International diplomacy is changing fast. Career diplomats in Washington are increasingly finding themselves sidelined and distrusted by their own political masters. Meanwhile, in Beijing, China’s foreign policy professionals are being schooled to prioritise nationalistic rhetoric over subtle negotiation. Then there’s the advent of social media and the 24-hour news cycle. The days of discreet deal-making
- Public diplomacy
- 18th January 2020
Latest Must-Reads in Public Diplomacy: January 2020
Jan 14, 2020
The January edition of CPD Faculty Fellow Bruce Gregory's public diplomacy reading list is now available. Known affectionately at CPD as “Bruce's List,” this list is a compilation of books, journal articles, papers and blogs on a wide variety of PD topics and features a number of CPD scholars.
Highlights from this latest list include:
“Cyber Diplomacy,” PD Magazine, Center on Public Diplomacy, University of Southern California, Issue 22, Fall/Winter 2019. In this edition of PD Magazine, USC students and an array of international scholars and practitioners discuss issues relevant to diplomacy and its practice in the cyber domain. The articles divide into five sections. (1) “Equipping diplomats for the cyber age” begins with a lead article by Shaun Riordan (European Institute for International Studies) on “Cyber Diplomacy: Why Diplomats Need to Get Into Cyberspace.” (2) A section on “Cyber diplomacy’s risin..
U.S. Embassy Abuja PAS Annual Program StatementCFDA Number: 19.040 – Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Programs
Contact: PAS, U.S. Embassy Abuja
Email: [email protected] Opportunity DescriptionThe U.S. Embassy Abuja Public Affairs Section (PAS) is pleased to issue this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for its Public Diplomacy (PD) small grants program. This annual program statement outlines PAS’ funding priorities and the procedures for submitting applications for funding. Please carefully read through and follow all instructions below. Implementation of this program remains subject to the approval and availability of U.S. government fiscal year 2019 (FY2019) funds.Purpose of PAS Grants: PAS awards a limited number of grants to individuals, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions, and other civil society entities that further the Embassy’s policy goals and strengthen relations between the American and Nigerian peoples. PAS will p..
On Tuesday, ASP Board Member Ambassador Don Beyer spoke on his experiences as Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Outlining the three roles of an ambassador as 1.) government to government diplomacy, 2.) economic statecraft, and 3.) public diplomacy, Beyer presented on a myriad of topics relevant to U.S. relations with Switzerland, ranging from the Iranian
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Information for the Press N°: 458/18Within the framework of cooperation in the field of football, Chinese football players will stay in Argentina for a nine-month period, during which they will play approximately 30 friendlies against the youth teams of Banfield Club and other Argentine clubs, in addition to receiving specific training under the supervision of the coaching and physical training staff of Banfield Club.The Chinese delegation, comprised of 28 football players between the ages of 14 to 16 and 3 coaches, will be staying at the facilities of Banfield in the municipality of Luis Guillón.The presentation and the first official activity of this second stage of the football cooperation agreement signed by Presidents Macri and Xi Jinping in China in May 2017 took place on 9 November at Banfield Club.The event included a visit to the stadium facilities and the club, a welcoming address by Banfield's president..