“Facebook is the most difficult channel for us” a social media manager at a foreign ministry recently admitted, echoing a sentiment shared by many a social media manager about the platform. Technically world leaders, governments and foreign ministries have their biggest audiences on Facebook compared to their size of their audiences on Twitter or Instagram.
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Eritrean Public Diplomacy team in Addis Ababa. Concerts planned in four cities for Eritrean musicians ; the last one which is on February 21 will be in Addis Ababa.
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As Ethiopia and Eritrea are deepening relations, Eritrean public and cultural diplomacy [JB emphasis] team has arrived in Addis Ababa earlier today, disclosed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia.The team which is composed of 55 Eritreans from different cultural, professional and other backgrounds is pursuing motives of strengthening historical as well as people-to-people relations between the two countries.In its sojourn in Ethiopia, the team will take part in a range of events and concerts in different parts of Ethiopia. Addis Ababa, Hawassa and Bahir Dar are among cities where the public diplomacy team will attend events and musical concerts.During arrival at Bole International Airport, the team was welcomed by Ambassador Redwan Hussien (Ethiopian Ambassad..
The first “UN Social Media Day” will take place at UN Headquarters in Conference Room 3 on Friday 30 January 2015. All are invited to join the conversation online by using the hashtag of the day: #SocialUN! Anyone with a UN grounds pass is welcome to stop by for one session to to stay for a full
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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..
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Over the winter break, Johns Hopkins SAIS students from various concentrations embarked on a week-long trip to Japan to learn about the role public diplomacy [JB emphasis] plays in the U.S.-Japan relationship.
The trip, funded by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and jointly coordinated by the school’s Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, provided students with the opportunity to speak to academics from Japan’s leading institutions, including Tokyo University and GRIPS, and officials from the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, and Japanese Parliament.
This year, Kakehashi trip participants also made a short detour to Okinawa where they visited Okinawa’s Peace Memorial to learn about the lasting effects of war on the island, and participated in a home-stay program through which they formed lasting bonds and learned about the local culture.
In the spring, the Kakehashi participants will c..