gwtoday.gwu.edu, March 06, 2019
The Vermont senator was awarded the Walter Roberts Award for Congressional Leadership in Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] during a Capitol Hill ceremony
Image from article: Janet Steele (right) presents Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) with the Walter Roberts Award for Congressional Leadership in Public Diplomacy. (Photo: Colette Kent)The George Washington University Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication recently awarded U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) the Walter Roberts Award for Congressional Leadership in Public Diplomacy.The institute also announced a grant from the Walter Roberts Endowment to the Vermont Council on World Affairs to enhance international youth leadership exchanges.Mr. Leahy said he was grateful for the honor and thankful for the work GW and the Vermont Council on World Affairs were doing to promote awareness and understanding of the world. Vermonters understand their future is inextricably linked to the wider world, he sai..
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Aleksandar Vucic has told Voice of America (VOA) that he was pleased with the results of Monday's UN Security Council session. The session was called to discuss Pristina's decision to start forming an army in Kosovo – a move Serbia strongly opposes. …At: https://www.b92.net
Uprkos čestim saopštenjima iz EU „o pretnji ruske propagande“, Evropska komisija je u svom izveštaju od juna ove godine priznala da nije otkrila znakove javne kampanje dezinformacija spolja, kada je reč o izborima za Evropski parlament, iako su izvestili o pokušajima „nekih ruskih izvora“ da utiču na izbor birača.
- Public diplomacy
- 15th February 2019
Angela Lewis, thediplomat.com, February 14, 2019
StarTimes is making inroads across the continent, and winning fans in the process.Image from article, with caption: A StarTimes building — and billboard — in Tanzania. Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ Ali A. Fazal
According to BuzzFeed News, on February 1 Chinese state television broadcaster CGTN America registered as a foreign agent in the United States, to comply with the Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA). CGTN America director-general Jing Ma remained upbeat, claiming the registration was not a reflection on the editorial professionalism of staff, but it is bad news for China’s soft power efforts. Registration directly links CGTN America to propaganda messaging of the Chinese state, thereby weakening public diplomacy [JB emphasis] objectives of building trust and credibility.Unfortunately, this setback is part of a pattern of failure in Chinese media capacity building since the turn of the 21st century. In 2002, China designated..
A look at recent, digitally empowered campaigns whose challenges and successes provide guidelines for making change Rallying against climate change in New York, September 21, 2014 (Reuters) Social movements are not novel phenomena. One need only consider the Ozone Protection campaign, which played a pivotal role in catalyzing the development of an international treaty designed