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Office of the SpokespersonWashington, DCMarch 11, 2019 Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs and Senior Official for Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] and Public Affairs Michelle S. Giuda travels to the United Kingdom March 11-12.In London, Assistant Secretary Giuda will deliver opening remarks at a meeting of the Communications Working Group of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS. The Working Group seeks to contest the information space in which ISIS operates. It also seeks to ensure that the contraction of the group’s territory is followed by its ideological defeat, while coordinating strategic communications among Coalition members to tackle future propaganda threats from other violent extremist organizations.Assistant Secretary Giuda will also discuss government communications strategies with UK government officials. In addition, she will meet with U.S. Embassy staff and the Department’s London Media Hub.
The Turkish prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, said Facebook and YouTube could be banned following local elections in March after leaked tapes of an alleged phone call between him and his son went viral, prompting calls for his resignation. Erdoğan claims social media sites have been abused by his political enemies, in particular his former
Good morning, everyone. It’s exciting to see so many people get together here at DFATD [Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada] to discuss digital diplomacy. At this point, I’d normally take some time to compliment my friend Carl Bildt, but I fear he’s getting fed up with hearing my voice. Over the last two days
Specijalni neoružani rat protiv srpskog naroda tema je kojom se bavi Slobodan Stojičević u svojoj knjizi „Mrežni rat protiv Srba“. Kako se danas ratuje bez oružja i kako se civilnim sredstvima postepeno vrši tzv. meka okupacija? Kako se uticajem na svest potčinjava narod? Da li su civilne metode opasnije od vojnih? Kako se vremenom gubi nacionalna pripadnost i ostvaruje strategija
Molly Callahan, news.northeastern.edu, March 15, 2019
Photo: Aislinn Mangan, Barbara Alcena, Juan Ning, and Movlan Aliyev are volunteering at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women this week. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
For four Northeastern students, volunteering at a United Nations commission is more than just a course assignment; it’s a chance to represent their countries on the world stage.
Barbara Alcena, Movlan Aliyev, Aislinn Mangan, and Juan Ning, graduate students in Tatjana Kobb’s public diplomacy [JB emphasis] class, are volunteering at the 63rd annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women at U.N. headquarters in New York City through March 22.
The U.N. Commission, founded in 1946, is the principal global diplomatic body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. Representatives from U.N. member states and certain nonprofit organizations gather each year to assess global issues that affe..