood International College, Yonsei Univesity, where she teaches a number of courses majoring in international studies. She is the author of National styles in science, diplomacy, and science diplomacy (Leiden, Boston: Brill 2018).Science diplomacy is not a tool limited to major powers. Middle powers, too, can go beyond simple military and economic strategies, and use their scientific prowess when asserting their position amongst their peers.
In my recent monograph, I analysed past and present examples of science diplomacy practised by major powers, while identifying important structural elements and projecting their future implications. In many cases, middle and smaller powers don’t play a crucial part in..
Kobina Nyame, asempanews.com, March 9, 2019
Image from article: King Ayisoba among the artistes who will perform in front of Spanish Music Festival directors
Della Hayes And Her Women Of Colour, Elom, Fokn Bois, Fra, Gyatabuom And The Lions, Kakatsitsi, King Ayisoba, Kyekyeku & Ghanalogue Highlife, Lamisi, Soulstreet Band, Weku Kronkron Band and the Yibor Afric Band.
These are the twelve Ghanaian bands that will perform and be represented in the Spain-Ghana Vis a Vis, Professional meetings between Spanish music producers and musicians from Ghana next March Friday 15th and Saturday 16th in Accra. The Vis a Vis is a cultural project organized by Spain’s public diplomacy [JB emphasis] institution Casa África, in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and the collaboration of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), the Spanish Embassy in Accra and the Ghanaian Embassy in Madrid.
During this week, Spanish Music Festival directors have made their decision after voting the..
Charles S. Clark, govexec.com; original article contains links (see also, re the media's silence on Nauert having served as Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs )
Image from article, with caption: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the press at United Nations headquarters earlier in December.
President Trump surprised many with his Dec. 7 nomination of State Department spokeswoman and Fox News alumnae Heather Nauert to be his United Nations ambassador.
Most observers agree there will be spirited debate over her qualifications for a job once held by Henry Cabot Lodge, Adlai Stephenson, Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Madeleine Albright.
But fewer noted also that her departure leaves a new vacancy in her current post, officially titled acting undersecretary for public diplomacy and public affairs. [JB emphasis; see also (1)] That only adds to the holes in the structural roster of key officials at State, a challenge traced to an early reluctance to rus..
Gordon Nixon is chief executive officer of Royal Bank of Canada and chair of the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council. Diversity and immigration are important parts of Canada’s past, present and future. Canadians have built a prosperous and civil society, one rich in opportunity, that people of many different cultures call home. Our economic strength