In a landmark meeting with Turkey’s female diplomats and wives of Turkish diplomats yesterday, First Lady Emine Erdoğan urged them to play a more active role in the international community in Turkey’s soft power efforts Emine Erdoğan hosted female ambassadors and other high-ranking diplomats as well as spouses of Turkish diplomats from all around the
- Public diplomacy
- 19th February 2018
The Good Country's Transnational Diplomacy
Nov 7, 2018
Simon Anholt, an independent advisor on national identity and public diplomacy known for coining the “Nation Brand,” has joined forces with Harvard University's Madeleine Hung to create The Good Country.
Born out of Anholt's Good Country Index, which measured countries' contributions to the planet, the Good Country seeks to create a transnational virtual country designed to foster international collaboration.
The following video is BBC's introduction to the Good Country proposal.
“The goal of the Good Country is to change the culture of governance worldwide,” shares co-founder Madeleine Hung. “For world leaders that means understanding that it's not enough in this moment in history to just care for your domestic population and your size of territory.” Anholt adds, “One of the great things about being a country is that we can behave as a country, we can adopt policies and we can implement them i..
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The Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations in New York (PRMNY) is seeking to hire a Senior Public Affairs Advisor to manage the Mission’s communication portfolio.Position Title: Senior Public Affairs Advisor
Section: United Nations Security Council Campaign
Location: The Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations in New York
Position no: 422683
Starting salary: USD $90,734 (plus benefits)
Competition no: 2019-02
Date posted: January 30, 2019
Closing date: February 13, 2019Employment Tenure: The position has a specified period of employment until March 31, 2021, with the possibility of extension/renewal. This competitive staffing process may be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates for this position with various tenures, including indeterminate, term, assignment/transfer, and/or acting opportunities at the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations in New York (PRMNY), which mi..
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Head of Science and Innovation Team, British Embassy in Beijing
Part of Global Science and Innovation Network
28th November 2019 Beijing, China
FINDING PULSARS: RADIO ASTRONOMY & SPACE SCIENCE OUTREACH IN RURAL CHINAThe FAST Radio Telescope“The greatest danger facing us is ourselves, and irrational fear of the unknown. There is no such thing as the unknown. Only things temporarily hidden, temporarily not understood.”
If you can identify this quote and who said it then you have done well. If not you may be surprised. I’ll come back with an answer to that at the end of this blog.
There a lot to take way from these words, particularly the last three. Space does provide an irrational fear of the unknown, though mainly in the form of Sci-Fi in books, films and TV shows. It’s usually what gets children interested in space – I know I did through watching Star Wars and Star Trek. But children do have a wonderful curiosity about them and getting them intereste..
The below message was distributed to members of the public diplomacy community via e-mail on Feb. 18, 2014 by the State Department. On my first morning as Under Secretary, I wanted to reach out to our many friends and partners who extend, amplify and inform our public diplomacy. You are valued stakeholders in the public